Entries by Jamiegodwin

Sleep Apnea / Insomnia

Over the last 25 years, I have seen countless specialists from pulmonologists, back surgeons, chiropractors, neurologists, ent specialists and physiotherapists for my chronic breathing, sleep and back issues, due to a car accident. I have been fortunate to have found Dr Ashburner who has been treating me for the last 2 months and for the […]

Coccyx Pain

It has been 1 year that I have pain in my coccyx. I had seen several osteopaths and doctors in France and AUSTRIA that didn’t solve my issue and my pain. After the first session with Dr.Guy my pain has been fully gone. It was for me a full miracle and such a release of […]

Osteopathy Evidence and Research

The first South African osteopathic regulatory Act was passed in 1974; as the Homeopaths, Naturopaths, Osteopaths and Herbalists Act, 1974. Ironically, this is exactly 100 years since Osteopathy was founded by Dr. Andrew Taylor Still in 1874 in the USA. The Allied Health Professions Act, of 1982 was passed and the Allied Health Professionals Council […]

History of Osteopathy

The practise of Osteopathy originated in America’s Midwestnear the turn of the 19th Century. It was the pioneering foresight of a frontier physician living in Missouri, Dr Andrew Taylor Still, which led to the formulation of a new way of confronting healing and medicine. Still’s initial impulse to reform what he saw as weaknesses inherent […]

Cranial Osteopathy

Cranial Osteopathy is a very subtle and gentle approach to the treatment of the whole body (not just the head as the name implies). Cranial Osteopathy examines the complex structure of the head in detail and its considerable influence on the health of the whole body via its connection to the spine. The skull is […]

Vertigo – Dizziness

I have been suffering from motion sickness most of my life. Vertigo seemed to have taken over, taking about a week to disappear. So, for a few years I suffered on and off with Vertigo, even doing the Vertigo relief exercises, and taking nausea and dizzy tabs, which left me on a high, and Vertigo […]

The impact of poor posture on Women's Health

In Women’s Month, instead of focusing exclusively on the accomplishments of women, its equally important to focus on the health of a women. In this modern and fast-paced world of ours, poor posture is having a major impact on Women’s health. ‘Osteopathy is based on the perfection of Nature’s work. When all parts of the […]


Meer as 80% van volwassenes ervaar rugpyn op een of ander stadium in hul lewens, maar net omdat dit so ’n algemene probleem is, beteken dit nie jy kan of moet dit bloot net ignoreer nie. “So een keer elke paar maande skiet hierdie verskriklike pyn deur my rug en slat my asem weg,” vertel […]

Neurological Disease

What a wonderful caring doctor! My husband, who has a neurological disease with multiple disabilities, felt safe and secure in his hands. We loved his approach to osteopathy (as this is not the first osteopath we have used). We highly recommend Dr Ashburner – who is 1 of only 2 practitioners in the entire country […]

Degenerative Lumbar Spine

I THOUGHT I WILL NEVER WALK STRAIGHT UP AGAIN!In October 2016, I woke up with pain in my right gluteus muscle and a bit of pins and needles in my right foot. From March 2017 – May 2018 I visited chiropractors, physiotherapists, biokineticists, a lynotherapist, a pain and nerve release practitioner and tried body stress […]