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Neck Pain Treatment In Chelmsford

Osteopathy for Neck Pain

We find the root cause, treat and then create a plan to keep you pain free…

Common causes of Neck Pain

Neck pain is rarely a symptom of a more serious problem, but it does affect our quality of life. Let’s look at the main causes:

  • Poor posture: Prolonged sitting or standing in a hunched over position can lead to neck pain and discomfort.
  • Muscle strain: Lifting heavy objects, improper lifting technique, or excessive use of the muscles in the neck can cause muscle strain that leads to neck pain.
  • Whiplash: This type of neck injury is usually caused by a car accident and results in pain, stiffness, and difficulty moving the head.
  • Pinched nerve: Pressure on a nerve in the neck due to herniated discs or bone spurs can cause severe neck pain that radiates down the arms and legs.
  • Cervical degenerative disc disease: This condition is caused by the natural breakdown of intervertebral discs that leads to neck pain.
  • Osteoarthritis: The wear and tear of the joints in the neck over time can cause neck pain, stiffness and decreased range of motion.

Our Osteopaths & Fees

Principal Osteopath

45 Minutes First Appointment £85
30 Minutes Return Appointment £66

Senior Osteopaths

45 Minutes First Appointment £75
30 Minutes Return Appointment £60

Associate Osteopaths

45 Minutes First Appointment £65
30 Minutes Return Appointment £54
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Neck Pain explained

Neck pain is a common symptom that can range from mild discomfort to severe pain and stiffness. Common symptoms of neck pain include soreness, headaches, muscle tightness or spasms, and difficulties moving the head. Neck pain can be caused by many different factors such as poor posture, muscle strain, whiplash, pinched nerve, cervical degenerative disc disease, or osteoarthritis. Neck pain can limit one’s ability to carry out everyday activities and can be very debilitating.

How does an Osteopath treat Neck Pain?

Osteopathic treatment for neck pain includes soft tissue manipulation, joint mobilisation and/or massage, exercises to strengthen muscles, postural advice, and lifestyle modifications. The goal of an osteopath is to reduce pain, improve mobility and flexibility in the neck and reduce the risk of future injury. The treatment plan is tailored to each patient’s individual needs and goals.

How long does it typically take to recover from Neck Pain?

The length of time it takes to recover from neck pain varies from patient to patient, however most people start to see improvements after just a few treatments. It is important for patients to follow the recommended treatment plan and continue with any exercises or lifestyle modifications suggested by their osteopath in order to achieve the best possible outcome.

Treatment Summary


The osteopath will then use gentle manipulation, stretching and massage to help reduce pain and stiffness.

No. Of Visits

In some cases, a single visit may be enough to reduce pain and discomfort. In more severe or long-term conditions, a course of treatments may be necessary to achieve lasting relief.


We will also provide advice on lifestyle changes, such as exercise or ways to improve posture, that can help support recovery.

Neck Treatment Posts

Osteopath Reviews

Keeping Chelmsford Moving
Vey good visit went through what treatment I would need very good treatment very polite has helped my condition hopefully will progress to terminate the pain I am suffering
Stephen Kemp
Stephen Kemp
14:28 07 Feb 24
Chris sorted out my long-standing neck problem which was showing no signs of improving through rest. Great guy - give him a go and I don't think you'll regret it.
Maurice Crockard
Maurice Crockard
13:50 05 Oct 23
Everytime ive needed treatment for my pain the staff have been so lovely, informative and helpful. I always recommend these guys to anyone as i know they go above and beyond to help you. Big shoutout to the new assiocate osteopath Harry who is very down to earth and easy to have a chat with. He did a great job of treating my shoulder pain, informing me about next steps to take, exercises to do and making me feel at ease. 👍✨️
12:04 18 Sep 23
Fantastic clinic, Chris has always been able to get me moving again from running injuries, martial arts to crossfit.Worth a visit!
Amar Mistry
Amar Mistry
11:39 02 Aug 23
Can't recommend Chris and his team highly enough. Professional, knowledgeable, and all round miracle-worker!
Lucy Hughes
Lucy Hughes
12:59 25 Jul 23
Went for a first appointment for RSI with Chris. Simply incredible. Listened carefully, very calm and then offered helpful advice. Worked on my back and shoulders and arms and explained connections between different parts. Provided exercises via video and Youtube (for a secondary issue which he was kind enough to offer help on as well even though the session was meant for RSI). Already booked a 2nd appointment and feeling super happy.The receptionist was lovely and kind and the atmosphere of the place is superb as well. 10/10 overall for everything.
guy oliver
guy oliver
11:50 25 Jul 23
It's such a welcoming atmosphere in the clinic, and the team at Forte are outstanding! Very knowledgeable and they work with you to support your injury/condition! Highly recommend!!
Tom Regan
Tom Regan
20:55 03 Jul 23
I've seen Niro on and off for a few years now when needed and would highly recommend. I even took my 11 years old daughter who's Autistic to see him, he was amazing with her. His manner is professional but friendly. I've previously had a negative experience with another well known clinic in Chelmsford, felt as if they were just interested in the money and doing more treatments than needed, i have never had this with Niro. Great staff, lovely place, highly recommended.
Verity Roberson
Verity Roberson
18:37 24 Jun 23

Let’s take action to treat your Neck Pain

Chris Branch
Principal Osteopath

We understand that taking the first steps to becoming pain free is always a big decision.

I'd like to personally reassure you that every case is dealt with respectfully, transparently and with care.

Please book your initial appointment and our knowledgeable practitioners will be able to guide you toward feeling great again.

Private Health Insurance

Osteopathy is often covered by private health insurance, but in some cases it is an additional element of the policy or you may need to get a referral from your GP or approval in advance. It is best to contact your insurer and ask about the details and process for your particular policy. We can invoice direct to the insurer if appropriate.

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