Osteopathy focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders and the effects of these conditions on patients’ general health. We’ve listed osteopaths for children in Essex who are experienced in working with people of all ages, from tiny babies to ninety-year-olds.

Baby and Child Osteopaths in Essex

Osteopathy is reported to help babies with a number of conditions, including discomfort whilst lying on their back, plagiocephaly (flat head syndrome), feeding issues, restlessness, and excessive mucus production.

South/West Essex Osteopaths

Angus Hellier Family Osteopathy Centre
11 Mill Lane, Great Dunmow, Dunmow CM6 1BG
The clinic aims to inform and empower you in terms of your health, and to improve your understanding and self-management of your problems. They take a holistic approach to diagnosis. If you or your family member are in pain, they will identify if that pain is medical or mechanical. They will triage and refer you to either your family doctor, or the appropriate medical specialist. If the pain is of mechanical origin we will deal with your problem there and then, having discussed and agreed with you a treatment plan.
01371 875217

Anna Guthrie Osteopathic Clinic
2 Waverley Road, Benfleet, Essex SS7 4AZ
We are here to help so please ring our osteopaths for free advice. The Anna Guthrie Osteopathic Clinic offers cranial osteopathy to everyone from babies to the elderly. Osteopathy recognises that a lot of pain and disability suffered stems from abnormalities in our body’s structure and function. Call the clinic for free advice.
01268 569 639

Billericay Osteopathic Practice
105 Stock Road, Billericay, Essex, CM12 0RP
Osteopathic treatments covering back pain, neck pain, sports injuries, shoulder pain, joint pain and posture. Cranial osteopathy and infant specialists – diagnosis is made by the osteopath gently holding the patient’s head, or other parts of the body and using a highly developed sense of touch to feel movement. Treatment is also very relaxing, using specific adjustments to ease restrictions.
01277 634080

The Brentwood Osteopath
27 Hutton Road, Shenfield, Essex CM15 8JU
The Brentwood Osteopath, Keith Sparling, treats people of all ages, from babies to more mature patients who want to reduce pain and improve mobility. During your first consultation, Keith will involve taking a thorough case and medical history, after which he will examine your child. After taking you through active movements and performing the relevant osteopathic tests, Keith will give you a diagnosis and where appropriate, proceed with treatment.
01277 514781

Clarks Healthcare – Benfleet Osteopaths
378 London Rd, South Benfleet, Benfleet SS7 1AX
The male and female osteopaths are trained to diagnose and release strains, tensions, aches and pains and minor sports injuries in children. Advice on healthy eating, posture and exercise is also given as part of a tailor-made package of care. The Clinic is friendly and welcoming and the very gentleness of osteopathic treatment makes it ideal for children as well as parents. During the child’s treatment session, parents or guardians will be present and all procedures will be explained to ensure that your experience is a positive one.
01268 795705

The Colin Dove Practice
70 Eastern Rd, Romford RM1 3QA
The Colin Dove Practice has a long history of treating children of all ages. Paediatric osteopaths use very gentle techniques and are equipped to treat even the most fragile babies, including those born prematurely. Some of the osteopaths at the Colin Dove practice have experience using osteopathy to treat babies in Neonatal Intensive or Special Care and children of all ages in general paediatric wards. Several of the osteopaths have completed postgraduate courses in paediatric osteopathy and are members of the faculty and Alumni of the Foundation for Paediatric Osteopathy.
01708 762441

Essex Osteo
Thurrock & Wickford
Osteopath Ben Calvert-Painter is an international author, lecturer and examiner who has spent many years treating everyone from newborns through to the aged. During cranial osteopathy sessions, you can also discuss techniques and ideas that you can implement to help your child at home, including exercises and massage techniques. Osteopathy treatments are also available for mums-to-be and after birth to alleviate some of the symptoms and improve recovery.
Thurrock: 01375 481212
Wickford: 01268 477089
Mobile: 07711 521233
Email: info@essexosteo.co.uk

Feelgood Factor Osteopath
59 Burnham Road, Leigh on Sea, Essex SS9 2JR
Silke Ukena has worked in Essex for over 30 years. With decades of clinical experience, she has developed her own style of gentle holistic techniques to get her patients back to optimal health. Her methods are evolved and dynamic aiming to reach her patients on all physical, emotional, spiritual & mental levels. Silke’s gentle methods and experience enable her to treat all age groups. Children have to be chaperoned to the age of 14.
07775 814234

Linda Aryaeenia Osteopathy
8 Highfield Approach, Billericay, Essex CM11 2PD
When Linda Aryaeenia first meets her younger patients she will take a full case history and examines them carefully and gently to identify any points of weakness or excessive strain throughout the body. Using very subtle and gentle techniques, the accumulated stresses and strains in the body are gradually released. This extremely gentle type of treatment is suitable for everyone from newborn babies to the very elderly.
07580 602181

Queen’s Road Osteopathy
48a Queens Road, Buckhurst Hill, Essex, IG9 5BY
Queen’s Road osteopaths are highly trained health professionals who take a babies normal growth progression into account and assist with the health. The techniques can be used to assist in normal growth. Cranial osteopathy for children is also beneficial during their growth and development. This will help to identify and disturbances to growth during the early stages. The Osteopath will first take a full medical history to make sure your child is safe to treat. If there is any concern about the presence of a more serious underlying condition, the patient may be referred to their doctor for further investigations.
020 8502 9244

Mid Essex Osteopaths

Chelmsford Osteopathy Centre at School House
19 Widford Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9AL.
Qualified, professional therapists providing treatments to people of all ages. Treatments are suitable for anyone from newborn babies to the very elderly, including cranial, paediatric and classical osteopathy, and neuro-linguistic programming for children and adults. Appointments available on Saturday mornings, early mornings and late evenings.
01245 280088

Feelgood Factor Osteopath
24 Maldon Road, Danbury, Essex CM3 4QH
Silke Ukena has worked in Essex for over 30 years. With decades of clinical experience, she has developed her own style of gentle holistic techniques to get her patients back to optimal health. Her methods are evolved and dynamic aiming to reach her patients on all physical, emotional, spiritual & mental levels. Silke’s gentle methods and experience enable her to treat all age groups. Children have to be chaperoned to the age of 14.
07775 814234

Quendon Osteopathy
4a Red Cottages, Cambridge Road, Quendon, Saffron Walden, CB11 3XH
Jacolin Sheaf (Lampon) has been treating babies and children for over 20 years and has developed an individual approach using specific, skilled light pressure techniques (‘cranial’ osteopathy) in conjunction with very gentle functional ‘myofascial release’ and ‘balanced ligamentous tension’ techniques. If you have any questions about the treatment of children or would like to know if I might be able to help your baby or child, please ring 01799 543444.

North Essex Osteopaths

Bacon and Associates
Clacton – Colchester – Wivenhoe
With 25 years experience and with over 17,000 registered patients, this is one of the leading clinics providing Osteopathy and Physiotherapy in the Colchester and Tendring area. Cranial Osteopathy is a gentle therapy suitable for all ages but very helpful for babies as soon as they are born and for children. Cranial osteopathy is a touch-based therapy and works with the forces which are steering us towards normal function. The treatment is not painful and very gentle and often relaxing.
01206 825811

Coastal Osteopaths
Coast Road, West Mersea, Essex CO5 8LS
Coastal Osteopaths was established nearly 30 years ago and Karen is now treating the 3rd generation of my patients. The clinic uses a variety of Osteopathic techniques and their patients range in age from premature babies to ninety-year-olds.
01206 385362

Lexden Heath Practice
10 Victoria Rd, Colchester CO3 3NT
Lexden Heath Practice is a well-established private practice located in a quiet residential area of Lexden, Colchester. The team of specialists offer osteopath, a wide variety of massage therapies and hypnotherapy to provide treatments for the whole family, including mums-to-be and babies. Call for a free phone consultation. Osteopathy and Massage Therapy are both available in blocks of 6 payable in advance to save you 10% per treatment.
01206 579 777

Osteopathy at The Mersea Road Clinic
312 & 314 Mersea Road, Colchester, Essex CO2 8QY
Osteopaths at The Mersea Road Clinic in Colchester look for tension and restriction in your child using the same principles and similar techniques as they would in an adult. We treat babies and children of all ages and our Osteopaths will devise a treatment plan for each individual.
01206 548899
01206 510198