To increase mobility and reduce tension in the neck by lengthening and relaxing the local muscles.
Be seated with feet comfortably apart and head in neutral position.
Using your hand, slowly and in a controlled manner bend your head forward in attempt to contact your chin with your chest. Then flex your neck a bit further with gentle forward pressure with your hand. Hold in this position for 5-10 seconds. Then tilt the head backwards to look at the ceiling. Extend your neck a bit further with gentle backward pressure on your chin. Hold this position for 5-10 seconds and return to the neutral position. Repeat the prescribed number of times.
At the end of range of motion take a deep breath.
Seek your osteopath's advice before doing this stretch.