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Fed up with suffering the effects from fibromyalgia? 5 benefits of using the Perrin Technique

Updated: Oct 2, 2020

In the western world, many people are diagnosed with conditions which have no identifiable cause and so, have no known treatment.

Perrin Technique in London

Indeed, in the UK, conditions like chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia are increasing, alongside psychologically based illnesses such as depression and anxiety. While many doctors prescribe pain medication to relieve the discomfort caused by chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia, many people find these medications make them feel sluggish and unable to function in day to day life.

If you are looking for a way to relieve conditions like fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue, look no further.

At Rakhee Osteopathy, our team can offer fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome sufferers the Perrin Technique in London. A form of osteopathy which involves manual drainage of the lymph nodes, this technique has been found to reduce the symptoms of chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia and sleep disorders without the need for sedative or opiate based medications, something which is highly desirable.

Sounds too good to be true? Read on for some of the other benefits that the Perrin Technique in London has to offer.


As a simple set of massages, the Perrin Technique in London is non-invasive and can actually help you to feel relaxed.

When you come to Rakhee Osteopathy, our skilled team will gently massage specific areas of your body, to help drain potentially clogged lymph nodes, which in turn will alleviate the symptoms you are suffering from. No needles, no medication and no X-rays, this is certainly a non-invasive way to help alleviate discomfort.

Can be self-administered

Another benefit is that once you have learned how to apply this technique effectively, you can use it on yourself whenever you wish.

While our team may advise you on how often to apply it based on your symptoms and diagnosed condition, there are simple techniques you can do on yourself at home and can once again be useful in helping you to relax alongside relieving pain related symptoms.

No medication regimen

In the traditional treatment of conditions like fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, many people are given a medication regimen to follow each day, which can impact on daily functioning such as attending days out or working.

As there is no medication required with this osteopathic technique, you are free to go about your day as you please, without rattling like a portable pharmacy!

Simple and natural

Lymphatic drainage is not a new concept in the treatment of chronic pain and fatigue. As this technique is simply a manual way of draining lymph nodes, it is completely natural and simple to administer.

Treatment frequency decreases overs time

Treatment is weekly to begin with but over time the frequency of the treatments drops to fortnightly then monthly and continues to decrease until gradually over time many patients return to a full and normal life not requiring any treatment at all.


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