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Managing CFS/ME successfully with The Perrin Technique

Updated: Oct 21, 2022

The Perrin Technique

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, is a complicated and debilitating disease which is characterised by extreme tiredness and fatigue which does not improve with rest. CFS/ME can prevent patients from carrying out their day-to-day activities with a negative impact on all aspects of life. It has a wide range of devastating symptoms, including aches and pains in the muscles and joints, headache, cognitive function disorders, lack of coordination, loss of mobility, sleep disturbance and a weakened immune system. The Perrin technique is a specialist osteopathic massage technique which has been designed to help combat these symptoms. If you have been diagnosed with CFS/ME or if you think that your symptoms sound similar to those noted above then you need to speak to us at our practice to find out more. Here at Rakhee Osteopathy we are proud practitioners of The Perrin Technique, we can find out whether or not it is suitable for you and if so, how we can proceed.

An individually tailored treatment plan

If you book an appointment with us, a physical examination will be carried out at your initial consultation. This is a visual and manual examination of your body, looking for specific signs and symptoms which are thought to be associated with patients who are suffering from CFS/ME. Alongside the physical examination we will also take a detailed case history and together this will provide you with a positive diagnosis using the theory behind The Perrin Technique. A positive diagnosis is necessary to help you and us understand your symptoms better. The diagnosis system according to the technique is quick and efficient in comparison to pathological testing in the form of blood tests, urine samples, X-rays and scans which are unable to give you a positive diagnosis, but rather rule out other diseases.

By carrying out a physical assessment using The Perrin Technique, we can help you and begin your treatment immediately. With all the information our team will put together an individually tailored treatment plan for you, including an idea of how long you can expect the treatment to continue. This consists of specialist osteopathic massage techniques which are designed to manually stimulate lymph flow around your body. This is to help remove the toxins which may be responsible for the symptoms that you are experiencing. Encouraging the metabolism or excretion of toxins from the body will reduce the pressure on the sympathetic nervous system. Thus allowing it to function as normal, which in turn will promote better overall wellbeing as well as reducing the impact of CFS/ME for you and those who are responsible for you. It is important to note that the technique is not designed to cure you from CFS/ME, rather it is designed to help you manage your symptoms more successfully until you are able to combat the symptoms completely. Speak to us today to find out more about beginning a course of The Perrin Technique for you or your loved one.


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