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Managing CFS/ME using the Perrin Technique in London

Chronic fatigue syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is a chronic disease that can affect people of all ages and different lifestyles. It can affect those with very active lifestyles as well as those enjoying their retirement. CFS/ME has even been found to affect children as young as 5 years old.

CFS/ME can leave patients with intense lethargy, pain in the muscles and joints and an overall flu-like feeling that progresses over time to the loss of mobility and disruption to cognitive function. This progression will continue until the patient can no longer carry out their daily activities by themselves.

It can be a severely debilitating disease that can have a negative impact on all aspects of your life and those around you. Unfortunately, CFS/ME has been described as the black hole of medicine, and there is no universal diagnosis or treatment for this disease as it varies significantly between patients.

The history of the Perrin Technique

The Perrin Technique in London has been used for over 10 years here at Rakhee Osteopathy, and we are proud practitioners of this osteopathic technique that has helped our patients in the management of the symptoms of CFS/ME.

The Perrin Technique was developed by Dr Raymond Perrin, an osteopath and neuroscientist who had treated a cyclist in 1989 for lower back pain and symptoms of CFS/ME. Whilst using an osteopathic treatment for the cyclist's lower back pain, Dr Perrin inadvertently helped reduce his symptoms of CFS/ME. This encouraged Dr Perrin to begin an investigation into the relationship between osteopathy and CFS/ME. Ever since 1989, Dr Perrin has continued to research CFS/ME, for which he has become highly recognised in his field.

We at Rakhee Osteopathy have been awarded twice for excellence in our practice of the Perrin Technique in London. So, speak to us today to find out about putting together a tailored treatment plan to help you address your symptoms, manage your illness better and begin your road to recovery very soon.

The Perrin Technique for Long COVID

Over the last two years, we have seen hundreds and thousands of people suffer from COVID-19, which has taken over our lives. Those who have been infected by the COVID-19 virus and recovered have reported ongoing tiredness and lethargy similar to those of CFS/ME sufferers.

Here at Rakhee Osteopathy, we have been practising the Perrin Technique in London for the treatment of Long COVID symptoms. If you have been affected by COVID-19 and would like to speak to us to find out about how we can help alleviate or ease your symptoms, then call us today. We will book you in for an appointment and begin to formulate a treatment plan that can help restore your health.

With specialised osteopathic massages and the manipulation of the head, neck, chest and back, we aim to encourage better lymph and blood circulation throughout your body. This will help eliminate toxins that may have built up in your system and subsequently promote better homeostasis in your body. Speak to our friendly and professional team here at Rakhee Osteopathy today.


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