The Perrin Technique is an osteopathic technique that is used in the diagnosis and management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or CFS/ME and other similar illnesses. This technique was first developed in 1989 by Dr Raymond Perrin, a neuroscientist and osteopath who was treating a patient for lower back pain and inadvertently relieved them of their symptoms of CFS/ME. Since then, much research has been carried out into this technique and it has helped many patients manage their symptoms more successfully. Here at Rakhee Osteopathy, we are some of the most experienced practitioners of the Perrin technique in London, and we will provide you with a diagnosis for CFS/ME or other similar diseases such as Fibromyalgia or Long COVID. These diseases present very similar symptoms, and a positive diagnosis will not only help you understand your symptoms but also allow us to create an individually tailored treatment plan for you to help relieve the symptoms and improve your quality of life.
The Perrin Technique for the diagnosis of CFS/ME
CFS/ME is thought to be caused as a result of the buildup of neurotoxins in the brain and the spinal cord, resulting in a dysfunction of the sympathetic nervous system. This results in devastating symptoms, including extreme fatigue, debilitating pain, loss of mobility, confusion, sleep disturbance and even memory loss. Dysfunction of the sympathetic nervous system has a few characteristic physical signs that have been noted in patients suffering from CFS/ME. The Perrin Technique in London looks for these signs to help diagnose the disease. Here at Rakhee Osteopathy, our award-winning Perrin Technique practitioner will look for a disturbed spinal posture, enlarged lymph vessels and pain or sensitivity in specific areas of the body that are related to sympathetic nerve disturbance or the build-up of lymphatic fluid. If we can identify these common signs, then we can provide you with a definitive diagnosis for your illness, allowing us to put together an individually tailored treatment plan for you.
The Perrin Technique for the management of CFS/ME
The Perrin Technique in London is designed to help you manage your CFS/ME symptoms more effectively. Our practitioner here at Rakhee Osteopathy will incorporate cranial and spinal massage techniques, including gentle massage of the head, neck, back and chest. These massages are designed to manually stimulate lymphatic drainage so that neurotoxins, which may have built up in the body, can be drained out of the lymphatic system and into the blood. From here, they can be detoxified correctly, helping to gradually improve the function of the sympathetic nervous system and ease the symptoms related to this disease. Speak to us at Rakhee Osteopathy today and let us provide you with a definitive diagnosis and an individually tailored treatment plan, which will help you gradually combat the symptoms of CFS/ME or other similar Chronic Fatigue symptoms so that you can improve the quality of your life and restore your health and overall wellbeing.