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What is The Perrin Technique?

Updated: Dec 1, 2020

The Perrin Technique in London is a special osteopathic technique. This technique is a tried and tested one which has been continuously developed over the last 30 years by specialist, Dr Ray Perrin. The technique has been used on many different patients and can be effective in relieving some issues they have acquired as a result of their syndromes. The Perrin Technique can be used as both a diagnostic tool and treatment approach for CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome) and ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis). You can be certain that here at Rakhee Osteopathy, we have a strong background in treating people with CFS and ME. You can be assured that this technique has the scientific backing that is required. Recently the The Perrin Technique as a diagnostic tool for CFS /ME has been used in an NHS trial, the results of this were then published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ Open) in November 2017. This article will run through how this treatment works, as well as the benefits that it could provide for you. The next section will discuss how this technique is used and how it works.

How does this treatment work?

The Perrin Technique also shows promise of helping patients who are suffering from fibromyalgia, Lyme disease and other neurological conditions. These conditions are similar to CFS/ME as they can lead to sufferers having similar systematic malfunctions occurring in their bodies. It is these systematic malfunctions that The Perrin Technique in London aims to remedy. This technique is considered to be a hands-on osteopathic one that is used by healthcare professionals to do work that detoxifies the body and the brain. This technique aims to target the root of the debilitating syndrome and cure it. Relaxation is an important part of this process and this allows patients to feel calm and get the most out of the technique. The next section of this article will discuss what the benefits of this treatment option are.

What are the benefits of this treatment?

The Perrin Technique in London can offer you numerous different benefits. The treatment itself is based on Dr Perrin’s theory about different stress factors; these might be physical, infectious, environmental, emotional or often a combination of these four areas affecting the body detrimentally. This in turn leads to an overload on the sympathetic nervous system. Toxins, therefore, can be allowed to build up around the brain and spinal cord. These toxins should be drained down the spinal cord and into the lymphatic system. In many people's bodies they are then removed. However, in people with CFS or ME or similar conditions as previously mentioned, the toxins could be blocked. This accumulation of toxins can irritate the brain, spinal cord and the surrounding tissues. This irritation can be seen to be contributing to the wide ranges of different kinds of symptoms that are associated with CFS and ME. The treatment however can alleviate them. If this technique sounds like something that you could benefit from, then you should consider getting in touch with us here, we want to be able to help you feel as healthy as possible and be able to take your life back, one step at a time.


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