Massage technique ‘speeds up’ diagnosis of chronic fatigue illnesses

14th November, 2017

 

A unique way of diagnosing chronic fatigue illnesses should be made available to every GP in the country, according to the British doctor who developed it.

New research, published in BMJ Open, has concluded that a relatively simple physical examination could transform the way conditions such as ME are treated.

Currently around 250,000 people in the UK suffer from ME and experience disabling fatigue as well as a combination of other symptoms including muscular pain, concentration problems and intolerance to exercise.

The Perrin technique, that looks for five physical symptoms, was tested on people in the northwest of England.

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