1984-onwards Principal of own private osteopathic practice in North Manchester:

2005-onwards Director of The Perrin Clinic Ltd:

2015-onwards International Faculty Member for the The German School of Osteopathy

Honorary Positions

1985-1990 Honorary Advisor To Northern Branch of The International Spinal Research Trust:

1996-onwards Research Director of F.O.R.M.E. Trust:

1999-Official Osteopath to the World Student Games, Sheffield:

2007-Hon. senior lecturer at the School of Public Health and Clinical Sciences , University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK.

2010-Vice Patron of The British School Of Osteopathy; now The University College of Osteopathy, London

2019-Hon Research Fellow at School of Health Sciences,
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, The University of Manchester.


2005: Ph.D. Biosciences, The University of Salford, Greater Manchester.

1984: D.O. The British School of Osteopathy, London.

Professional Awards

Winner: The Institute of Osteopaths Research and Practice Award, 2015

Invited Speaker/Trainer/Presenter

1. Lectured to many lay discussion and charity groups throughout the country on many health issues and osteopathy, 1985 – onwards.

2. Lectured extensively to ME patient groups and conferences on Osteopathic treatment of CFS/ME, 1993-onwards.

3. CPD Lectures and workshops to the osteopathic and wider medical profession 1993-onwards

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

Perrin RN. Lymphatic Drainage of the Neuraxis in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Hypothetical Model for the Cranial Rhythmic Impulse. Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, 107(06), 218-224. 2007.

Perrin RN, Edwards J and Hartley P An evaluation of the effectiveness of osteopathic treatment on symptoms associated with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. A preliminary report. Journal of Medical Engineering and Technology, 22(1), 1-13.1998

Perrin RN. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a review from the biomechanical perspective. British Osteopathic Journal; 11, 1993

Perrin R, Tsaluchidu S. Integrating biological, psychological and sociocultural variables in myalgic encephalomyelitis: Onset, maintenance and treatment. Panminerva Medica 51(03) Suppl. 1, 88, Sept 2009

Perrin R. EPA and The Perrin Technique: A Combined approach to treating Myalgic encephalomyelitis. Annals of General Psychiatry. 9 (Supplement 1):S25, 2010.
Perrin R, Embleton K, Pentreath VW, Jackson A. Longitudinal MRI shows no cerebral abnormality in chronic fatigue syndrome. Br J Radiol. 2010 May;83(989):419-23.
Perrin RN, Richards JD, Pentreath V, Percy DF Muscle Fatigue in CFS/ME and its response to a manual therapeutic approach: A Pilot Study. International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine, May 2011.

Perrin RN. Neurolymphatic pathways in chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis: New Evidence supporting The Perrin Technique. Osteopathische Medizin, 14. Jahrgang 2/2013.
Hives L, Bradley A, Richards J, Sutton C, Selfe J, Basu B, Maguire K, Sumner G, Gaber T, Mukherjee A, Perrin RN. Can physical assessment techniques aid diagnosis in people with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis? A diagnostic accuracy study. BMJ Open 2017;0:e017521. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2017-017521
Perrin RN Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: diagnosis from an osteopathic perspective Russian Osteopathic Journal 2018 1-2 (40-41): 19-27.

Other Publications
The Perrin Technique: How to beat CFS/ME. Hammersmith Press, London May 2007

The involvement of cerebrospinal fluid and lymphatic drainage in Chronic fatigue
syndrome/ME, PhD Thesis University of Salford, 2005.

Journal Reviewer

British Journal of Radiology
Medical Hypothesis
Journal of Psychosomatic Medicine
Disability and Rehabilitation
Molecular Neurobiology