At the Merlin MS Centre in Cornwall, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists using an ASI approach with clients with CFS/ME and other neurological conditions. The article below explains more about the postural challenges of this condition.

‘Mitigation of encumbrance symptoms’

Optimal management/treatment of the encumbrance-linked abnormalities outlined in this article and the supporting literature warrants further study (Rowe et al., 2014). At a minimum, avoiding the noted “common postural risk factors” (flexion/slumping) and intense/repetitive neuro-dynamic movement of sensitive neuromuscular tissues is advisable. The https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5314655/#!po=25.5208 special furniture/accessories may aid relevant behavior change e.g., rocking kneeling chairs/wobble cushions and vertebral support belts/braces.’

To read more see the full article at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5314655/#!po=25.5208

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