Cort Johnson
July 8, 2014

Dr. Peter Rowe has been treating and studying young people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome for over twenty years. Dr. Rowe was one of the first to validate the problem of orthostatic intolerance in ME/CFS. Dr. Rowes work suggests that simply the act of moving may be problematic in ME/CFS.

His recent publication on impaired ‘neurodynamics’ in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) followed a decade of observing movement problems in his adolescent ME/CFS cohort at Johns Hopkins. The exercise problems in ME/CFS have been documented, but this is the first time someone has documented problems in an even more basic process – movement. Dr. Rowe’s work documenting these previously unknown problem in the nerve/muscle interface in ME/CFS opens up a new arena of research in this complex condition.

Read more: Unrestrained: Dr. Peter Rowe on Neuromuscular Strain in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)