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Past Issues of Post-Polio Health©
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Post-Polio Health, known as Polio Network News prior to 2003, is the quarterly publication of Post-Polio Health International. Complete issues can be found on PHI's Collection page.

Published in February, May, August and November.
Edited by Joan L. Headley, editor@post-polio.org.

Topics


Aging with Polio  |  Ask Dr. Maynard  |  Assistive Technology  |  Breathing/Swallowing  |  Clinics/Physicians  |  Education/Training  |  End of Life  |  Eradication  |  Exercise/Activity  |  History  |  Independent Living  |  Management/Coping  |  Management/Treatment  |  Medication  |  Nutrition  |  Pathology/Cause  |  Polio and Other Illnesses (co-morbidities)  |  Polio Survivors in Developing Countries  |  Promoting Positive Solutions  |  Relationships  |  Research  |  Support Groups  |  Surgery  |  Travel  |  Universal Design/Accessibility  |  US Government  |  Vaccines  |  Women

 

Aging with Polio


A Tribute to My Mother, Viola Filler (Vol. 33, No. 3)

Aging in place with a Disability (Vol. 31, No. 4)

Let's Clink Our Champagne Glasses! (Vol. 30, No. 4)

Celia Yoder Looks Toward 99th Birthday (Vol. 30, No. 2)

Aging Well with Post-Polio Syndrome: The Weight of the Matter (Vol. 28, No. 4)

Aging Well with Post-Polio Syndrome: The Promise of PROMIS (Vol. 28, No. 2)

Aging Well with Post-Polio Syndrome: The Benefits of Muscle Strengthening (Vol. 27, No. 4)

Aging Well with Post-Polio Syndrome: Don't Take Fatigue Lying Down (Vol. 27, No. 3)

Aging Well with Post-Polio Syndrome: Don't Let Fall Prevention Fall through the Cracks (Vol. 27, No. 2)

Thoughts from a Seminar on Aging with a Physical Disability (Vol. 27, No. 1)

Aging Well with Post-Polio Syndrome: Dealing with Pain (Vol. 26, No. 1)

Aging Well with Post-Polio Syndrome: Addressing Habits that Cause Sleep Problems (Vol. 25, No. 3)

Aging Well with Post-Polio Syndrome & Sleep Problems (Vol. 25, No. 2)

Aging Well with Post-Polio Syndrome (Vol. 25, No. 1)

Options for Long-Term Care for US Polio Survivors (Vol. 20, No. 2)

Are You Prepared? Advance Directives (Vol. 20, No. 1)

The Changing Dynamics of Aging (Vol. 15, No. 2)

Differentiating Post-Polio Syndrome from Aging (Vol. 12, No. 2)

New Breathing Problems in Aging Polio Survivors: Respiratory Muscle Weakness (Vol. 11, No. 4)

We Call Ourselves Survivors (Vol. 10, No. 1)

Osteoporosis (Vol. 9, No. 3)

Rancho Later Life Study (Vol. 9, No. 2)

 

Ask Dr. Maynard


Vol. 32, No. 1

Vol. 32, No. 2

Vol. 32, No. 4  (Turkish)

Vol. 31, No. 1

Vol. 31, No. 2  (Turkish)

Vol. 31, No. 3

Vol. 31, No. 4

Vol. 30, No. 1  (Spanish)  (Turkish)

Vol. 30, No. 2

Vol. 30, No. 3

Vol. 29, No. 1

Vol. 29, No. 2

Vol. 29, No. 3

Vol. 29, No. 4

Vol. 28, No. 1

Vol. 28, No. 2

Vol. 28, No. 3

Vol. 28, No. 4

Vol. 27, No. 1

Vol. 27, No. 2  (Turkish)

Vol. 27, No. 3

Vol. 27, No. 4

Vol. 26, No. 1

Vol. 26, No. 2

Vol. 26, No. 3

Vol. 26, No. 4  (Turkish)

Vol. 25, No. 1

Vol. 25, No. 2

Vol. 25, No. 3  (Spanish)  (Turkish)

Vol. 25, No. 4

 

Assistive Technology


It is Complicated and Important: Payment for Vents (Vol. 32, No. 4)

Choosing the Best Mobility Device for Your Needs (Vol. 31, No. 1)

Ankle Braces for Post-Polio Leg Pains (Vol. 30, No. 2)

Successful Bracing Requires Experience, Sensitivity (Vol. 26, No. 4)

When Do You Need a Power Chair? (Vol. 26, No. 3)

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Technology (Vol. 24, No. 2)  (Spanish)  (Japanese)

Dx: Post-Polio Syndrome Rx: One Assistance Dog, Individualized for the Owner (Vol. 23, No. 3)

My Search for a Better Brace (Vol. 22, No. 2)

How to Make Low Cost PVC Crutches, Walkers and Wheelchairs (Vol. 22, No. 3)

In Search of the Perfect Mini-Van (Vol. 21, No. 2)

Ralph: The Home Assistant (Vol. 20, No. 4)

Tips on Shopping for a Scooter (Vol. 10, No. 2)

 

 

Breathing/Swallowing


Speech and Swallowing Problems of Polio and Post-Polio (Vol. 32, No. 1)

Plan Ahead for a Great Travel Experience (Vol. 30, No. 3 )

Swallowing Difficulty and the Late Effects of Polio (Vol. 26, No. 3)

What Your Voice Is Saying About You (Vol. 26, No. 2) (Polish)

My Journey through the Basics of Post-Polio Breathing Problems (Vol. 23, No. 4)(Japanese)

Post-Polio Breathing and Sleep Problems Revisited (Vol. 20, No. 2) (French)  (Polish)  (Spanish)

Addendum to Breathing Problems of Polio Survivors (Vol. 17, No. 4)

Cardiovascular Issues of Polio Survivors (Vol. 17, No. 4)

Breathing Problems of Polio Survivors (Vol. 17, No. 2) (Polish)

My Journey to a Good Night's Sleep (Vol. 17, No. 2)

My Search for the Solution (Vol. 17, No. 2)

My Experiences with Progressive Oropharyngeal Dysphagia (Vol. 14, No. 2)

Aging Polio Survivors and Changing Ventilation Needs (Vol. 13, No. 4)

New Swallowing Problems in Aging Polio Survivors (Vol. 12, No. 1)

New Breathing Problems in Aging Polio Survivors: Respiratory Muscle Weakness (Vol. 11, No. 4)

Post-Polio Breathing and Sleep Problems (Vol. 11, No. 4)

Vignettes ... of Polio Survivors Using Ventilation Assistance (Vol. 11, No. 4)

The Diagnosis of Underventilation following Polio (Vol. 6, No. 3)

Treatment of Underventilation by Day and by Night (Vol. 6, No. 3)

Let's Talk about Oxygen and Polio (Vol. 6, No. 3)

Underventilation: A Warning (Vol. 4, No. 2)

 

Clinics/Physicians


The Role of the Primary Care Physician in the Life of a Polio Survivor (Vol. 33, No. 1)  (Spanish)

Post-Polio Medical Care: Post-Polio Specialists and Primary Care Physicians (Vol. 30, No. 4)

Report of an EFNS Task Force: EFNS guideline on diagnosis and management of post-polio syndrome (Vol. 22, No. 4)

Activities of the EFNS Task Force on Post-Polio Syndrome (Vol. 20, No. 4)

Selecting a Physician (Vol. 17, No. 3)

Post-Polio Clinics: Philosophy & Design (Vol. 17, No. 1)

Wellness: The Role of the Primary Care Physician (Vol. 14, No. 2)

What Works: Results and Implications of Post-Polio Clinic Survey (Vol. 14, No. 2)

Coordinating Post-Polio Treatment: You, Your Primary Physician, and Your Expectations (Vol. 11, No. 2)

Bridging the Gap between Research and Clinical Applications (Vol. 6, No. 1)

Who establishes the Post-Polio Clinics in the States and how are they organized? (Vol. 5, No. 2)

 

Education/Training


In "Thriving" Tepley Recounts Stories of Triumphing Over Trauma (Vol. 30, No. 4)

Books to "Check Out" (Vol. 21, No. 2)

Training in Peru (Vol. 19, No. 2)

Training in Colombia and Jamaica (Vol. 19, No. 2)

 

End of Life


A Gentle Death, Part I (Vol. 29, No. 2)

A Gentle Death, Part II (Vol. 29, No. 3)

A Gentle Death, Part III (Vol. 29, No. 4)

 

Eradication


Rotary International: Dedicated to Eradicating Acute Polio
(Vol. 19, No. 4)

Working Together to End Polio (Vol. 19, No. 4)

Eradication of Acute Poliomyelitis in Sight (Vol. 17, No. 3)

Cases of Polio in Hispaniola (Vol. 17, No. 1)

Polio Technical Document (Vol. 17, No. 1)

Poliomyelitis, Disease Overview (Vol. 15, No. 4)

Target 2000: Reaching the Goal of Polio Eradication (Vol. 13, No. 3)

 

Exercise/Activity


Kenya Polio Survivors Embrace Yoga (Vol. 30, No. 1)

Polio Survivors and The Paralympics: WE'RE STILL HERE
(Vol. 28, No. 4)

A Statement about Exercise for Survivors of Polio (Vol. 19, No. 2)
(French)  (Spanish)

Yoga Benefits Polio Survivor (Vol. 18, No. 3)

Polio Myths and Half Truths (Vol. 18, No. 2) (Spanish)  (Turkish)

Aspects of Muscle Compensatory Processes and Physical Activity in the Survivors of Polio (Vol. 16, No. 1)

The Role of Activity (Vol. 15, No. 2)

Non-Fatiguing General Exercise Program (The 20% Rule)
(Reprinted Vol. 14, No. 2;
originally Vol. 7, No. 3)  (Spanish)

Suggestions for Exercise (Vol. 7, No. 3)

A Hydrotherapy Program for Patients with Post-Polio Syndrome (Vol. 6, No. 1) 

 

History


Polio in Australia (Vol. 32, No. 2)

New Book Asserts FDR Became President Because of Polio (Vol. 30, No. 2)

The Iconic Iron Lung and Polio Survivors in the USA (Vol 30, No. 1)

Looking Back, Moving Forward (Vol. 28, No. 3)

30 Years Later ... WE'RE STILL HERE! (Vol. 27, No. 4)

Remembering the Polio Crusade (Vol. 25, No. 2)

What We Were Thinking (Smithsonian Exhibit on Polio) (Vol. 21, No. 2)

New FDR Statue Dedicated (Vol. 17, No. 1)

A Summer Plague: Polio and Its Survivors (book excerpts) (Vol. 11, No. 3)

 

Independent Living


Creating Rewarding Lifestyle Changes (Suggestions on How to Downsize) (Vol. 32, No. 1)

When to Move (Vol. 32, No. 3)

Family Life! WE’RE STILL Here! 2016 Photo Contest (Vol. 32, No. 4)

WE'RE STILL HERE! (Vol. 31, No. 4)

Celia Yoder Looks Toward 99th Birthday (Vol. 30, No. 2)

Is a Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan the Right Fit for You? (Vol. 28, No. 1)

A Front Row Seat: Improvement Needed for Wheelchair Accessibility (Vol. 23, No. 2)(Japanese)

Gini and GINI Conferences: Pioneering Independent Living (Vol 9, No. 4)

 

Management/Coping


Promoting Positive Solutions (Series)

A Sister Remembers (Vol. 31, No. 2)

Let's Clink Our Champagne Glasses! (Vol. 30, No. 4)

In "Thriving" Tepley Recounts Stories of Triumphing Over Trauma (Vol. 30, No. 4)

Learning to Dance in the Rain (Vol. 29, No. 3)

Not Going Is Not an Option (Vol. 26, No. 4)

Reaching for Wellness: Skill by Skill (Vol. 25, No. 4)

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Technology (Vol. 24, No. 2)  (Spanish)  (Japanese)

Post-Polio Wellness Retreat in Northern Michigan: A Model for Others (Vol. 22, No. 4)

Therapeutic Use of Music (Vol. 22, No. 1)

Techniques to Help Us Make Changes (Vol. 22, No. 1)  (Spanish)  (Turkish)

From the Inside Out (Vol. 20, No. 4)

A Wonderful Encounter of "Same Here" (Vol. 20, No. 3)

Telling Stories (Vol. 20, No. 2)

Treatment Approach Options Chart (Vol. 19, No. 1)

Pursuing Therapeutic Resources to Improve Your Health (Vol. 18, No. 4)  (Spanish)

A Guide for Exploring Polio Memories (Vol. 18, No. 3)

Improving Quality of Life: Healing Polio Memories (Vol. 18, No. 1)  (Spanish)

Emotional Bridges to Wellness (Vol. 17, No. 4)  (Spanish)

Transitioning to a Wheelchair (Vol. 17, No. 4)

An Antidote to Post-Polio Stress: Pleasure Seeking (Vol. 16, No. 2)

Stress (Vol. 16, No. 2)

Beyond the Blues (Vol. 15, No. 3)

Recognizing Depression (Vol. 15, No. 3)

Five Ways to Find Peace with One's Self and the World (Vol. 14, No. 4)  (Spanish)

What Works: Results and Implications of Post-Polio Clinic Survey (Vol. 14, No. 2)

Survival of the UNfittest (Vol. 13, No. 4)

Lessons Learned – Future Challenges (Vol. 13, No. 3)

Managing Your Need in Relationships (Vol. 12, No. 4)

Expanding Our Energy Spheres and Sources (Vol. 12, No. 4)

Strengthening Our Spirituality (Vol. 12, No. 4)

Disability as a Life Course: Implications of Early Experiences for Later Coping (Vol. 12, No. 3)

Responding to Loss: A Practical Framework (Vol. 12, No. 3)

Spiritual Response to Traumatic Illness (Vol. 12, No. 3)

Living with Disability (Vol. 12, No. 2)

We Call Ourselves Survivors (Vol. 10, No. 1)

A Fresh Look at the Type A Personality? (Vol. 10, No. 1)

The Body and the Mind (Vol. 6, No. 1)

Being an Active Participant in Your Health Care (Vol. 6, No. 1)

What People with Disabilities Hope for from Other People (Vol. 4, No. 4)

 

Management/Treatment


Ankle Braces for Post-Polio Leg Pains (Vol. 30, No. 2)

Neurogenic Bladder: What Are My Options? (Vol. 29, No. 2)

Navigating the Seating and Mobility World with Post-Polio (Vol. 29, No. 1)

Conquering Mysterious Foot Pain (Vol. 28, No. 4) (Japanese)

Pressure Sores Are Painful, but Preventable (Vol. 27, No. 4)

Every Body Benefits from Massage (Vol. 27, No. 1)

Successful Bracing Requires Experience, Sensitivity (Vol. 26, No. 4)

New Knowledge about Cholesterol Drugs & Muscle Problems (Vol. 26, No. 1)

Bits of Wisdom from Living with Polio in the 21st Century (Vol. 25, No. 3)

Surgery: Another Point of View (Vol. 25, No. 1)

Feldenkrais®: An Exploration in Possibility (Vol. 25, No. 1)

Rehab for Incontinence Solves Two Problems (Vol. 24, No. 4)

To Have Surgery or Not to Have Surgery – That Is the Question! (Vol. 24, No. 1)(Japanese)

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Vol. 23, No. 2)

Myofascial Release Therapy (Vol. 23, No. 2)

More about IvIg (Vol. 23, No. 2)

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Vol. 23, No. 1)

Sacroiliac Pain: A Physical Therapy Perspective (Vol. 22, No. 3)

Recent Experience Using Immunoglobulin to Treat Post-Polio Syndrome (Vol. 22, No. 3)

My Search for a Better Polio Brace (Vol. 22, No. 2)

Screening Recommended for Male Polio Survivors (Vol. 22, No. 1)

Try A Cane (Vol. 22, No. 1) (sidebar)

Fear of Falls, Risks and Practical Strategies (Vol. 21, No. 4)

Overuse and Disuse Weakness (Vol. 21, No. 3)

Acute Postoperative Pain (Vol. 21, No. 3)

Activities of the Post-Polio Program in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (Vol. 21, No. 1)

Transition from a Metal/Leather Leg Brace to a Plastic/Metal Hybrid (Vol. 21, No. 1)

Interrupted Sleep, Pain and Fatigue ... Not What You Think (Vol. 20, No. 3)

S.O.S. Save Our Shoulders: A Guide for Polio Survivors (Vol. 20, No. 2)

To Brace or Not to Brace? Improving Function (Vol. 19, No. 3)

Improving Communication with Our Doctors (Vol. 19, No. 2)

What Is Cramping Your Style? Straight Answers to Your "Cramped" Questions (Vol. 19, No. 1)

Ocular Health and Pulmonary Assist Machines (Vol. 19, No. 1)

Treatment Approach Options Chart (Vol. 19, No. 1)

Living with Pain (Vol. 18, No. 3)  (Spanish)

Stanford's Program: An Opportunity for Survivors (Vol. 18, No. 2)

Footwear for Polio Survivors (Vol. 17, No. 1)

Strategies for Management of Arms and Shoulders (Vol. 16, No. 3)

More About Osteoporosis (Vol. 16, No. 1)

Scoliosis and Seating (Vol. 14, No. 4)

Crutches Anyone? (Vol. 14, No. 3)

Gait and Post-Polio (Vol. 14, No. 1)

Hints on Conserving Energy (Vol. 13, No. 2)

Myofascial Release: Perspective of an Informed Consumer (Vol. 13, No.1)

Pain in Post-Polio Syndrome (Vol. 13, No.1)

Shoe Problems and Solutions (Vol. 12, No. 2)

The Battle with Bracing, Part 2: Choosing an Orthotist (Vol. 11, No. 3)

The Battle with Bracing, Part 1: Scoliosis (Vol. 11, No. 2)

Part II: Becoming an Intelligent Consumer of Physical Therapy Services (Vol. 9, No. 2)

Part I: Becoming an Intelligent Consumer of Physical Therapy Services (Vol. 9, No. 1)

Part II: A Case for Re-evaluating Physical Therapy as a Viable Extended Treatment for Polio Individuals in the 1990s (Vol. 7, No. 4)

Prescription for Weakness, continued (Vol. 7, No. 1)

Prescription for Pain (Vol. 6, No. 4)

Prescription for Fatigue (Vol. 6, No. 2)

Bridging the Gap between Research and Clinical Applications (Vol. 6, No. 1)

 

Medication


More Research About Bisphosphonate Treatment in Polio Survivors (Vol. 28, No. 1)

Calcium, Vitamin D and Bisphosphonates, Oh My! (Vol. 27, No. 3)

Gabapentin AKA Neurontin (Vol. 19, No. 2)

Polio Myths and Half Truths (Vol. 18, No. 2) (Spanish)  (Turkish)

Use of Medication in People with Post-Polio Syndrome (Vol. 15, No. 1)

 

Nutrition


What to Eat: Revisiting the Basics (Vol. 32, No. 2)

Why the weight? Losing a few pounds is possible ... right now. Why wait? (Vol. 32, No. 3)  (Spanish)

Vitamin D – Are you getting your fair share? (Vol. 22, No. 4)

What about Flaxseed? (Vol. 21, No. 2)

The Glycemic Index: Good Carbs, Bad Carbs (Vol. 20, No. 3)

Healthy Eating: Fat Facts (Vol. 20, No. 1)

Nutrition and Post-Polio (Vol. 14, No. 1) 

 

Pathology/Cause


ICD Codes (Vol. 32, No. 2)

Is It Post-Polio – Or Something Else? (Vol. 31, No. 1)

What Having Had Polio Causes, Might Cause and Does Not Cause (Vol. 28, No. 2)(Dutch)  (Spanish)

Overuse and Disuse Weakness (Vol. 21, No. 3)

Why are "old polios" who were stable for years now losing function? What should they do about it? (Vol. 16, No. 4) (Spanish)

Post-Polio Motor Neurons and Units: What We Know for Sure (Vol. 14, No. 4)

EMG: What, Why, and Why Not (Vol. 13, No. 4) (Spanish)

Defining Post-Polio Problems (Vol. 11, No. 1)

Post-Polio Syndrome 101: Acute Polio and Post-Polio Theories (Vol. 10, No. 4)

 

Polio and Other Illnesses (co-morbidities)


Is It Post-Polio – Or Something Else? (Vol. 31, No. 1)

More Research About Biphosphonate Treatment in Polio Survivors (Vol. 28, No. 1)

Calcium, Vitamin D and Bisphosphonates, Oh My! (Vol. 27, No. 3)

Diabetes and Post-Polio Syndrome: Conditions Which Are Chronic but Manageable (Vol. 20, No. 2)

Recognizing the Effects of Non-Polio Health Problems on Post-Polio Symptoms (Vol. 12, No. 2)

Osteoporosis (Vol. 9, No. 3)

 

Polio Survivors in Developing Countries


India Needs to Focus on Its Polio Survivors (Vol. 31, No. 2)

Polio Survivors in Turkey (Vol. 31, No. 4)

Kenya Polio Survivors Embrace Yoga (Vol. 30, No. 1)

Our Journey to India (Vol. 26, No. 2)

Polio Wonder Welders (Vol. 24, No. 4)

Change of Perspective Benefits Survivors in Northern Nigeria (Vol. 24, No. 1)

"The Way We Are" – A Club Promoting Self-Confidence in the DR Congo (Vol. 23, No. 3)

How to Make Low Cost PVC Crutches, Walkers and Wheelchairs (Vol. 22, No. 3)

Braces and More for Polio Survivors in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Vol. 22, No. 1)

 

Promoting Positive Solutions


Vol. 32, No. 1

Vol. 32, No. 2  (Spanish)  (Turkish)

Vol. 32, No. 3

Vol. 32, No. 4

Vol. 31, No. 2  (Spanish)

Vol. 31, No. 3

Vol. 31, No. 4

Vol. 30, No. 1

Vol. 30, No. 2

Vol. 30, No. 3

Vol. 30, No. 4

Vol. 29, No. 1

Vol. 29, No. 2

Vol. 29, No. 3

Vol. 29, No. 4

 

Relationships


Family Life! WE’RE STILL Here! 2016 Photo Contest (Vol. 32, No. 4)

A Sister Remembers (Vol. 31, No. 2)

Let's Clink Our Champagne Glasses! (Vol. 30, No. 4)

On Losing A Polio Mom (Vol. 29, No. 1)

Memories to Honor and to Heal (Vol. 23, No. 3)

Teen Polio Survivors Coming of Age in the 21st Century (Vol. 22, No. 2)

Marriage: A Two-Way Street (Vol. 14, No. 3)

Managing Your Needs in Relationships (Vol. 12, No. 4)

We Call Ourselves Survivors (Vol. 10, No. 1)

 

Research


PHI-Funded Research published in Scientific Reports, July 2017  (Spanish)

PHI Awards $100,000 for New Research in 2016-2017 (Vol. 32, No. 1)

Important New Paper Published on Anesthesia and Polio (Vol. 32, No. 3)

Is the Post-Polio Syndrome Associated with Chronic Poliovirus Infection? (Vol. 32, No. 4)

Update on PHI-Funded Research (Vol. 32, No. 4)

Summary of Poliovirus Genome in Patients with Post-Polio Syndrome (Vol. 31, No. 3)

Multicenter, Multi-country Study Underway (Vol. 31, No. 3)

Effects of Whole Body Vibration on People with Post-Polio Syndrome (Vol. 31, No. 3)

Post-Polio Medical Care: Post-Polio Specialists and Primary Care Physicians (Vol. 30, No. 4)

$100,000 Grant Announced at 11th International Conference (Vol. 30, No. 3)

PHI Doubles Research Fund Grant to $50,000 (Vol. 29, No. 4)

Research Update: Role of Oral Glutathione (Vol. 29, No. 4)

Research Update for 2013 and 2011 (Vol. 29, No. 1)

IVIg Update (Vol. 28, No. 2)

Updates from The PHI Research Fund's 2011 Grantees (Vol. 28, No. 1)

More Research About Bisphosphonate Treatment in Polio Survivors (Vol. 28, No. 1)

Final Report: Persisting Noninfectious Genome Fragments of Poliovirus in PPS Patients (Vol. 26, No. 2)

Research Update: Biomarkers & Persistent Viruses (Vol. 26, No. 1)

$25,000 Grant Awarded to Advance Noninfectious Virus Detection in Polio Survivors (Vol. 24, No. 4)

Regulatory T Cells as a Biomarker of Post-Polio Syndrome (Vol. 24, No. 2)

PHI Awards Research Grant to University of Arkansas Team (Vol. 23, No. 1)

Clinical predictors of electromyographic findings of remote polio in unaffected limbs of adults with a history of acute paralytic poliomyelitis (Vol. 22, No. 4)

Information Surrounding Article from Mayo Clinic Causes Frustration (Vol. 22, No. 4)

Recent Experience Using Immunoglobulin to Treat Post-Polio Syndrome (Vol. 22, No. 3)

Summary of Research Presentations from Strategies for Living Well, June 2005 (Vol. 22, No. 2)

Exploring Early Use of Noninvasive Ventilation (Preliminary Report from The Research Fund Recipient) (Vol. 22, No. 1)

Post-Polio, Menopause and Aging: 13 Major Study Points Provide New Knowledge, Clues for Care (Vol. 20, No. 3) (Spanish)

Participants, Their Health Status and Data about Menopause (Vol. 20, No. 1)

Stem Cell Therapy for Post-Polio Syndrome (Vol. 19, No. 4) (Italian)  (Spanish)

Wellness and Disability: A report from Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) Health and Wellness Consortium at Oregon Health & Science University (Vol. 19, No. 1)

Osteoporosis Research: Assessment of Bone Density and Limb Function (Vol. 16, No. 1)

Use of Medication in People with Post-Polio Syndrome (Vol. 15, No. 1)

Research Reports: NAPPS Preliminary Data (Vol. 14, No. 1)

Post-Polio Research: The Latest from the Later Life Effects (LLE) Study (Vol. 11, No. 1)

Post-Polio Syndrome 101: Acute Polio and Post-Polio Theories (Vol. 10, No. 4)

CDC Study Completed (Vol. 7, No. 3)

Research – Is It for You? (Vol. 6, No. 1)

Neurological Research (Vol. 6, No. 1)

 

Support Groups


Study Tour of United States and Canada Identifies Techniques to Better Manage the Late Effects of Polio (Vol. 24, No. 3)

PHI's "Leadership" Column Comes to the Website (Vol. 24, No. 1)

Israeli Advocates Win Compensation (Vol. 23, No. 2)

Peru's Polio Survivors (Vol. 18, No. 2)

Support Group Success: "A remarkable thing happened in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania ..." (Vol. 14, No. 2)

Polio and Post-Polio in Italy (Vol. 14, No. 1)

Polio and Post-Polio in The Netherlands (Vol. 14, No. 1)

Self-Help Philosophy: Support Group Success (Vol. 13, No. 3)

Self-Help Philosophy: Effective Support Group Facilitators (Vol. 12, No. 4)

Self-Help Philosophy: Active Listening (Vol. 12, No. 3)

Support Groups: What Are They? (Vol. 4, No. 4)

Support Groups: Why Do It Alone? (Vol. 4, No. 4)

Support Groups: Who Needs Them? (Vol. 4, No. 4)

Support Groups: Who Can Benefit? (Vol. 4, No. 4)

Support Groups: Is Our Group Normal? (Vol. 4, No. 4)

Support Group Program Ideas (Vol. 4, No. 4)

 

Surgery


A Cautionary Tale about Post-Polio Shoulder Surgery:
One Story, Three Perspectives [detailed version] (Vol. 33, No. 2)

Update on Anesthesia (Vol. 31, No. 1)

Anesthesia Use in Polio Survivors: What's New? (Vol. 27, No. 2)

The Mohs & Me (Vol. 25, No. 4)

Surgery: Another Point of View (Vol. 25, No. 1)

To Have Surgery or Not to Have Surgery – That is the Question! (Vol. 24, No. 1)(Japanese)

Guidelines for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients Established (Vol. 22, No. 1)

Acute Postoperative Pain (Vol. 21, No. 3)

Letter from Survivor about His Hip Replacement Surgery (Vol. 19, No. 4)

Anesthesia Concerns for the Polio Survivor (Vol. 13, No. 2) (Italian)

Facing Surgery when Breathing is a Problem (Vol. 11, No. 4)

Post-Polio Corrective Spinal Surgery (Vol. 11, No. 3)

Post-Polio Corrective Surgery: Then and Now (Vol. 11, No. 3)

Anaesthesia: Considerations for Polio Survivors (Vol. 7, No. 4)

 

Travel


Plan Ahead for a Great Travel Experience (Vol. 30, No. 3)

Learning to Drive Again: One Hand at a Time (Vol. 26, No. 3)

In Search of the Perfect Mini-Van (Vol. 21, No. 2)

Flying to Norway (Vol. 21, No. 1)

Traveling with Mobility Aids (Vol. 16, No. 3)

Air Travel with Mobility Aids (Vol. 16, No. 2)

 

Universal Design/Accessibility


Creating Rewarding Lifestyle Changes (Suggestions on How to Downsize) (Vol. 32, No. 1)

When to Move (Vol. 32, No. 3)

WE'RE STILL HERE! Improving Accessibility in Places of Worship (Vol. 27, No. 2)

The Garden: Incorporating the Principles of Universal Design (Vol. 25, No. 2) (Long version)

 

US Government


It is Complicated and Important: Payment for Vents (Vol. 32, No. 4)

Social Security Disability Benefits: Special Rules for Post-Polio Sequelae (Vol. 31, No. 1)

The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (Vol. 24, No. 4)

New SSA Ruling for Polio Survivors with "Post-Polio Sequelae" (Vol. 19, No. 3)

 

Vaccines


Shingles Vaccine Experience among the Survivors of Polio (Vol. 29, No. 4)

Shingles Vaccination: Should Polio Survivors Receive One? (Vol. 24, No. 3)

Report of Polio in Minnesota: Questions and Answers that Clarify the Headlines (Vol. 21, No. 4)

Cases of Polio in Hispaniola (Vol. 17, No. 1)

Polio Technical Document (Vol. 17, No. 1)

USA Polio Vaccine Recommendation (Vol. 17, No. 1)

WHO Reiterates Support of Oral Polio Vaccine (Vol. 12, No. 1)

US Polio Vaccine Policy under Review (Vol. 11, No. 3)

One Year without Polio in the Region of the Americas (Vol. 9, No. 1)

Polio Outbreak (Vol. 9, No. 1)

Polio in the US (Vol. 9, No. 1)

 

Women


Celia Yoder Looks Toward 99th Birthday (Vol. 30, No. 2)

Post-Polio, Menopause and Aging: 13 Major Study Points Provide New Knowledge, Clues for Care (Vol. 20, No. 3) (Spanish)

Participants, Their Health Status and Data about Menopause (Vol. 20, No. 1) 

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