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Post-Polio Experts Present (Video Series)

These timely informational videos are presented by dedicated experts who have significant experience in managing post-polio problems and in advocating for the survivors of polio. The presenters provide information and advice to the health professionals who treat polio survivors and also to survivors and their families.

The following videos were recorded in 2014 during PHI's 11th International Conference, "Promoting Healthy Ideas," in St. Louis, Missouri.

Ways to Avoid Respiratory Complications of Postpoliomyelitis
John R. Bach, MD

Developing a Personal Philosophy about Disability
Lawrence C. Becker, PhD

Polio and Anesthesia
Selma Calmes, MD

Sleep Hygiene
William M. DeMayo, MD

Post-Polio Bracing (2016)
Marny K. Eulberg, MD

Poliomielite (Portuguese)
Sheila Jean McNeill Ingham, MD, PhD

Spirituality in Disability
Cyndi Jones, MDiv

Growing Older with Grace
Audrey J. King, MA (Psych)

Stephanie T. Machell, PsyD

Components of a Post-Polio Evaluation
Frederick M. Maynard, MD

Disability Affirmative Therapy
Rhoda Olkin, PhD

Self-Advocacy and Community Advocacy
William G. Stothers

Are Polioviruses playing a pathogenic role in the late consequences of polio? (English)
Antonio Toniolo, MD, FAMH

Are Polioviruses playing a pathogenic role in the late consequences of polio? (Italian)
Antonio Toniolo, MD, FAMH

Components of Comprehensive Post-Polio Management
Carol Vandenakker-Albanese, MD

The Importance of Posture
Holly H. Wise, PT, PhD

The following videos were recorded at the 2016 Australasia-Pacific Post-Polio Conference - "Polio: Life Stage Matters" - held in Sydney, Australia, September 20-22, 2016.

Physiotherapy for post-polio patients as part of an interdisciplinary rehabilitation program
Merete Bertelsen, PT

Making Sense of Pain in the Polio Survivor
Dr. Stephen de Graaff, MBBS, FAFRM

Prehabilitation: preparing for surgery
Dr. Stephen de Graaff, MBBS, FAFRM

Finding the right mask
Anne Duncan, CNC

Ventilation advancements for polio patients over the decades
Anne Duncan, CNC

Post-Polio Research: Why and What?
Joan L. Headley, MS

Polio and PPS: Changing Identities
Stephanie T. Machell, PsyD

IvIg as a treatment for Post-Polio Syndrome: trial results
Prof. Frans Nollet, MD, PhD

Orthotic Needs of Younger Polio Survivors
Darren Pereira, BPO, CPO-AOPA

Post-Polio Syndrome as a Possible Viral Disease: results from an Italian PPS cohort
Antonio Toniolo, MD

Master class in physiotherapy assessments and exercise therapy
Catriona Morehouse, PT; Gnanaletchumy Jegasothy, PT (Ret); Ann Buchan, PT; Merete Bertelsen, PT

The series “Post-Polio Experts Present” was underwritten by a grant from the Roosevelt Warm Springs Foundation.


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