An in depth and very detailed look at anaesthesia for Polio Survivors. As well as a checklist to discuss with your surgeon before surgery.Read More
Montreal public-health authorities are baffled and disturbed by a surge of cases of children who have become paralyzed by a viral polio-like illness in recent weeks, echoing similar increases in the United States.Read More
Papua New Guinea health authorities have confirmed that the country is experiencing its first polio outbreak in 18 years, after one case of the virus was confirmed in an urban settlement in the country's second largest city.Read More
Imagine the emotional support and nurturance you might receive from having friends who can laugh about positive polio relating events and commiserate about bad ones as well as.Read More
Exploring issues that could be causing fatigueRead More
After being asked by numerous readers Vanessa Schipani explores the link between the polio vaccine and cancer.Read More
Recent advise for polio survivors that are about to undergo surgeryRead More
The movie Breathe reminds us of the days when polio indiscriminately cut down the fit and healthy, so what was it like in Australia for those who contracted the disease?
Houses were fumigated, people quarantined, and entire families ostracised. Desperately worried parents resorted to hanging pungent camphor around their children’s necks in a misguided effort to ward off the virus and some fled to the mountains to escape.Read More
You are invited to attend a free information session at 1pm on the 12th May at Tea Tree Gully Community Learning Centre hosted by Polio Australia.Read More
If you have post-polio syndrome, it’s vital to exercise moderately every second day to keep the muscles we have and avoid obesity, diabetes, stroke and heart disease.
Exercise also helps us accomplish more of those activities of daily living and can improve how we feel.Read More