A recent Visit to Repat Hydrotherapy sessionRead More
A specific inpatient rehabilitation program for post-polo survivorsRead More
Our national patron, John Tierney, was included on the Queen's Birthday Honours List over the weekend.Read More
Esther Simbi a Polio Survivor from South Sudan is launching a book called Beyond Calamity at an event on 15th June 5pm at John McVeity Centre 182, Peachy Rd Smithfield Plains SA 5114 .
Please see attached image for contact details to attend.
In this edition
1. From the President
2. A polio survivor? Use those muscles too much and you just MIGHT lose it!
3. Smart people and their thoughts on exercise.
4. The 10 commandments for PPS
5. Where did that virus go in your body?
6. Wonderful people in polio
7. A Polio Survivor Story: Lynda Shaw
8. Subscription renewal form
9. Our Annual General Meeting.Read More
I read that you don't recommend exercise for polio survivors who are getting weaker. But if I stop exercising and do nothing, won't I lose muscle tone, get flabby and become deconditioned and even weaker?
You're asking a good question. It's vital that polio survivors understand what the research really says about exercise for newly-weakened muscles and know the definitions of "muscle tone" and "deconditioned."Read More
After 35 years of searching, archaeologists from The Post-Polio Institute have unearthed the “Commandments“ for treating Post-Polio Sequelae (PPS) . . .Read More
Why do some polio survivors experience that their "good leg" is getting weaker even though they "didn't have polio" in that leg.Read More
Congratulations Ann for receiving the Order of Australia Medal.
Mrs Ann Dorothea Buchan OAM South Australia for service to medicine as a neurological physiotherapist.
Now semi-retired, Ann continues to see some people privately and delivers training to physiotherapists on a variety of neurological conditions and factors.Read More
I am very pleased to be able to introduce you all to Helen Leach. Helen is employed to perform 15 hours of work per week for Polio SA. Helen has been employed to improve services to Members of Polio SA.Read More