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Post-Polio - Post-Polio Syndrome Research
This page contains links to eMedTV Polio Articles containing information on subjects from Post-Polio to Post-Polio Syndrome Research. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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As this eMedTV segment explains, post-polio syndrome can cause new muscle pain, worsening of existing weakness, and other symptoms. This Web page takes a quick look at this syndrome and includes a link to more information on it.
- Post-Polio Syndrome
As this eMedTV article explains, post-polio syndrome is a condition that can affect polio survivors many years after recovery from an initial acute attack of the poliovirus. This resource takes an in-depth look at this topic.
- Post-Polio Syndrome and Exercise
There have been mixed views on whether it is safe to exercise if you have post-polio syndrome. As this eMedTV segment explains, exercise can be effective when carefully prescribed and monitored by healthcare providers.
- Post-Polio Syndrome Diagnosis
A post-polio syndrome diagnosis is based on a patient's medical history, physical exam, and test results. This eMedTV page describes the process of making a post-polio syndrome diagnosis, including ruling out other conditions with similar symptoms.
- Post-Polio Syndrome Prognosis
Many patients with post-polio syndrome want to know their prognosis, or what to expect in the future. This eMedTV resource provides detailed information on how a doctor takes many factors into account to make a post-polio syndrome prognosis.
- Post-Polio Syndrome Research
As this eMedTV article explains, research studies on post-polio syndrome are designed to answer important questions and to find out whether new approaches are safe and effective. This page provides an overview of current post-polio syndrome research.