" ...vaccines. My half sister had polio as a child and ...to health. She was never able to walk without crutches. She has post polio syndrome now. The risk of reactions is small compared to... "
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Post-polio syndrome (PPS, or post-poliomyelitis syndrome or post-polio sequelae) is a condition that affects approxi...Read on Wikipedia
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Post Polio Syndrome & Crutches
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" ...school friend, Carol, had polio when she was 6. She could walk with canadian crutches and full leg braces. ...now and several years ago she got worse due to Post Polio Syndrome and now she's in... "
" ...years ago and have used crutches since then. About 31 years ...diagnosed with Polymyositis. I was on prednisone for approx. 5 years ...1 step. I was blaming Post Polio Syndrome but am now ... "
" ...uncle had polio as a young adult. He was very sick but recovered ...of pain and having difficulty walking, even with his braces and crutches. He was dx'd with post polio syndrome. I think he was... "
" ...it. Do you have any problems with Post-Polio Syndrome? I have a good ...to use braces and crutches. But she has been ...know why some polio survivors had issues after so many years of st... "
" Post Polio Syndrome I would be interested in ...and later braces and crutches, there was still residual ...I left. 15 yrs ago after my truck rolled 4 times the old polio weaknesses have slowly... "
" ...many needed braces, crutches and wheelchairs for mobility even after months and sometimes years in the hospital, and many polio survivors went on to develop post-polio syndrome (a recurrence of... "
" ...polio and has walked on crutches his whole life. My mom ...has pushed himself (so much so that he has post-polio syndrome now). Some kind of balance needs to be found... "
" ...with a cane. She has lost weight since having a bleeding stomach ulcer last year. You might ...chorus, one lady is on crutches (post-polio syndrome). She is a great inspiration... "
" ...used a chair, walker, or crutches to get around most of ...she walks without aid. She unfortunately is dealing with post-polio syndrome, and rheumatoid arthritis, so is... "
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