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I have a problem with curiosity and I have one question that entered my mind about 20 years ago, and that was "what is the longetivity of a…

Started by Thomas Maske in Connecting

18 Oct 18, 2015
Reply by Susan Polivka

Aqua therapy

 Hi, has anyone done aqua therapy for PPS and what were the results. I'm wondering if it was just temporary while in the water or were ther…

Started by Cheryl Stanton in Connecting

0 Oct 16, 2015

Bios Living Compression Pump

Hi, First timer here - has anyone used one of these? I'm having a lot of ankle and foot problems. I have PPS doctor to ask about this prod…

Started by Marie Heaster in Support Groups

4 Sep 22, 2015
Reply by Dan Hicks

Any survivors in their 30s and 40s?

Hello fellow survivors.  In my 38 years, I have yet to meet a survivor close to my age group.  Are you out there?  I'd like to chat with yo…

Started by HF in Connecting

4 Sep 3, 2015
Reply by susan fuentez


Can any of you tell me how you deal with the problem of two different shoe sizes.... I'm really tired to having to buy two pairs & basi…

Started by Susan Polivka in Connecting

6 Apr 18, 2015
Reply by Susan Polivka


On February 19, 2012, I noticed the beginnings of numbness in my right foot. Weakness was evident in both legs later that day so I could no…

Started by Larry La Penta in Connecting

3 Apr 12, 2015
Reply by Larry La Penta

PPS arrival

I have always heard that if one is hit with Post Polio Sequale that may take place between 30 and 35 years after contracting polio. My poli…

Started by Larry Kueneman in Connecting

0 Apr 9, 2015

Explore Salk

April 12 marks the 60th anniversary of the discovery of the polio vaccine and on  April 11 the Salk Institute invites you to share Jonas Sa…

Started by Salk Institute in Connecting

0 Apr 9, 2015

Knee surgery on "good" leg--yes or no?

I am looking for support in my decision to have TKR on my good leg. How are those of you who have had this surgery doing now? Are you glad…

Started by Linda Wincenc Dobkin in Connecting

9 Mar 22, 2015
Reply by Susan Polivka

The Salk Vaccine - a question -

We have an interesting question from a member of our group.  His mother told him he got polio (in 1955) after having the vaccine in a sugar…

Started by Carol Ferguson in Connecting

4 Feb 26, 2015
Reply by Dan Hicks



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