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Cold Feet

I constantly have to deal with cold feet, even in the summer. Starting in the fall, I wear ToastieToes feet warmers, which are pads that st…

Started by Jane Knox in Symptoms

13 Nov 24, 2009
Reply by Sue S.

Swollen Feet

Some one asked about swollen feet a while back, The WA Postpolio magazine arrived yesterday and swollen feet are mentioned as very common w…

Started by Stella Newall in Connecting

1 Nov 23, 2009
Reply by Cheryl Stanton

Information about a ROCKING BED and its use.

I had member of our support group ask abour the use of a rocking bed. I know they have been used to help with respitory issues, but Ican no…

Started by Leslie D. Smith in Connecting

0 Nov 19, 2009
Reply by Gladys Swensrud

finding the good doctor

I was on this site a couple of weeks ago and I linked to a gentleman who is an MD and has PPS and his interview spoke about using stem cell…

Started by Paulette Britton in Diagnosis and Treatment of PPS

1 Nov 19, 2009
Reply by L1z H1ncks

Freebies for Polio Survivors

Did you know that: You can get a discount on your utility bills. A free California fishing license. Help paying your property taxes. Free t…

Started by Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A. in Connecting

3 Nov 19, 2009
Reply by Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A.

High C-Reactive Protein levels?

I was informed that polios can have high CRP levels. Is this true? Mine is measuring around 7.9 when the norm is 3. Can anyone enlighten me…

Started by Marilyn Salisbury in Connecting

4 Nov 18, 2009
Reply by Paulette Britton

Historical Collection: Smithsonian

I found this today, and was very impressed with the accuracy, depth, and the approach. What do you think?

Started by Shirley Morganstein in Connecting

1 Nov 4, 2009
Reply by Sue S.

Emotional Stress and PPS

Dr. Perlman raises an interesting point in her PolioToday video titled "What are the psychological factors associated with PPS?" If you hav…

Started by Mauricio in Symptoms

6 Oct 28, 2009
Reply by Paula Lambert

Support Groups - Who Needs Them?

How have you benefited from joining a support group? What advice would you give someone who was considering it?

Started by Michael S in Support Groups

10 Oct 27, 2009
Reply by Cheryl Stanton

Need help making your video?

Want to make a video to submit to If you are having technical difficulties or don't know where to begin, discuss here.

Started by Elizabeth in Video Resources

5 Oct 26, 2009
Reply by Stella Newall



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