Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  Are there Clinics and Doctors in the Coastal Empire or Lowcountry

      that specialize in PPS?

A:  Yes, in both areas - click here for list

Click on this link from The Post-Polio Health International

for answers to the seven questions below:

Post-Polio Health International - Past Issues, listed by issue and date, of Po

Q: What should a polio survivor know about footwear?

A: Click link above and go to 2001, winter - footwear

Q: What should a polio survivor know about medication?

A: Click above link and go to 1999, winter - Use of Medication

Q: What should a polio survivor consider when choosing an Orthotist?

A: Click above link and go to 1995, summer - choosing an Orthotist

Q: What should we know about Post-Polio Neurons and Units?

A: Click above link and go to 1998, fall - PP Motor Neurons

Q: How do I know if I need a brace?

A: Click above link and go to 2003, summer - To brace or not to brace

Q: What is causing my back pain?

A: Click above link and go to 2006, summer - Sacroiliac Pain

Q: Have there been any polio cases reported in the U. S. in the past few years?

A: Click above link and go to 2005, fall - Polio in Minnesota

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Q: What books address Post-Polio Syndrone?

A: Click link below from Post-Polio Health International

    Publications (medical/clinical impressions) about post-polio problems

Q: Explain what are the "late effects" of Polio?

A: Click link below from Post Polio Health International

    The Late Effects of Polio:  An Overview

Q: What should a polio survivor know about undergoing surgery

    and receiving anesthesia?

A: Click on link from Post-Polio Institute

    harvest center's Post-Polio Library

Q: Should a polio survivor take medication for high Cholesterol?

A: Yes, but speak with your doctor about taking certain drugs

    containing 'statins'. Read up on the drug prescribed to you

    and be sure to tell your doctor immediately about any side

    side effects you might have.

Q: What's New in Bracing?

A: By clicking on the website below you can find all new

    information and videos on various braces.

    Horton's Stance Control