Information and Advice
Our Library contains a great deal of very useful information about PPS, the numerous issues that this brings, and how it may be possible to aleviate some of the pain and frustration
What is Post-Polio Syndrome
Post Polio Syndrome (PPS) refers to a range of symptoms experienced by the polio survivor.
Post Polio Blue Book
The Post Polio Support Group has, since its inception, striven to increase
awareness amongst all medical professionals of Post Polio Syndrome
The Post-Polio Letter
Post-Polio Sequelae (PPS, Post-Polio Syndrome, The Late Effects of Poliomyelitis) are the unexpected and often disabling symptoms -- overwhelming fatigue, muscle
Many people who have had polio will be living with fatigue. You may be aware of it or you may have got so used to it
This form will help you to prepare for your appointment with your Doctor/Physiotherapist
Dementia Test Caution
Be wary if your Doc performs a quick mental status test and declares that you have dementia
Post-Polio Falls - A screening Checklist. This checklist will help you to take a look at what may be causing the falls, and if, perhaps, your past medical history, for example, may be contributing to the falls.
How would it affect me?
We know that the virus is most serious for anyone with an existing condition and Polio Survivors are no exceprion to this. We have included here an informative document on the virus and what should we do to help ourselves
This is a very useful form and will help you to analyse your experiences during an appointment with your PPS Doctor. Why not complete this to present to your Doctor/Physiotherapist after your consultation.
Referrals to a PPS Specialist
We are developing a network of PPS Medical Practitioners who will accept a referral from us for any of our members who would like to have a consultation with someone to discuss issues that they are having with PPS
Encyclopedia of Polio & PPS
Indexed by Subject - This encyclopedia covers almost everything about Polio and PPS.
If you would like us to see if there is a PPS Medical Practitioner in your catchment area and, if so, arrange for you to have a consultation, just use the button below. It may also help if you were to complete a Pre-Assessment form, that you can take with you, so use the Pre-Assessment Form elsewhere on this page to download the form for completion