An excellent resource for general information about polio and the late effects of polio, often referred to as post-polio syndrome:
This organization also has a list of support groups and health professionals:
Another excellent resource for general information about polio and the late effects of polio, with a comprehensive collection of inforative published articles about polio and post-polio:
PolioToday.org is published by the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. This website is designed to raise awareness of post-polio syndrome and to be a resource for polio survivors.
PDF and PowerPoint files of a presentation given to the Rancho Los Amigos Post-Polio Support Group in April 2014. The topic is "Polio, with an Emphasis on Bulbar Polio."
The PDF file has additional notes. They are accessed by placing your cursor in the upper left corner of the slide.
A PDF file with a summary of information about exercise for those experiencing the late affects of polio.
Information about "Not Just Polio" an autobiography by Polio Survivors Association president, Richard Daggett:
NOTE: "Not Just Polio" is available directly through this website. To place an order, or for more information, please click here.
An article about the history of the polio support group movement:
An article addressing the question, "How many polio survivors are there?"
Two articles in PDF format about the Vagus nerve and how it might be involved during acute polio and later with post-polio syndrome:
Links to PDF files about glossopharyngeal breathing (GPB) or "frog breathing".
Long Term Care - comparitive costs. This is an article written for the Journal of the American Academy of Home Care Physicians. It was published in 1993, but cost comparisons are equally valid today.
Neurogenic Bladder -- A link to the original article, as published in Post-Polio Health International.
Polio or Guillain Barre? A reply to the authors as transcribed from an e-mail exchange.