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An excellent resource for general information about polio and the late effects of polio, often referred to as post-polio syndrome:

Post-Polio Health International

This organization also has a list of support groups and health professionals:

Post-Polio Diectory


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:

Polio Survivors Network of the United Kingdom


Polio Today

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."

Bulbar Polio PowerPoint

Bulbar Polio PDF

The PDF file has additional notes. They are accessed by placing your cursor in the upper left corner of the slide.

Exercise and Post-Polio

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:

The Downey Patriot newspaper

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:

Where Did We Come From?

An article addressing the question, "How many polio survivors are there?"

How Many Polio Survivors?

Two articles in PDF format about the Vagus nerve and how it might be involved during acute polio and later with post-polio syndrome:

Vagus - Polio

Vagus - General

Links to PDF files about glossopharyngeal breathing (GPB) or "frog breathing".

Frog Breathing - Clarence Dail

Frog Breathing - SCI

Frog Breathing - Kenya

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.

Long Term Care - comparitive costs

Neurogenic Bladder  --  A link to the original article, as published in Post-Polio Health International.

Neurogenic Bladder

Polio or Guillain Barre? A reply to the authors as transcribed from an e-mail exchange.