MPPSG World Polio Month Edition

In this issue:

  •  A new history of physiotherapy including polio
  • Triggers of Restless Leg Syndrome
  • The importance of colour in our lives
  • Hawthorn Arts Centre for Polio Day 2018.

+ much more

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MPPSG September 2018

In this issue:

  • Deakin University survey to establish what barriers people with spinal cord injury and post-polio face in day to day activities
  • The epidemic of polio the summer of 1943 shut local schools in Henderson County, North Carolina
  • THE EYES HAVE IT! What the heck is “lag opthalmos”?
  • We must celebrate the end of polio – but the end of polio funding puts other programs at risk
  • Of Frozen Fingers and Polio Feet

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MPPPSG August Edition

In this issue:

  • Polio Australia’s First Information Session
  • A spoonful of sugar can help memory – research
  • Outcome of total knee arthroplasty in patients with poliomyelitis: a systematic review.
  • Separating children from families – again

+ much more

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Mornington Peninsula Post-Polio Support Group – Fatigue Special Edition

Fatigue is one of the most frustrating and least understood outcomes of late effects of polio, by us and family members who don’t get why we can no longer manage walking round a supermarket; deal with large and noisy crowds; think rationally or remember what was said yesterday. So have sorted through our library on the subject to cover causes, manifestations, and solutions. Articles and short pieces include

  • Fatigue – what is it, how did I get it? and how to manage it
  • Cognitive fatigue in Polio Survivors
  • Chocolate may prevent memory decline!
  • Brain fatigue, white spots and fear of Alzheimers

+ much more!

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Mornington Peninsula Post-Polio Support Group News May 2018

In this issue:

  • Budget to focus on funding more at-home aged care
  • Submissions to the Australian Electoral Commission for the new seat of Macnamara
  • Medicinal cannabis prescription process

+ much more

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