What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Post Polio

Post polio syndrome is a

Symptoms of PPS include a sud-

Massage under medical supervi-


group of signs and symp-

den onset of fatigue, achiness,

sion is indicated for people

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toms common to polio sur-

and weakness. There may also be

with PPS.


vivors, particularly those

breathing and sleeping difficulties.



who experienced significant




loss of function in the




acute stage of the disease.




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