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-

Syndrome

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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