Postpolio Syndrome (PPS) can leave polio survivors experiencing
a variety of health problems years after their recovery from the virus.
Although symptoms may be minor, some patients could develop muscle weakness and
atrophy that decrease their independence and quality of life.
At St. Luke’s, we believe every person deserves to thrive,
regardless of injury or limitations. Our community of specialists includes speech
therapists, orthopedists, pulmonary specialists, and physiotherapists, all of
whom are dedicated to developing programs that improve our patients’ strength
and quality of life.
Postpolio Treatment Benefits
Through this treatment, patients can experience:
- Increased muscle
- Decreased muscle
- Increased energy
- Decreased pain
- Improved gait
Helping Patients Thrive
Postpolio treatment is recommended for postpolio patients who
- Muscle weakness
- Muscle pain
- Myofascial pain