Home|Journals Follow on Twitter| Subscribe to List

Directory for Medical Articles
 

Open Access

3



Case report of rehabilitation of a subject with post polio syndrome

Srishti S Sharma, Megha S Sheth, Neeta J Vyas, Pankaj R Patel.

Abstract
Post-polio syndrome (PPS) affects polio survivorís years after the initial polio attack. They report new musculoskeletal symptoms.The purpose of this case report was to determine the effect of a physical therapy intervention on these symptoms in a 53 year old male subject with residual poliomyelitis of left lower limb more than right. Strengthening and aerobic exercises along with lifestyle modification advices were found to be beneficial with respect to all outcome measures taken after 4 and 12 weeks of program, with deterioration in none.This is a first case report documenting benefits of physical therapy following PPS in India. Its findings support the use of exercise in subjects with late effects of poliomyelitis and provide clinically valuable knowledge regarding the treatment efficacy of PPS exercise regimens.

Key words: Post-Polio Syndrome (PPS); Rehabilitation; Lifestyle Modification; Pain; Fatigue; Function



Share this Article


Advertisement
Progress in Orthopedic Science

SUBMIT YOUR ARTICLE NOW


ScopeMed.com
ScopeMed Home
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
BiblioCAM
Author Tools
eJPort Journal Hosting
About ScopeMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Scopemed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Database Service for Scientific Publications. Copyright © ScopeMedģ Information Services.
Scopemed Buttons