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Pool/Water Therapy

Pool Exercise: Principals and Guidelines for Polio Survivors by Robbie B. Leonard, MS, PT

Benefits of Warm Water Therapy to Individuals with Post-Polio Syndrome by  Nickie Lancaster, RN

Guidelines for Establishing a Water Exercise Program for Post-Polio Participants (2006) by Lanny Taschuk and Patrick Fleck is available for a charge of $12 (Canadian) plus shipping and handling from the Post-Polio Awareness and Support Society of British Columbia.

Post-Polio WaterWork (DVD) by Mary Essert, BA, ATRIC, pioneer aquatic specialist, and Vickie Ramsey, RN, CPC, present an effective exercise program in warm water designed for polio survivors, their families and healthcare professionals. The exercises are clearly presented so that anyone can follow their own exercise chart (included). The DVD is available at or for $25 plus $5 shiping and handling (US Funds).