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Fatigue (Constantly Tired)

Brian Tiburzi

Post-Polio Health, Volume 29, Number 1, Winter 2013 Ask Dr. Maynard Frederick M. Maynard, MD Question: I had polio in both legs at age 10 in 1953 and was unable to walk for a year. With therapy and exercise, I pretty well recovered in one leg and can walk without help. How does fatigue affect people who have had polio? I’m …

Feeling Like a Failure

Brian Tiburzi

Post-Polio Health, (Volume 31, Number 3) Summer 2015 Dr. Rhoda Olkin is a Distinguished Professor of Clinical Psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology in San Francisco, as well as the Executive Director of the Institute on Disability and Health Psychology. She is a polio survivor and single mother of two grown children. QUESTION: I worked so hard to walk …