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Brian Tiburzi

Post-Polio Health, Volume 30, Number 2, Spring 2014. Ask Dr. Maynard Frederick M. Maynard, MD Question: My husband had polio at age 8. He is now 71. His left leg has started giving out on him and he falls. He goes to a special trainer, but I’m afraid the trainer doesn’t know how to treat this. What type of exercises should benefit …

Questions About Receiving The Polio Vaccine After Having Already Contracted Polio

Brian Tiburzi

Question I contracted polio as child age 12 from the live virus vaccine. Several years ago I was diagnosed with PPS. Later in the US Army age 19 I was given a polio vaccination. What would have happened to me? What would have the side effects been? Enhanced PPS? Are there any studies on this situation? Response Marny Eulberg, MD, …