Post-Polio Health International Conference

Many of our members belong to Post-Polio Health International.  Here’s information on their upcoming conference: Meet Us in St. Louis! May 31 – June 3, 2014 Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch Program for Promoting Healthy Ideas: PHI’s 11thInternational Conference (Updated 1-27-14) Registering for Promoting Healthy Ideas: PHI’s 11th International Conference Reserving a Hotel Room […]

Where do I get help?

PHI (Post-Polio Health International)’s mission is to enhance the lives and independence of polio survivors and home ventilator users through Education, Advocacy, Research and Networking. We have published many articles over the years which discuss options for managing pain and have posted them on our website We recommended the following… Sacroiliac Pain: A Physical […]

Polio Pioneer Helps Survivors Hold On To Strength – NPR story

Morning Edition, May 11, 2009 • Dr. Lauro Halstead is one of only a handful of doctors in the U.S. who specializes in polio — and he speaks to his patients with authority. He was one of the first doctors to publish evidence of a startling medical problem: Twenty-five years ago this month, he presented […]