024 Exercise Guidelines

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“Exercise Programs should be designed and supervised for 2-4 months by physicians, physical therapists, and/or other health care professionals who are familiar with the unique pathology of Post Polio Syndrome. The programs should be custom-tailored and individualized. Also, the supervisor should monitor client’s pain, fatigue, weakness, and make adjustments to the protocol as needed to translate to independent program late.”
-Exercise Guidelines Post-Polio Health Newsletter, Spring 2003, Vol. 19, No. 2.

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Program Options
General Guidelines
Water Variables
Monitoring Intensity
Precautions and Pool Safety Measures
Equipment for the Program