PPS Articles

We welcome the following physicians to the International Post Polio Organization and would like to thank them for granting us permission to publish their articles on our site.

Please note that IPPSO has gotten permission from those that are published on our site, and warmly welcome them into the world we have created for you here.

IPPSO hopes you will find answers to questions that will help you in your private world of PPS. Let the staff at IPPSO know if you have any concerns or questions, and we will do our best to research answers for you. Click on the links below and they will take you to the individual physician's list of articles.

The opinions expressed are those of the individual writer(s) and do not necessarily constitute an endorsement or approval by the IPPSO Foundation. Although it does not imply endorsement, it is provided as a service for those seeking such information. As always consult your doctor before trying anything recommended in this information or any other publication.

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Richard L. Bruno, Ph.D.

Dr. Richard Bruno is a Clinical Psychophysiologist specializing in the treatment of stress-related disorders and Post-Polio Sequelae (PPS). Dr. Richard L. Bruno is also the Chairperson for the International Post-Polio Task Force and Director of The Post-Polio Institute, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewood, New Jersey. Visit his web site at Harvest Center's Post-Polio Library.

Dr. Nancy M. Frick is an educator, author, counselor and researcher specializing in the psychology of disability.

Dr. Frederick M. Maynard, M.D.

Case Western Reserve University
Metro Health Medical Center
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
2500 Metro Health Drive
Cleveland, Ohio 44109-1998

Dr. Lauro Halstead, M.D.

Lauro Halstead, M.D., as a professor at the National Rehabilitation Hospital in the Departments of Medicine (Primary) and Community and Family Medicine (Secondary) at Georgetown University School of Medicine, has vast knowledge into PPS and the symptoms it causes. His vast published works have been a benefit not only to the medical community, but the public as well, in education as well as treatment of PPS.

Dr. Henry Holland, M.D.

Henry Holland MD, is a polio survivor, a board certified psychiatrist and an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at the Medical College of Virginia who has led the Central Virginia (Richmond). PPS Support Group for the past two years. His PPS symptoms started in 1990; and he was recently forced by them to give up his practice. He writes about everything from anti-depressant medications to the thyroid gland.

Dr. Henry writes about:

Julie K. Silver, M.D.

Dr. Julie K. Silver, MD, is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is the author of Post-Polio Syndrome: A Guide for Polio Survivors and Their Families (Yale University Press) and is the director of the International Rehabilitation Center for Polio at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston.



Dr. Adam Gruszczynski,

Kim Gleim, Cert. Counselor,

Janicke Kilian and Terje Binder,



Peter C Ellis, Nepean, Ontario, Canada


The National Sleep Foundation
Mayo Clinic, Ask the Doctor about PPS
Magazine articles - including "Nutrition Today" U.S. Department of Justice,
Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA HOME PAGE





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