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Physical Exercise in Post-Polio Syndrome: Highlights

Volume 10 - Issue 3

Mauricio De Sant Anna*1, Tiago Batista Da Costa Xavier1, Carlos Henrique Melo Reis2, Acary SB Oliveira3 and Marco Orsini4

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    • 1Rio de Janeiro Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology (IFRJ), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    • 2Faculty of Medicine of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil
    • 3Federal University of São Paulo, Department of Neurology, São Paulo SP, Brazil
    • 4University of Vassouras, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    • *Corresponding author: Mauricio de Sant Anna, Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia do Rio de Janeiro, Campus Realengo, Rua Professor Carlos Wenceslau (antiga Rua Oliveira Braga), 343, Realengo – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Received: October 15, 2018;   Published: October 26, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.10.001953

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Post-poliomyelitis syndrome (PPS) is an entity characterized by a new episode of muscle weakness and abnormal fatigue in individuals affected by acute poliomyelitis (PAA) years before [1]. The diagnosis of PPS is based on the fulfillment of the following criteria:

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