Resources

The following links may be of interest:

Michigan Polio Network, Inc.
 
New Jersey Polio Network
 
North Central Florida Post-Polio Support Group
 

Ohio Polio Network

Polio Survivors Network (PSN)

Post Polio Health International
 
The Africa Connection Post-Polio Network RSA
 
 
The Polio Outreach of CT
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The Southern California PPS Manager Newsletter
 
A blog by Sunny Roller

New! John Bach, MD

Physical Med/Rehab
Neuromuscular Breathing issues
Newark, NJ
973-972-2802
bachjr@njms.rutgers.edu – for questions

Frederick Boltz, MD
Neurologist
1601 Clint Moore Road, Suite #120
Boca Raton, FL 33487
561-939-0300

New! Michelle Dompenciel, MD
Department of Neurology
4520 Donald Ross Road, Suite 200
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
561-904-7200

Jeffrey Farber, MD
Physiatrist
1325 S. Congress Avenue, Suite #208
Boynton Beach, FL 33434
561-659-5443

Alan Gruskin, DO
Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine
900 NW 13 Street, Suite 104
Boca Raton, FL 333486
561-394-3587 W/Th
and
7401 N. University Drive, Suite 106
Tamarac, FL 33321
954-722-6777 M/T/F

Jacob Lockner, DO
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist
300 Royal Palm Way
Palm Beach, FL 33480
561-659-5443

Stuart Rubin, MD
Physiatrist & Pain Management
10151 Enterprise Center Blvd., Suite 107
Boynton Beach, FL 33437
561-738-2000

Updated!Lauren Shapiro, MD
University of Miami School of Medicine
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
1475 NW 12th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
305-243-6605
Monday & Wednesday appointments
(There is no more PPS clinic per se)

Steven Stein, DO
Pain Management
950 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL
561-939-5500

As Kat Wollam, PT has moved, her local recommendations are:

Brian Bibbee, PT, Boca Raton, FL – 954-612-3211,


Tom Segal, PT,
Boca Raton, FL – 561-482-8007, Medicare, no home visit

David Witt, PT,
Delray Beach, FL – 561-637-4539,  Medicare, no home visit

Ann Marie Panettieri, MPT,
Boca Raton, FL 561-551-5049,  private pay, home visit

Fari Lotfi, PT,
Broward/South Palm Beach County, 954-720-8445, Medicare, home visit

Kat Wollam, PT,
Gainesville, FL – 954-579-4056.  She is a PPS expert who’ll come to your home, put her bathing suit on and get in the pool with you.

‘Retired’
Wayne R. Rosen, CPO, CPED, PA
‘nephew’ Brett Rosen, L, LPO Certified & Licensed Orthotist/Prosthetist
Hanger Clinic, Hollywood, Palm Springs & West Palm Beach, FL – 954-981-4800.  Hanger Clinic is proud to bring you the best in limb loss, bracing and support care. Our clinicians’ dedication and expertise can help you regain your independence and pursue the activities that you love. We’re here, close to home, bringing you the latest in innovative orthotic and prosthetic technologies, specialized training and superior care.

Aldo Alvarez, CO
Ortho Pro, is a team member of the Post Polio Clinic, Department of Rehab Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.   Aldo has Florida offices in Kendall & Aventura.  To schedule your appointment, call 305-598-9688.

The following abbreviations may be used on the labels of your prescription medications:

P.R.N. – take as needed
Q.D. – take every day
B.I.D. – take twice a day
T.I.D. – take three times a day
Q.I.D. – take four times a day
A.C. – take before meals
P.C. – take after meals
H.S. – take at bedtime
P.O. – take by mouth

 

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