Balance and exercises

How good is your balance? Most people don’t find it difficult to walk across a gravel driveway, transition from walking on a footpath to grass, up a gentle slope or get out of bed in the middle of the night. But for polios and other people axing with impaired balance, such activities can be extremelyContinue reading “Balance and exercises”

What should I take?

March 2022 Newsletter

Volume 2: Number 1 In this issue Beginnings of Disabled Sports in WA Important news from the Clinic: remember that the Post Polio Network WA and Polio Clinic WA are now separate entities. be mindful of the office changes to protect from COVID: use telephone or email where ever possible Usual office hours are TuesdayContinue reading “March 2022 Newsletter”

Vitamin A needed for Eyes

Vitamin A helps the retina function properly, which is essential for good vision and the prevention of night-blindness. It also lessens the risk of age-related macular degeneration and cataracts. Zinc¬†deficiency can interfere with vitamin A metabolism in several ways:(1)¬†Zinc deficiency results in decreased synthesis of retinol-binding protein which transports retinol through the circulation to tissuesContinue reading “Vitamin A needed for Eyes”