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Phil Kongtcheu

New York, New York
This blog is dedicated to dissemination of information related to post polio sequelae, post polio syndrome with an emphasis on the treatment of paralytic conditions. The information touches on nutritional strategies, exercises strategies and surgical procedures that may bring substantial... Full Bio
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Psychological Booster H ... by Phil Kongtcheu Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Psychological Booster Hometown profile. Read on »
Becoming an Empowered Patient by Phil Kongtcheu Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This post is prompted by the interview of the book "The Empowered Patient" by Elizabeth Cohen. I like the theme of such books because they are particularly appropriate ... Read on »
Electrical Muscle Stimulators: A reassessment by Phil Kongtcheu Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine One of the tools that can at minimal cost enhance the physical strength of individuals with diseases that leave muscles atrophied is electrical muscle stimulators. In the ... Read on »
Stories that break the heart and warm it up at the same time by Phil Kongtcheu Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine And she is so beautiful! I don't know what is the root for her scoliosis and her muscular atrophies, but these are the typical sequelae of polio and the hospital for spec ... Read on »
AMEN by Phil Kongtcheu Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Gates Rethinks His War on Polio AMEN. That is all to say about this effort. AMEN. Read on »
Soliosis - John F Kennedy Johnson Rehabilitation Institute by Phil Kongtcheu Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I spent a day today at the John F Kennedy Johnson Rehabilitation Institute in Edison NJ on a referral continuing my post summer rehabilitation treatment. During that visit I ... Read on »
Abdul-Jabar Speaking words I would use by Phil Kongtcheu Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I read this article with emotion. I believe his attitude should be a model for all those suffering from a chronic and possibly fatal disease. I am trying to do the s ... Read on »
Volunteer Translator Posting Tranlated in Arabic by Phil Kongtcheu Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I do not know this person, but I thank them for their effort.It is a translation of this knol: http://knol.google.com/k/phil-kongtcheu/helping-make-effective-surgical/24v2kg ... Read on »
Op-Ed Contributor - Health Care’s Infectious Losses - NYTimes.com by Phil Kongtcheu Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Op-Ed Contributor - Health Care’s Infectious Losses - NYTimes.com "In the end, any health care reform that does not address the pervasive waste and the associated burden of ... Read on »
Post-polio syndrome - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia by Phil Kongtcheu Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I just wanted to feature Post Polio Syndrome (PPS) as a specific condition more generally known in Western Countries that adds to the struggle of paralytic post polio survivor ... Read on »
Strength of Individual Muscle Groups by Phil Kongtcheu Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Neuroexam.com - Strength of Individual Muscle Groups Patterns of weakness can help localize a lesion to a particular cortical or white matter region, spinal cord level, ... Read on »
Surgery Info - Support Thanks by Phil Kongtcheu Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Just to say hello to everybody, and thank everybody, especially those on the Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=83611409371&ref=nf (I think you may need to re ... Read on »
Medical Bills Cause Most Bankruptcies - Well Blog - NYTimes.com by Phil Kongtcheu Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Medical Bills Cause Most Bankruptcies - Well Blog - NYTimes.com "Nearly two out of three bankruptcies stem from medical bills, and even people with health insurance face fi ... Read on »
Please volunteer to translate if you can - Help Make Information on Surgical Treatment Options... by Phil Kongtcheu Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine More information is available at http://knol.google.com/k/phil-kongtcheu/helping-make-surgical-treatment-options/24v2kgtuvzk2v/17# or by clicking on the title. The par ... Read on »
Post Surgery Diet & Nutrition by Phil Kongtcheu Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Based on my earlier surgeries, I have prepared this list of foods, spices, teas and nutritional supplements in anticipation of my next surgery that might help speedy recovery ... Read on »
Do You Believe in Fairies, Unicorns, or the BMI? by Phil Kongtcheu Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Do You Believe in Fairies, Unicorns, or the BMI? I just could not resist posting this linked piece that expresses one of my frustrations about some of the mumbojumbo, pseu ... Read on »
Blogspot Block in China by Phil Kongtcheu Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Since last Saturday all blogs on blogspot.com seem to have been blocked here in China. I now have to access my blog through very convoluted and annoying means which will red ... Read on »
Post-Surgical Nutrition: Speed Your Healing With A Good Diet & Supplement Plan | The Diet Channel by Phil Kongtcheu Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Post-Surgical Nutrition: Speed Your Healing With A Good Diet & Supplement Plan | The Diet Channel Good to know while preparing for surgery! Read on »
Polio infection seen in death of Minnesotan by Phil Kongtcheu Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Received this e-mail from Dr.Bruno today on whose polio related e-mail list I am: Polio infection seen in death of Minnesotan The Associated Press - Tuesday, April 14 ... Read on »
Believing in Treatments That Don’t Work - Well Blog - NYTimes.com by Phil Kongtcheu Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Believing in Treatments That Don’t Work - Well Blog - NYTimes.com This is another illustration of health care practitioners who tend to push irrelevant treatments on patie ... Read on »