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Firstly, it is necessary for your husband to consult an orthropaedic surgeon to assess the damage that he has caused to his hips and pelvis, due to the fact that he is not wearing corrective shoes. He should aquire corrective shoes urgently.
His GP can do blood tests to exclude the possibility of him having gout or any other inflammatory diseases.
There is a condition called Post Polio Syndrome/Neuritis (Refer to the following link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Post_polio_syndrome). He has to consult a neurologist for pain management.
He is classified as a person with a physical disability. What registration are you referring to?
Dr Anrich Burger
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