Post-Acute COVID Recovery

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Post-Acute COVID Recovery 

Who can benefit from Post-Acute COVID-19 Physical Therapy?

Each patient has had a different experience with COVID-19. For many long-haulers, COVID has proven to be a respiratory condition superimposed on a cardiac condition, superimposed on a neurological condition, superimposed on a GI condition 

Symptoms after COVID-19 which can be addressed by Physical Therapy include:

  • Shortness of breath (with or without deficits in oxygen saturation)
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle soreness, muscle pain
  • Muscle fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Generalized deconditioning
  • Gastrointestinal issues, nausea
  • Parasthesias, loss of sensation, numbness, tingling

What is Post-Covid Rehab & Recovery?

Each patient has had a different experience with COVID-19. Treatments may include, but are not limited to:

  • Breathing exercises to restore efficient diaphragmatic function
  • Breathing exercises to restore efficient autonomic nervous system function
  • Soft tissue mobilization and stretching to address
    • Muscle tension from inactivity
    • Muscle tension from overuse with coughing or impaired breathing
  • Graded exercise to increase endurance while monitoring oxygen saturation
  • Visceral mobilization to restore efficient function impaired by stress on all of your body systems in an effort to fight off the infection.
  • Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy

Who treats post-COVID syndromes at H&D Physical Therapy?

The initial assessment is performed by a licensed physical therapist and follow-up treatments by a team of trained clinicians. If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, schedule an evaluation today. 

Pulmonary Wellness Recovery and Rehabilitation @ H&D Midtown

Noah Greenspan, DPT, CCS, EMT-B

Marion Mackles, BS, PT, LMT

Alison Hovey, PT, DPT, CFMT

Wai Chin, BS, MS, EP

If you have questions regarding treatments available, or whether post-Acute COVID Recovery is appropriate for you, please contact us. We would be happy to discuss your situation in advance of an evaluation session.