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COVID Recovery Program in Cambridge, MA

It is not uncommon for COVID-19 lingering symptoms after recovery to be present in a patient. To address these recovery needs, Spaulding Rehabilitation in Cambridge, MA provides specialized, integrative care for the rehabilitation of patients post COVID-19 diagnosis and treatment.

Who is eligible?

Spaulding Rehabilitation in Cambridge welcomes all patients who have previously tested positive for COVID-19 and continue to experience recovery symptoms after diagnosis and treatment.

What symptoms do we address?

Spaulding Rehabilitation in Cambridge strives to address the recovery needs of COVID-19 patients who continue to suffer from symptoms related to COVID. These symptoms commonly include:

  • Fatigue
  • Cough
  • Muscle pain
  • Intermittent fever
  • Headache
  • Rapid heart rate
  • Anxiety
  • Joint pain
  • Impaired thinking and concentration
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Depression
  • Hair loss
  • Rashes
  • Changes in mood

We know that patients recovering from COVID-19 may also experience emotional and psychological symptoms including depression and anxiety. Spaulding Rehabilitation has a variety of support groups as well as a network of behavioral and mental health professionals who can support you throughout your rehabilitation.

Coronavirus Recovery Care and Services

The Spaulding COVID Recovery Program in Cambridge provides a number of services based on the unique need of each patient. Our integrative approach to medicine consists of physiatrists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, and case managers. A typical patient engagement may include:

  • Physiatrist assess the patient neurologic, musculoskeletal, cognitive, and psychological needs
  • Physical therapists will conduct evaluations and design an individualized, home-based exercise program
  • Occupational therapy sessions will be offered to help patients who have difficulty performing activities of daily living
  • Speech language pathologists will be offered to provide assistance with cognitive impairments.
  • Ongoing rehabilitation care can be continued in-person when visits are deemed appropriate
  • Translator services are available for non-English speaking patients
  • Virtual and telehealth visits are available

To learn more about support groups and other COVID-19 related information and resources, please visit the National Alliance on Mental Illness's COVID-19 Resource Page.

For more information on Spaulding's Rehabilitation Program, please contact our Medical Clinic at 617.952.6220.