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COVID Recovery Peabody, MA

According to the Center of Disease Control (CDC), the average length of COVID recovery is typically 10 to 14 days. However, many COVID-19 survivors continue to face long-term health problems beyond this average time frame. To address these long-term post needs, Spaulding Rehabilitation in Peabody, MA is dedicated to providing specialized care crafted for the rehabilitation of patients post COVID-19.

Who is eligible for COVID-19 care?

For many, recovery of COVID-19 can present a variety of challenges. Thus, Spaulding Rehabilitation in Peabody welcomes all patients who have received a positive diagnosis of COVID-19 and continue to experience symptoms related to the disease post recovery.

What symptoms of COVID-19 do we address?

Spaulding Rehabilitation in Peabody seeks to address the recovery needs of COVID patients who continue to suffer from the long-term side effects of Coronavirus. These symptoms typically include:

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

COVID-19 Care Plan and Services

Spaulding Rehabilitation COVID Recovery Program in Peabody, MA offers a variety of services based on each patient’s individual needs. Our physician-led team of medical health professionals consists of case managers, physiatrists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech language pathologists. A patient may receive:

  • A Physiatrist evaluation to assess neurologic, musculoskeletal, cognitive, and psychological needs
  • Occupational therapy sessions to help with the difficulty  of performing activities of daily living including eating, bathing, dressing, and toileting.
  • Physical therapist evaluation following discharge who will design an individualized, home-based exercise program to address the any possible musculoskeletal, and neurologic impairments
  • Speech language pathologist sessions to provide assistance with swallowing and cognitive impairments.
  • Additional, ongoing in person rehabilitation care that can be continued at one of our convenient Spaulding Outpatient Center sites when in person visits are appropriate.
  • Translator services for Non-English speaking patients.
  • Telehealth, virtual visits are available when in-person visits are not appropriate.

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.