COVID Recovery in Plymouth MA
For many who have been treated for COVID-19, they will continue to face prolonged, long-term symptoms well after diagnosis & treatment. To address unique needs of this critical population, Spaulding Rehabilitation Center in Plymouth, MA is dedicated to providing specialized care for the rehabilitation of patients post Coronavirus treatment.
Who is eligible?
Spaulding in Plymouth welcomes all patients who have once received positive laboratory diagnosis of COVID-19 but continue to experience long-term symptoms.
What symptoms do we address?
One of the most common questions patients ask is, "How long do COVID symptoms last after recovery?" Generally, symptoms last between 10-14 days, depending on severity of the infection. The physician-led team of professionals at Spaulding Outpatient Center in Plymouth provide an integrative approach to treatment. Prolonged symptoms that are addressed may include:
- Chest pain
- Difficulty with concentration
- Shortness of breath
- Persistent cough
- Sleep related anomalies
- Accelerated heart rate
- Joint & muscle pain
- Loss of smell or taste
- Unexplained hair loss
COVID-19 Care and Services
The Spaulding Outpatient Center in Plymouth provides a number of services based on each patient’s unique needs. Our physician-led team consists of physiatrists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, and case managers. Patients may receive treatment at Spaulding Outpatient Center in Plymouth through the following methodologies:
- Physiatrists may assess their neurologic, musculoskeletal, cognitive, and psychological needs of the patient.
- Physical therapists may conduct evaluations following discharge and design a home-based exercise program to address the patient musculoskeletal, and neurologic impairments.
- Occupational therapy sessions are available to help patients who have difficulty performing daily living activities.
- Speech language pathologists are offered to provide assistance with swallowing and cognitive impairments.
- Ongoing rehabilitation care can be continued when in person visits are appropriate.
- Translator services are available for non-English speaking patients.
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.