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COVID Recovery Program in Marblehead, MA

The COVID-19 recovery process is unique for most patients; in fact, one of the most common questions we receive is, “How long is the COVID-19 recovery process?” According to the CDC, patients should begin to recover from COVID within 10-14 days. However, many COVID-19 survivors contiSpaulding Rehabilitation in Marblehead welcomes patients who have received a positive laboratory diagnosis of COVID-19 and still continue to experience symptoms of COVID-19 post initial diagnosis and treatment.

What symptoms of COVID-19 do we address?

Complications brought forth by COVID-19 may be present in patients for weeks or even months after diagnosis. Spaulding Rehabilitation in Marblehead is committed to addressing the challenging recovery needs of COVID-19 patients. Patient long-term symptoms may include:

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

COVID-19 Care Plan and Services

Spaulding Rehabilitation in Marblehead provides a number of medical and professional services based on each patient’s individual needs. Our COVID Recovery Program physician-led team consists of physiatrists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, and case managers.

  • 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.
  • Telehealth visits are available when requested or necessary.

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

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

Learn more about Spaulding COVID-19 response.