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Physical Therapy Can Aid In Post COVID-19 Recovery

Here at ProMotion Rehab and Sports Medicine, we offer methods of treatment for patients recovering from COVID-19. As more research is done, it’s being discovered that there are several lasting effects from the virus, many of which are causing challenges that can continue for unprecedented amounts of time.

We want to inform you that the patients recovering from COVID-19 at our clinic are no longer sick or contagious, and we are still taking the necessary precautions to prevent the spread of the virus. We’ve also had the opportunity for all of our staff to be vaccinated at this time. 

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If you are experiencing lasting side effects of the virus, contact our Florence, Camden, McColl, and Lake City, SC clinics to learn more about how our physical therapists can aid in your recovery from the effects of Long Haul COVID and Post-COVID Syndrome.                                        

How can therapy help with recovery?

Some common physical conditions we are seeing in people recovering from COVID19:

  • Difficulty walking
  • Shortness of breath
  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Decreased balance
  • Difficulties with swallowing
  • Memory problems
  • Difficulty with word-finding
  • Cognitive changes

 

COVID-19 isn’t the only cause of these impairments. They can also be the result of other health conditions and illnesses, such as the flu, pneumonia, asthma, bronchitis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and others. 

Regardless of what the cause for your condition is, our physical therapists at ProMotion Rehab and Sports Medicine can help with recovery through the following types of training and exercise programs:

  • Aerobic exercise and reconditioning for improved pulmonary health
  • Stretching
  • Endurance training
  • Balance and gait training
  • Upper and lower body strengthening exercises
  • Breathing exercises to increase lung function and capacity
  • Manual therapy 
  • Restoring muscle mass

 

Getting on the road to recovery

It doesn’t matter if you’ve been experiencing the above-mentioned lingering side effects from COVID-19 or another illness altogether; therapeutic intervention may benefit you and help you get back to living as normally as possible. Contact ProMotion Rehab and Sports Medicine today to set up an appointment and learn more about what we’re doing to prevent the spread of COVID-19.