Date & Time
Monday, May 1, 2023, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
RT - 03 The Benefits of Post-COVID Rehabilitation
During the COVID-19 pandemic, several men were hospitalized at the Federal Medical Center, Lexington, with cardiopulmonary impairments secondary to COVID infections and received physical therapy consultations for post-COVID deconditioning. This discussion will describe the effectiveness of the rehabilitation program, which included a physical therapy evaluation, instruction and training in breathing strategies and techniques, instruction in a moderate intensity walking program and cardiovascular exercise, and upper and lower extremity strengthening exercises.