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Long-Term Symptoms of COVID-19

Common Long-term Symptoms of COVID-19 May Include:

Physical Symptoms Cognitive Symptoms Psychological Symptoms
Difficulty breathing Difficulty with memory Anxiety
Weakness and balance problems Trouble concentrating Depression
Pain or numbness Slowed mental processing PTSD
Difficulty walking Trouble carrying out daily tasks Sleep problems


When to Seek Rehabilitation Services

If you or someone you love is suffering from any of these symptoms for more than two weeks after COVID-19 symptoms resolve, you may benefit from an evaluation by one or more of our specialists.

Starting a rehabilitation program soon after recovery can help you get back to your normal life and activities as quickly as possible.

Your Care Team

Your Care Team May Include:

  • Medical Provider
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Specialists
  • Mental Health Providers

Initial Evaluation

The initial evaluation will be individualized for each patient, and it is likely to include the following:

  • Review of medical and pulmonary history
  • Mobility, strength and balance assessment
  • Cognitive assessment
  • Assessment of activities of daily living, home management and return to work
  • Screening for depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Get Started with a Post COVID-19 Rehab Evaluation

To schedule an initial evaluation, please call your preferred Inova Rehabilitation Center below. (Note: Pulmonary Rehabilitation is offered at Inova Alexandria, Inova Fairfax, and Inova Loudoun hospitals.)

Using Music to Treat COVID-19 Syndrome

The healing power of music can improve your physical and psychological health. If you are struggling with long-term physical or emotional effects of COVID-19, music therapy can ease anxiety, reduce stress and even help with pain management.

Join us for a dynamic music therapy session designed specifically for patients of Inova's COVID-19 recovery and rehabilitation program. This support group meets every Wednesday at 7 p.m. on Zoom.

Space is limited. To register, please contact

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