Following a COVID-19 diagnosis, some people continue to have problems and persistent symptoms.
If you're struggling to recover from respiratory issues after COVID-19, the UPMC Post-COVID-19 pulmonary recovery care team may be able to help. Our service is part of UPMC Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine.
Pulmonary rehab is a medically supervised program that includes exercise training and health education that aims to:
The process starts by having a consult with a lung doctor (pulmonologist).
Based on that visit, the doctor may schedule follow-up appointments or refer you to pulmonary rehab to improve lung function.
There, a Post-COVID pulmonary recovery care team includes doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists, and physical therapists who:
Anyone who still has the following symptoms after three or more months since their COVID recovery may be eligible for care:
You need a referral from your PCP to make an appointment for post-COVID care.
Our office consult locations are:
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