Vaccines Help Some COVID Long-Haulers

According to an article on the NPR.org website, COVID vaccines can help some people with lingering COVID symptoms. The article says:

“An estimated 10% to 30% of people who get COVID-19 suffer from lingering symptoms of the disease, or what’s known as long-COVID…

In the absence of large studies, researchers are culling what information they can from patient stories, informal surveys and clinicians’ experiences. For instance, about 40% of the 577 long COVID patients contacted by the group Survivor Corps say they felt better after getting vaccinated.”

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/03/31/982799452/mysterious-ailment-mysterious-relief-vaccines-help-some-covid-long-haulers

Primary Care Partners’ COVID-19 Recovery Team can also help with lingering COVID symptoms through Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Nutrition and Behavioral Health. Patients can call their doctor’s office or the Physical Therapy Specialty Center for questions to determine if the program would be right for them.

Family Physicians of Western Colorado (970) 245-1220
Red Canyon Family Medicine (970) 256-5285
Tabeguache Family & Sports Medicine (970) 256-5201
Western Colorado Pediatric Associates (970) 243-5437
Western Colorado Physicians Group (970) 241-6011
The Physical Therapy Specialty Center (970) 241-5856

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