Month: May 2020

Stories of Survival

I wanted to depart from my usual update this week and share with you some inspiring stories that I’ve read about COVID-19 survivors. As with any challenging situation, there has to be some good news. The best news is that you as therapists are a huge part of our resident’s recovery from this pandemic. Many …

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Respiratory Impact of COVID-19

Understanding the Respiratory Impact of COVID-19

Residents in various stages of recovery from COVID-19 will likely show respiratory issues ranging from mild to critical. Addressing the impact of COVID-19 on pulmonary systems must be incorporated into ALL assessment and treatments provided to our residents. MILD/MODERATE Most cases Typically dry cough, hoarse throat May have pneumonia, causing alveoli to become inflamed May …

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