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Long COVID/Post-Covid Syndrome Assessment Service evaluates and manages long-term COVID effects.

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Long COVID / Post-Covid Syndrome Assessment Service

Overview

Long COVID / Post-Covid Syndrome

Long COVID, also known as Post-Covid Syndrome, is a condition where individuals continue to experience symptoms or develop new ones after their initial recovery from COVID-19. Symptoms can include breathlessness, chronic fatigue, "brain fog", anxiety, and stress. The condition is defined as ongoing symptomatic COVID-19 from four to 12 weeks, and post COVID-19 syndrome as signs and symptoms that continue for more than 12 weeks and are not explained by an alternative diagnosis.

When Treatment is Recommended

Treatment is recommended for individuals who continue to experience symptoms for more than 12 weeks after their initial recovery from COVID-19. Those who think they may be experiencing persistent or long-term effects of COVID-19 infection are advised

Overview of Treatments Available

The Long COVID / Post-Covid Syndrome Assessment Service includes physical, cognitive, and psychological assessments, diagnostic tests, and management or appropriate onward referral to post COVID rehabilitation, treatment, and other support.

Key Takeaways

  • Long COVID, or Post-Covid Syndrome, is a condition where individuals continue to experience symptoms or develop new ones after their initial recovery from COVID-19.
  • Treatment is recommended for individuals who continue to experience symptoms for more than 12 weeks after their initial recovery from COVID-19.
  • The Long COVID / Post-Covid Syndrome Assessment Service includes physical, cognitive, and psychological assessments, diagnostic tests, and management or appropriate onward referral to post COVID rehabilitation, treatment, and other support.
  • The cost of Long COVID / Post-Covid Syndrome Assessment Service can vary depending on the specific services required.
  • Insurance coverage for Long COVID / Post-Covid Syndrome Assessment Service can vary depending on the individual's insurance plan. Self-pay options are also available.
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Typical Costs & Insurance

The cost of Long COVID Assessment Service can vary depending on the Private Provider that you choose. Enter your postcode and click search to compare the cost of Long COVID Assessment Service directly on Odycy to find the best Long COVID Assessment Service prices near you.

The cost of Long COVID Assessment Service may be covered by private health insurance plans, depending on the specifics of the policy. Check with your insurance provider to understand what is covered.

For those without insurance or if insurance doesn't cover the cost of Long COVID Assessment Service, self-pay options are available.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Long COVID / Post-Covid Syndrome?

Long COVID, also known as Post-Covid Syndrome, is a condition where individuals continue to experience symptoms or develop new ones after their initial recovery from COVID-19.

When is treatment recommended for Long COVID / Post-Covid Syndrome?

Treatment is recommended for individuals who continue to experience symptoms for more than 12 weeks after their initial recovery from COVID-19.

What does the Long COVID / Post-Covid Syndrome Assessment Service include?

The service includes physical, cognitive, and psychological assessments, diagnostic tests, and management or appropriate onward referral to post COVID rehabilitation, treatment, and other support.

What is the cost of the Long COVID / Post-Covid Syndrome Assessment Service?

The cost can vary depending on the specific services required.

Is the Long COVID / Post-Covid Syndrome Assessment Service covered by insurance?

Coverage can vary depending on the individual's insurance plan. Self-pay options are also available.

Further Information

Condition Related Concerns

Long COVID can lead to a wide range of health issues, including chronic fatigue, breathlessness, and cognitive difficulties such as "brain fog".

Causes of the Condition

Long COVID is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which leads to COVID-19. Some individuals continue to experience symptoms or develop new ones after their initial recovery from the virus.

Treatment Approaches

Treatment approaches for Long COVID can include physical, cognitive, and psychological assessments, diagnostic tests, and management or appropriate onward referral to post COVID rehabilitation, treatment, and other support*1*.

Service Overview

The Long COVID / Post-Covid Syndrome Assessment Service provides a comprehensive evaluation and treatment plan for individuals experiencing long-term symptoms or other lasting health impacts after COVID-19 infection.

Step-by-Step Guide to the Treatment

The treatment process begins with a comprehensive assessment of the individual's physical, cognitive, and psychological health. Based on the results of these assessments, a personalized treatment plan is developed, which may include physical therapy, cognitive therapy, psychological support, and other treatments as needed. Throughout the treatment process, the individual's progress is closely monitored and adjustments are made to the treatment plan as necessary.

References

  1. NHS England. (2023). Post-COVID syndrome (long COVID). [online] Available at: https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/post-covid-syndrome-long-covid/
  2. UBMD Physicians' Group - University at Buffalo. (2023). WNY's Long COVID Recovery Center. [online] Available at: https://www.ubmd.com/practice-locations/long-covid-recovery-center.html
  3. New York State Department of Health. (2023). Long COVID. [online] Available at: https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/long_covid/
  4. University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. (2023). Long covid clinic and treatments. [online] Available at: https://www.uclh.nhs.uk/our-services/find-service/covid19-clinics/post-covid-followupservice
  5. NYU Langone Health. (2023). Post-COVID Care Program. [online] Available at: https://nyulangone.org/care-services/post-covid-care-program

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