How Rehabilitation Helps Long COVID Patients
Dr Akmal Hafizah Zamli, Head of Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Hospital Sungai Buloh
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By now, we’ve learned that having COVID-19 isn’t just about the toll it takes on your body when you first contract the virus, but the lingering symptoms even when you’ve recovered from the infection. Also known as long COVID, these symptoms can significantly affect your quality of life, so on this show, we take a look at the role of rehabilitation medicine in helping “long haulers” to get back on their feet, with Dr Akmal Hafizah Zamli, rehabilitation physician and head of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Hospital Sungai Buloh.
To access the Ministry of Health's online guide for rehabilitation after a long COVID diagnosis, click here.
Produced by: Lim Sue Ann
Presented by: Lim Sue Ann
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