Post-COVID medical treatment becomes specialty | Columnists

In Northeast Pennsylvania, thousands of people are recuperating from COVID-19.

Others will be added to this list in the months ahead.

Many are experiencing physical and emotional effects that can be improved with interventions from rehabilitation experts. This is an emerging specialty in post-acute care and one that is becoming necessary to help citizens recover from the lasting effects of coronavirus.

Across the globe, millions of people have been infected and affected by the COVID-19 virus. Some have had mild illnesses; others have had more significant courses with long-lasting residual problems.

These lingering difficulties extend beyond just respiratory trouble. Many patients suffer fatigue, endurance issues, muscle weakness, reduced joint mobility, gait imbalance, muscle and nerve pain, dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) and limitations with activities of daily living. All of us know someone in this situation.

Those individuals who required intensive care hospitalizations are more likely to suffer these untoward side effects.

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Exercise bikes, treadmills and rowers are all on sale

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We’ve entered into a new year, which means you’ve no doubt been hard at work on all those resolutions to better yourself. If pledging to prioritize physical activity and hit some major fitness goals was high up there on your list of to-do’s, Best Buy has got you covered with a huge sale on all things wellness, which includes home gym equipment from much-loved brands, such as Schwinn and Echelon.

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Through the end of the month, you can peruse huge markdowns on everything from highly-rated treadmills to best-selling exercise bikes to assist you in conquering your training goals. (Note that availability will depend on your location and zip code.)

This ProForm 

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San Francisco 49ers @ Dallas Cowboys: Live Updates and Analysis

This is the live blog for the San Francisco 49ers’ Week 15 road game against the Dallas Cowboys. I will update this with information and analysis from my living room.

8:00 There’s breaking news. Jimmy Garoppolo almost certainly won’t play again this season, but George Kittle might, according to the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

Apparently, Garoppolo’s ankle injury has not fully recovered and there’s a risk he would reinjure it if he were to play again this season. Plus, both he and the 49ers want him healthy this offseason, presumably so the 49ers can trade him at his highest value. I’m sure the 49ers would consider keeping Garoppolo if the salary cap weren’t going down next year. But it is going down, due to the pandemic. No one could have foreseen this happening a year ago. And so, Garoppolo most likely will be a cap casualty. The 49ers will

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Elevate Your Health and Wellness Routine in 2021

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With healthy routines top of mind now more than ever, it’s important to discuss some simple ways to stay on track in the New Year. From immune health and stress support to supplements for sleep – there are many ways to help people live a healthier version of themselves and make the most of each and every day.* Health and Wellness Experts from The Bountiful Company, Meghan Sowa and Nicole Hayes, recently teamed with YourUpdateTV to discuss tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, in addition to providing vitamin, supplement and other product recommendations such as healthy snacking options to consider.

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Health and Wellness Experts Outline Tips and Products to Start the New Year off Strong

Immune Health:

Immune health is at the forefront of many minds right now and the experts have a few key items to incorporate

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