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How the team at Encompass Health of Midland Odessa helps recovering COVID-19 patients regain function and independence

COVID-19 recovery patients that have been in the intensive care unit for more than 5 days have a 50% chance of having a critical illness neuropathy/myopathy that is causing their weakness. This is where an inpatient rehabilitation hospital like Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Midland Odessa can provide intensive physical, occupational and speech therapies that can be incredibly impactful to a patient’s level of independence. The team at Encompass Health of Midland Odessa was interviewed to discuss their experiences of working with these inspiring patients.

(Source: KOSA)