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APTA is committed to gathering information and resources about COVID-19 and Long COVID to help clinicians provide optimal care.  

The evidence guiding best practice for treatment of Long COVID is evolving rapidly. Plan to review literature, such as PTJ: Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Journal, for relevant information often. New resources will be added as indicated. You may also find valuable resources from the APTA Sections and Academies

Additionally, members can access the COVID-19 and Long COVID online community on the APTA Hub to share resources and ask questions. Sign up to receive alerts about updated content.

Physical therapist clinicians who treat this patient population can identify themselves to consumers by creating or updating their listing in APTA’s Find a PT directory on our consumer website The “Practice Focus” filter includes an option for COVID-19/Long COVID. 

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Sep 26, 2022 / Resource

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The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Physical Therapy Profession

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Over the course of the public health emergency, APTA surveyed its members to monitor how the pandemic was affecting the physical therapy profession.

End of the Public Health Emergency: What You Need to Know

May 8, 2023 / Podcast

APTA staff experts discuss what will be changing after the PHE ends on May 11 — and what won't.

New APTA PSA Offers Hope for Those Who Feel Alone in Their Health Challenges

Apr 24, 2023 / News

The association's latest TV and radio spots highlight long COVID as one example of isolating conditions that can be improved by physical therapy.

Sneak Peek: Long COVID Live Online Course

Oct 17, 2022 / Podcast

This quick listen provides insight into just a few of the topics that will be covered in "Long COVID Rehabilitation—Multidisciplinary Care: Pitfalls to Avoid and Pearls to Enhance Treatment" a two-part live online course presented Oct. 28 and 29.

Benefits of Physical Therapy for Individuals With Long COVID

Sep 23, 2022 / Resource

Early recognition and effective management of the potentially disabling effects of long COVID can lead to improved outcomes and quality of life. Physical therapists can help individuals with safe rehabilitation during long COVID recovery and empower them to self-manage lingering chronic symptoms.