More and more, we’re hearing reports of people who become “long haulers” after suffering COVID-19, meaning they haven’t fully recovered weeks or even months after symptoms first developed. UK researchers recently estimated that about 10 percent of patients experience prolonged symptoms, with fatigue and cough the most common. What’s unusual about these long haulers is they often only had mild symptoms that didn’t require hospitalization or ICU care. As of yet, experts don’t know why some people become long haulers or how to help them reach full recovery.
That’s Gotta Hurt
The Injuries That Changed Sports Forever
Through the stories of a dozen athletes whose injuries and recovery advanced the field (including Joan Benoit, Michael Jordan, Brandi Chastain, and Tommy John), Dr. Geier explains how sports medicine makes sports safer for the pros, amateurs, student-athletes, and weekend warriors alike.Get the Book