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Table 1 Interventions

From: Relevance of the post-COVID syndrome within rehabilitation (PoCoRe): study protocol of a multi-centre study with different specialisations

Clinic Psychoeducation Exercise therapy /physical therapy Relaxation Psychotherapy Respiratory therapy Cognitive training Creative therapy Other
Group Single session
Rehabilitation Centre Todtmoos         
Pneumological departement 1 × per rehabilitation/60 min Post-COVID Pneumology
1 × per rehabilitation/90 min Post-COVID psychosomatic perspective
1 × per rehabilitation/60 min
Introduction to exercise therapy
3 × per week/30 min exercise therapy
5 × per week/30 min monitored ergometer training
3 × per week/30 min relaxation therapy
1 × per week/60 min QiGong (as needed)
2 × per rehabilitation/90 min 1 × per rehabilitation/45 min 4 × per week/30 min As needed (Freshminder) Ergotherapy
(as needed)
Art therapy
(as needed)
1 × per week/60 min pacing-group
Olfactory training (as needed)
Nutrition advice
(as needed)
Social service
(as needed)
Psychosomatic Department 1 × per week/90 min exercise therapy
4 × per week/30 min monitored ergometer training
2 × per week/30 min relaxation therapy 2 × per week/90 min
1 × per week/60 min
1 × per week/30 min 2 × per week/30 min 1 × per week/90 min Ergotherapy
1 × per week/90 min Art therapy
Psycho-pneumological departement 2 × per week/60 min exercise therapy
4 × per week/30 min monitored ergometer training
2 × per week/30 min relaxation therapy 3 × per week/90 min 1 × per week/60 min 5 × per week/30 min 1 × per week/90 min Ergotherapy
Alpcura Clinic         
Pneumological rehabilitation
All Patients
1 × per rehabilitation/60 min Post-COVID
1 × per rehabilitation/30 min social law / medicin
3 × per rehabilitation/60 min diet
1 × per rehabilitation/30 min Hygiene training
2 × per week/30 min monitored ergometer training
2 × per week/30 min strenght training
2 × per week/30 min Vibration platform training
3 × per rehabilitation 45 min back school
1 × per week 45 min Balance training (as needed)
2 × per week/30 min
Relaxation therapy
1 × per week/20 min Hydrojet massage
1 × per week/25 min infrared treatment
1 × per week/60 min (as needed) 1 × per week/30 min
(as needed)
2 × per week/45 min 3 × per rehabilitation/ 60 min 1 × per rehabilitation/ 60 min Daily life training (as needed)
3 × per rehabilitation/ 60 min technique/skills training (as needed)
30 min Water stepping (as needed)
Social service
(as needed)
1 × per week/ 45 min conversation group „think positive “ (as needed)
Low capability patients 3 × per rehabilitation/ 45 min. Stair climbing under physiother. Guidance and pulsoxymetric monitoring
1 × per week functional training
  1 × per rehabilitation (or more) Ergotherapy
More powerfull patients 1 × per rehabilitation/45 min Facia training
1 × per week/45 min spinal gymbastics
1 × per week/45 min cardiovascular training
1 × per week/ min Nordic Walking
2 × per week/45 min
Relaxation therapy
3 × per week/30 min QiGong
None
Rehabilitation Clinic Seehof, Teltow          
Psycho-cardiolocical rehabilitation 1 × per rehabilitation/60 min Post-COVID
1 × per rehabilitation/30 min
Introduction to exercise therapy
Mulltiple times per rehabilitation/60 min
psychosomatic or cardiological topics
1 × per rehabilitation/45 min
Introduction cognitive training
2 × per week/30 min exercise therapy „COfit “
2 × per week/30 min monitored ergometer training
2 × per week/45 min Nordic Walking (as needed)
2 × per week 30 min aqua fitness (as needed)
2 × per week/45 min
Relaxation therapy
1 × per week/60 min QiGong
Hydrojet massage (as needed)
2 × per week/90 min 2 × per week/30 min
or
1 × per week/60 min
2 × per week/30 min 2 × per week/60 min Group
3 × rehabilitation/30 min
Single session
Accompanying training tasks
1 × per week/ 90 min Ergotherapy
Art therapy
(as needed)
Therapeutic dance (as needed)
Nutrition advice
(as needed)
Social service
(as needed)
2 × per week/ 30 min Mindfulness group
Aroma therapy (as needed)
Gelderland Clinic         
Psychosomatic rehabilitation 1 × per rehabilitation/60 min Post-COVID and Naturotherapy
2 × per rehabilitation/60 min Naturotherapy for stress at work
1 × per rehabilitation/60 min
Introduction cognitive training
1 × per rehabilitation/30 min
Introduction cognitive training Freshminder
1 × per week/45 min monitored strenght training
1 × per week/45 min monitored coordination training
or
1 × per week/30 min aqua fitness
1 × per week/60 min Walking
1 × per week/45 min QiGong or Yoga
1 × per week/45 min meditative moving
2 × per week/ 75 min
1 × per week/ 60 min
1 × per week/30 min 2 × per week/30 min
Group
2 × per rehabilitation/ 30 min single session
2 × per week/30 min Group 1 × per week/45 min meditative dancing
or
1 × per week/45 min meditative forest bathing
1 × per week/30 min dew stepping
Ergotherapy (as needed)
Nutrition advice
(as needed)
Social service
(as needed)
1 × per week/ 30 min Mindfulness group
Aroma therapy (as needed)
Schmieder Clinics         
Neurological rehabilitation
Note. Patients have approx. 19–21 therapy sessions per week in an individual therapy plan
1 × per rehabilitation Post-COVID
Multiple times per rehab, different topics like smoking cessation, dietetics, overweight, muscular deficits
After performance level assessment:
Stamina training
Strength training
Vibration platform training
As needed (PMR) As needed As needed Breathing therapy group
Guided self-exercise training with breathing therapy device
Oxygen therapy
(as needed)
Assessment and training as needed Daily life training
(as needed)
motor-functional training
(as needed)
Olfactory training
(as needed)
Nutrition advice
(as needed)
Social service
(as needed)
Clinic Westerwald         
Neurological rehabilitation
Note. Patients have a very individual therapy plan
1 × per rehabilitation Post-COVID
Multiple times per rehab, different topics like fatigue, headache, dietetics,
Smoking cessation
After performance level assessment:
stamina training
strength training
Vibration platform training
As needed (PMR, autogenic training) none 1 × per week/ 60 min (as needed) As needed Assessment and training (CogniPlus) as needed Compensatory and memory strategies (as needed) Olfactory training
(as needed), including Kaiteki maneuver with local application of vitamin A
Speech therapy (as needed)
Social service (as needed
  1. The rehabilitation concepts of the neurological clinics are so individual that it is not possible to make any useful and schematic statements about therapy times in advance