Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) survivors may have difficulties returning to their previous activities due to persistenct symptoms. We report a 39-year-old male, that was consulted to Medical Rehabilitation outpatient clinic with post-COVID-19. Three weeks after the first symptoms appeared, the sequelae experienced by the patient included fatigue and dyspnea during his activities. He had not been capable of returning to work and doing his hobby, namely riding a bicycle because of this complaint. We designed a 2-month pulmonary rehabilitation program, consisting of posture correction, range of motion exercise, breathing exercises, effective coughing, incentive spirometry, endurance exercises, and energy conservation techniques. After the program, he still had dyspnea when doing heavy exercises, but he was capable of riding his bicycle. He could also teach his students the Quran in the mosque, but he still felt fatigue. Although there was a persistent symptom, the rehabilitation program could give him benefits to return to his previous activities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)168-170
Number of pages3
JournalMalaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2022


  • COVID-19
  • Dyspnea
  • Exercise
  • Fatigue
  • Rehabilitation


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