Pain 2021 Sep 23. Epub 2021 Sep 23.
Department of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC), Madrid. Spain. Center for Neuroplasticity and Pain (CNAP), SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark Department of Radiology, Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria del Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain.
Abstract: The aim of this review/meta-analysis is to synthesize the prevalence of post-COVID pain symptoms of musculoskeletal origin in hospitalized/non-hospitalized patients recovered from SARS-CoV-2 infection. MEDLINE, CINAHL, PubMed, EMBASE, and Web of Science databases, as well as medRxiv and bioRxiv preprint servers were searched up to May 1, 2021. Studies or preprints reporting data on post-COVID pain symptoms such as myalgias, arthralgias, or chest pain after SARS-CoV-2 infection and collected by personal, telephonic, or electronical interview were included. Read More