(WTNH) – The world has overcome and learned plenty over the last couple of years as we continue to protect ourselves from COVID-19.

However, post-COVID or “long COVID” symptoms are known to persist long after the initial infection is gone. Dr. Naheed Van de Walle, a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist at Hartford HealthCare, joined News 8 to discuss why this happens and how to manage the symptoms.

For more information, visit HartfordHealthCare.org

Watch the video above for the full interview.