Author Archives: Sinai Staff

Osteoarthritis and Aging

Arthritis is a common ailment of older people. Although ostearthritis can affect people of any age, osteoarthritis is often a symptom related to the regular process of aging.  What is arthritis? Arthritis is a condition where the cartilage that lines the joints wears away. This can cause a lot of pain, as the bones don’t […]

Joint Replacement and Electrical Stimulation

Joint replacement is a hugely successful procedure for most people, allowing them to live a normal life. After what was for many people a painful existence, joint replacement provides pain-free access to physical activity. In a low minority of cases, though, problems could develop post-surgery. the biggest culprit in these cases is infection. in fact, […]

Knee Replacement Surgery and Visual Aids

A recently published study about decision making for knee replacement surgery had some interesting findings. The study was based on research from the Creaky Joints community, an online base for thousands of Americans dealing with arthritis and joint problems. It was published in “Arthritis Care and Research,” a medical journal put out by The Association […]

Stroke Rehab: What to Expect

Stroke affects a large part of the aging population, with over seven million survivors in the US. Each year, close to 800,000 people will have a stroke. Stroke rehab is crucial for patients so they have as good outcomes as possible. What is stroke rehab? Stroke victims may lose partial control over their bodies, and […]

Hear Kenneth’s Success Story

Meet Kenneth Johnson Following hospitalization at UMDNJ, Mr. Johnson was admitted to Sinai Post-Acute Nursing & Rehabilitation Center for Orthopedic care. Upon his arrival to Sinai Center he had complaints of right knee pain, right shoulder and lower back pain, muscle weakness, loss of strength and could not walk.  Mr. Johnson was assigned to rehab therapy […]

Making the Best of Short Term Rehab

Patients generally check into a rehab facility after an intensive hospital stay. They’ve often undergone major surgery. Short term rehab is indicated when the patient has recovered from an illness or injury and can leave the hospital. But sometimes he needs extra support before he can return to his regular living environment. Patients in this […]

INTRODUCING MICHELLE CURNOW | Our New Marketing Director

Introducing Michelle Curnow, our new Marketing Director! With a background in healthcare for close to two decades, Michelle brings a wealth of talent and breadth of professional resources to her new position at Sinai Center. She is deeply familiar with area hospitals from her long-time position at NJ Sharing Network when she worked to promote […]

Help Us Spread The Warmth!
Coat & Shoe Drive At Sinai Center

We are collecting new or gently used coats and shoes now through November 15 to be distributed to needy area residents. Items can be dropped off at our Front Desk. “We see an increase during the Holiday season in the number of people falling ill with pneumonia, experiencing frostbite, and forced to undergo amputations, says […]