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April 22, 1994 - Image 21

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1994-04-22

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Sinai Hospital


Heallifiews Briefs

Sinai Health S stern

Mother's Day Health Special

To help celebrate a healthy Mother's Day,
Sinai's Family Practice Center — Oak Park
will offer Moms free cholesterol and blood pres-
sure screenings from 9am to 5pm, May 6, at
the Center, 13361 West Ten Mile Road in Park-
woods Plaza at Coolidge. No appointments
are necessary.


Musculoskeletal Difficulties:

Sina i 's .
Provides Treatment and Hope


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Today's woman plays many parts —
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More than 600,000 hysterectomies are
formed each year many of w
avoided with less ' drastic,
fives. Sinai physicians h
forefront of develop

Sinai's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Chairman Joseph C. Honet, M.D., center, directs a well-trained team of rehabilitation professionals who
provide exceptional care for patients.


Immunization Fair

Sinai Hospital is pleased to host a free im-
munization fair, 1-4 pm, May 22, 1994, on the
Outer Drive lawn of Sinai's main campus, 6767
West Outer Drive, between Greenfield and
Hubbell. Co-sponsored by the Detroit Health
Department, the fair will offer infants and
children immunizations against measles,
mumps and rubella (MMR); MB; polio; and
diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTP).
Family activities will also be available in-
cluding face painting and story telling. Ap-
pointments are not necessary but registration
is requested.
For more information, please call
SinaiSource at 1-800-248-3627.

hen just
is a
lem, we
m a y
blame it on getting old.
But physicians define
these problems as muscu-
loskeletal difficulties
which may be caused by a
variety of complicated con-
Inpatients at Sinai Hos-
pital sometimes have se-
vere arthritis impairing
motion and function. Oth-
ers in the hospital may be
recovering from leg am-
putation or hip or knee re-
placement and may
require rehabilitation to
use a prosthesis, an artifi-
cial limb. Outpatients may

be suffering from various cations. These sites in- program is valuable for
forms of pain such as mus- clude the hospital's main professional musicians.
cle, ligament or tendon campus in Detroit, the
From stroke patients
strains, spinal disc degen- Sinai Health Center in and paraplegics to sym-
eration or acute bursitis. West Bloomfield, the Jew- phony musicians and ac-
Neuromuscular patients ish Community Center in cident victims, Sinai's
like paraplegics who have West Bloomfield and Sinai PM&R Department is
lost function in the lower Physical and Occupation- equipped to service a wide
body and stroke patients, al Therapy at Crown range of musculoskeletal
some of whom have limit- Pointe in Oak Park. In ad- problems. The department
ed ability to move on one dition, the department of- also recognizes the value
side, can be cared for at fers focused programs to of prevention. In fact, ther-
address specific problems, apists often visit a pa-
Sinai's Department of including a specialized tient's workplace to assess
Physical Medicine and Re- program to rehabilitate working conditions and
habilitation (PM&R) offers musicians.
make recommendations to
exceptional treatment and
"The violinist ends up prevent injuries. "Our job
personalized care. De- with an elbow, shoulder or is to get patients up and
partment Chairman neck problem. The piano moving and back into the
Joseph C. Honet, M.D., player has pain in the daily activities of enjoying
leads a team of rehabili- hand area," explains Dr. life," says Dr. Honet.
tation professionals who Honet. Known as C-
treat musculoskeletal SHARP (Comprehensive
problems at Sinai Hospi- Sinai Hospital Artists' Re-
tal and several satellite lo- habilitation Program), the


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