Genesis HealthCare To Open 11th PowerBack Rehabilitation Location 12/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Kennett Square, PA – Genesis HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest providers of post-acute care, today announced that Genesis HealthCare will open its 11th PowerBack Rehabilitation location in Piscataway, New Jersey in spring 2017. 


PowerBack Rehabilitation was launched by Genesis HealthCare in 2012 in response to the market demand for shorter post-hospital patient recovery periods and fewer post-discharge setbacks.  PowerBack’s goal is to help patients get back home as quickly and safely as possible.  Genesis operates 10 other PowerBack Rehabilitation Centers across New Jersey, Pennsylvania Colorado, Maryland and Texas.


PowerBack Rehabilitation in Piscataway is located on 3.3 acres and is approximately 87,000 square feet.  The project created approximately 135 construction jobs and the center will employ approximately 300 individuals. 


PowerBack Rehabilitation in Piscataway features 124 private suites, a 5,000 square foot therapy gym with state-of-the-art therapy equipment, spa services, a large movie theatre, game room and walking trails, as well as bistros, an on-site chef and more.


From expert specialists to the most advanced technologies and equipment, PowerBack creates aggressive, highly personalized plans to get patients home sooner. Expanded clinical capabilities include cardiac, orthopedic and pulmonary specialized care.  PowerBack Rehabilitation offers patients:


·         All Private Suites

·         7-7-7 Rehabilitation therapy (7 days/week, 7am-7pm) in a 5,000 square foot rehab gym

·         1-2-4 (Nursing, Therapy and Physician assessments done within first 4 hours of admission)

·         Daily physician/nurse practitioner rounding (Full-time physicians and nurse practitioners on staff)

·         Care Transition Nurse (for 30 days post discharge)

·         Café-style and in-room Dining Services offering a wide variety of meal choices.  

·         Therapy pool

·         Wireless Internet, flat-screen TVs and iPads

·         Guest Service Specialists to ensure an outstanding experience


In describing the philosophy behind PowerBack Rehabilitation, Genesis HealthCare’s CEO George Hager said, “Research proves that most people who require rehabilitation therapy after surgery or illness are completely caught off guard with no plan in place. Without a plan, patients and families can become emotional and make rushed decisions. We believe in the importance of planning ahead and PowerBack should be the plan if the patient’s goal is a safe and speedy recovery.” 


Designed for 100% short-term care and rehabilitation, most PowerBack Rehabilitation patients typically recover and return home within a couple of weeks. By calling PowerBack, patients can pre-book their stay at PowerBack to allow for a smooth transition from hospital to rehabilitation. PowerBack also encourages people, particularly those 50 and older, to order their own personalized PowerBack Card.  


Visit PowerBack Rehabilitation at or call 888-928-2000 for more information.


About Genesis HealthCare

Genesis HealthCare (NYSE:GEN) is a holding company with subsidiaries that, on a combined basis, comprise one of the nation’s largest post-acute care providers with approximately 500 skilled nursing centers and assisted/senior living communities in 34 states nationwide. Genesis subsidiaries also supply rehabilitation and respiratory therapy to more than 1,700 healthcare providers in 45 states and the District of Columbia.  References made in this release to “Genesis,” “the Company,” “we,” “us” and “our” refer to Genesis Healthcare, Inc. and each of its wholly-owned companies. Visit our website at