Monthly Archives: April 2017

St. Luke’s DRG Stimulation Offers Long-Awaited Relief for Debilitating Pain

April 28th, 2017

Bethlehem, PA (4/19/17) – Kam Peter battled Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) for 15 years, ever since a hernia operation in 2001. The registered nurse from Jersey Shore, PA remembers going through 15 operations, including six ablations, which only provided temporary relief for chronic intractable pain that extended from her hernia incision toward her abdomen,


Girl Fight: Top UFC Women’s Strawweight Training at St. Luke’s

April 27th, 2017

Allentown, PA (April 27, 2017) – There’s nothing typical about Claudia Gadelha. At 5-foot-4 and 115 pounds, Claudia can not only knock the chip off your shoulder as one of the top women’s Strawweight fighters in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) but she could do it before you even knew what was happening. And you


St. Luke’s Joins Initiative for National Donate Life Month

April 21st, 2017

News Conference Scheduled for April 18 at Noon in the St. Luke’s Education Center Bethlehem, PA (April 17, 2017) – St. Luke’s University Health Network has joined with the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) and the Gift of Life Donor Program to inspire hope, advocacy and passion for organ and tissue donation during National Donate


St. Luke’s Encourages Individuals to Talk about End-of-Life Care

April 21st, 2017

Information Available at Several Locations April 16-22 Bethlehem, PA (4/13/17) – St. Luke’s University Health Network encourages individuals to make decisions about end-of-life care and to share their wishes with their loved ones and physicians. During National Healthcare Decisions Day the week of April 16-22. “Our goal is to get people talking about their wishes related


Steve Carlton Makes a Special Appearance in Bethlehem

April 19th, 2017

Bethlehem, PA (04/11/2017) – Baseball was in the air in Bethlehem on Saturday, April 8 as Hall of famer and four-time Cy Young award winner Steve Carlton made a special appearance at the Moravian | St. Luke’s Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Center open house. Carlton talked baseball including his sometimes unorthodox conditioning and training routines, different


St. Luke’s Orthopedic Care specialists lend their clinical expertise to CME program

April 12th, 2017

The first annual Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Update for the Primary Care Provider was held Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Moravian College in Bethlehem. The program was attended by primary care physicians, nurses and advanced practitioners from St. Luke’s University Health Network and throughout the region. Expert faculty included members of St. Luke’s Orthopedic Care team, including


St. Luke’s Epilepsy Center Receives High-Level Accreditation

April 12th, 2017

Bethlehem, PA (April 7, 2017) – The St. Luke’s Epilepsy Center has received a high-level accreditation designation for the next two years from the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC). The NAEC recently notified the St. Luke’s Epilepsy Center that it has been accredited as a Level 3 Epilepsy Center for 2017 and 2018. According to the NAEC,