Browsing the "Orthopedics" Category

Pre-Teen St. Luke’s Extraordinary Athlete is Diabetes Fundraising Powerhouse

September 6th, 2017

Twelve-year-old St. Luke’s Extraordinary Athlete Carly Lenett from Macungie raised $70,000 last year with the help of matching funds from the Helmsley Family Trust to help kids with diabetes. And this year, she’s aiming even higher. Her sixth annual swim to fight diabetes will take place Sept. 16 at the Emmaus High School swimming pool. The Team Carly Rocks Foundation


Quakertown ‘Extraordinary Athlete’ Perseveres with St. Luke’s

July 28th, 2017

Overcomes Knee Injuries through Network’s Orthopedic Care Noah Wood turned the disappointment of two knee surgeries during his junior year of high school into a senior year of triumph. Noah, who graduated from Quakertown Community High School (QCHS) in June and is headed to Ithaca College in the fall, underwent a pair of a pair


St. Luke’s Pioneers Orthopedic Surgery Telehealth Innovation

June 19th, 2017

Post-surgery E-visits Save Time, Add Convenience and Improve Access to Care Orthopedic surgeon Gregory Carolan, MD, performed knee surgery on Anthony Silva at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem to repair a recurring athletic injury. Dr. Carolan saw him for his first office follow-up visit in Anthony’s dorm room at Penn State University Park in State


Extraordinary Saucon Valley Grad Overcomes Injury to Achieve His Dream

June 14th, 2017

Dino Zaharakis is ready for Naval Academy following ACL repair at St. Luke’s Earning admission into the U.S. Naval Academy provided Dino Zaharakis with the ultimate high. Less than two weeks later, on the day before Christmas Eve, the Saucon Valley High School senior hit the ultimate low. During a wrestling match, the anterior cruciate ligament


Minding ‘dem Bones: Women at Higher Risk for Osteoporosis

May 8th, 2017

By Linda Doell from Inspire Health As men and women age, they become more susceptible to conditions brought on by age. Women in particular are at a higher risk of developing osteoporosis — a thinning of the bones — as well as hip fractures and knee injuries including ligament tears. While there are some things


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 Athletic Trainers Practice to Make Perfect

March 29th, 2017

Bethlehem, PA (03/27/2017) – Brandon Bushnell, head athletic trainer for Wilson School District, jumped back for a brief second with a startled reaction while undergoing some of the latest training and review in life saving techniques implemented by St. Luke’s University Health Network for its athletic training staff. Working with a partner on a resuscitation manikin,