Browsing the "Orthopedics" Category

National Recognition for St. Luke’s Bone Health and Ortho Care

January 7th, 2019

St. Luke’s University Health Network has been recognized by the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) as a Star Performer in the AOA’s “Own the Bone” program. Since enrolling in the program in 2010, St. Luke’s has achieved Star Performer recognition seven times. Own the Bone – which focuses on osteoporosis diagnosis and care following a fracture – is


New Rheumatologists Join St. Luke’s Rheumatology Associates

December 26th, 2018

Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Now Have Better Access to Care St. Luke’s Rheumatology Associates recently added two new specialists to better serve patients suffering from autoimmune and inflammatory conditions affecting joints, muscles and bones like gout, systemic lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, and the spondyloarthopathies like psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. Rheumatologist Emily Keeler, DO, will see


St. Luke’s Chosen as Sports Medicine Provider for Montgomery County Community College Athletics

December 7th, 2018

St. Luke’s University Health Network is bringing its sports medicine experience and expertise to the student-athletes of Montgomery County Community College (MCCC). As the College’s official sports medicine provider, St. Luke’s provides MCCC athletics with the most comprehensive, technically advanced and responsive care and training available. “St. Luke’s is proud to offer its comprehensive sports medicine program to


St. Luke’s Helps Extraordinary Gymnast Make an Extraordinary Comeback

November 21st, 2018

The smile on Jessica Reith’s face is as warm as a summer day when she dons her special USA Gymnastics shirt. Only girls who attend the National Team and Developmental Team Camp receive one. “It is like her proudest thing,” said mom Rita, who enjoys watching her young daughter preform dazzling skills and routines on


Take Steps to Address Your Foot and Ankle Pain

October 22nd, 2018

Have pain in your foot or ankle when you’re walking or running? Rest and it goes away? Notice your foot changing shape or losing your arches? One of the most common causes for this type of pain is tendonitis. Tendons are strong, cord-like structures that anchor the muscles in your leg, foot and ankle to


Orthopedic Surgeons Bring New Specialty Care Expertise to Patients in Quakertown Region

October 19th, 2018

Two orthopedic surgeons have joined St. Luke’s University Health Network to provide specialty care for patients in the Quakertown region. Scott Doroshow, DO and James Lachman, MD are now part of St. Luke’s Orthopedic Care at St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus. TREATING THE SHOULDER AND KNEE Dr. Doroshow, a native of the Philadelphia suburbs, is a board certified orthopedic surgeon


St. Luke’s Athletic Training Residency First in PA and NJ to Earn Top Accreditation

October 1st, 2018

St. Luke’s University Health Network is proud to announce that its Athletic Training Residency Program has become the eighth program in the country to receive accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Education (CAATE). St. Luke’s Athletic Training Residency Program is the first and only CAATE accredited residency program in Pennsylvania or New Jersey. St. Luke’s is


St. Luke’s and Moravian College Create Comprehensive Sports Medicine Team

July 27th, 2018

New Model Enhances Services and Programs Provided to Students, Faculty and Staff Moravian College is fielding a new comprehensive sports medicine team in collaboration with St. Luke’s University Health Network, the region’s largest sports medicine provider, covering more than 100,000 athletes in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. St. Luke’s and Moravian have selected John Ostrowski, MS, LAT,


Space Shuttle Astronaut Lands at St. Luke’s for Extraordinary Care

July 20th, 2018

Terry Hart wasn’t about to let painful degenerative osteoarthritis hold him down, not that very much could hold him down, anyway. Over a span of five years, Hart underwent joint replacements for both hips, shoulders and finally his knees, and bounced back quickly thanks to St. Luke’s Orthopedic Care and Physical Therapy at St Luke’s Hellertown. “By the time