Browsing the "Orthopedics" Category

William Allen High School Receives National Safe Sports School Award

February 7th, 2018

Allentown, PA – William Allen High School is the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School award for its athletic program. The award champions safety and recognizes secondary schools that provide safe environments for student athletes. It also reinforces the importance of providing the best level of care, injury prevention and treatment


St. Luke’s Doctor Travels to Singapore to Give Amputation Prevention Talk

January 3rd, 2018

St. Luke’s Dr. Brent Bernstein was invited to speak in Singapore earlier this month about amputation prevention strategies. Prior to joining St. Luke’s University Health Network, Bernstein oversaw the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Lower Extremity Amputation Prevention (LEAP) initiative for the state of Georgia. In the early 1990s, the United States saw a steady increase


St. Luke’s and Allentown School District Provides Thanksgiving Meals to Less Fortunate

November 29th, 2017

St. Luke’s Sports Medicine and the Allentown School District gathered and donated the makings for Thanksgiving dinner for 30 families this holiday season. Evelyn Payne, St. Luke’s Athletic Trainer at Dieruff High School, initiated the food drive to collect non-perishable goods and gift cards for turkeys. In the Allentown School District, where many families fall into the


New Sports Medicine Physician Expands St. Luke’s Orthopedic Care Services

November 3rd, 2017

St. Luke’s University Health Network proudly announces that William R. McCafferty III, DO, has joined St. Luke’s Orthopedic Care as a Primary Care Sports Medicine physician and is accepting new patients. As a primary care sports medicine physician, Dr. McCafferty specializes in non-surgical care, concussion management, acute treatment for sprains and strains, overuse injuries, return-to-play decisions after injury or


Sky’s the Limit for This Parkettes Gymnast and St. Luke’s Extraordinary Athlete

October 20th, 2017

Margzetta Frazier – Marz to everyone who knows her – is one of the extraordinary athletes that impresses even someone who has produced multiple U.S. Olympic gymnasts like Parkettes National Gymnastics Center founder Donna Strauss. During a rehabilitation stint earlier this year, Strauss lent her “Aqua Jogger” vest to Marz to “water run” laps in


Dr. Nicholas Avallone Named a Top Doc in New Jersey Three Years Running

October 9th, 2017

Dr. Nicholas Avallone of St. Luke’s Orthopedic Care has been named an outstanding New Jersey physician for 2017 by Castle Donnelly Medical Limited. This is the third straight year he has received the honor, which is voted upon by fellow New Jersey physicians. Dr. Avallone will be recognized in an upcoming issue of Inside New Jerseymagazine, a publication of the


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