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What is Women's Health Physical Therapy?
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. If you or a loved one are experiencing pelvic pain or have cervical health concerns, women's health physical therapy could help!
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Have You Scheduled Your 2023 Physical Therapy Exam?

Happy 2023! Have you thought about having an annual physical therapy exam? We may be biased, but we think you should!

It is common to see an optometrist, dentist, and physician annually to check in on your eyes, teeth, and overall health, but what about the rest of your body? What do you do yearly to check in on your range of motion, strength, balance, and coordination? These are all important aspects that impact how you move. You might not notice small changes to these abilities until you experience difficulties; however, an annual physical therapy exam can catch problems early and help you manage them before they lead to bigger problems.

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Tips for Staying on Track with Physical Therapy During the Holidays
The holidays are a very busy time. There are so many things to do – cooking, shopping, travel, parties, and spending time with family and friends. This can make it difficult to keep up with your health and physical therapy plan over the holidays. However, if you are in physical therapy, it is likely that you may be having pain, which may place affect your ability to do all the things you love to do over the holidays. If you are having pain, physical therapy may help you hug your loved ones, put up decorations, celebrate the season, and more. Therefore, it is important that you keep up with your physical therapy plans throughout the holidays so you are able to do all of the holiday activities that you love. For this reason, we would like to share our best tips for staying on top of your physical therapy progress and enjoying the holiday season.
 
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Coming Soon to Physical Therapy at St. Luke's!
Here's a list of new offices opening in a convenient location near you soon!
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Lauren Garges, PT, DPT featured in Runner's World!
Our very own Lauren Garges, PT, DPT, WCS was featured in Runner's World. She discusses pelvic floor dysfunction and the impact it can have on runners, including symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention.
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St. Luke's Receives Spine Fellowship Accreditation
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Specialized care during pregnancy and recovery after childbirth
Expectant and new moms need care, too! Our Women's Pelvic Health Physical Therapists have specialized education and expertise in treating post-partum pain and health issues that can occur during and after pregnancy:
  • Back pain and sciatica
  • Incontinence
  • Blocked milk ducts
  • Hip pain
  • Painful intercourse
  • Diastasis recti
  • Abdominal weakness
  • Post c-section/painful scar
Services Include:
  • Comprehensive musculoskeletal evaluation
  • Hans-on approach, with individualized care customized for each patient
  • Pelvic floor an deep core muscle training with the goal of healing from the inside to the outside
  • We work with your physician or orther health care provider
  • We follow all Covid precatuions for your in-person visit or, if you prefer, virtual vistis are also available!
Contact us during your pregnancy and/or after delivery if you are experiencing any of these issues. Schedule your postpartum evalutaion for as early as 3-4 weeks after birth.


Patients have the right to be evaluated and treated by a Direct Access Physical Therapist for 30 days without a prescription from a doctor. Call us to schedule today! 484-526-5025.
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St. Luke’s Helps Runner With Shin Splints Cross the Finish Line
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Therapist Spotlight: Betsy McCormick
Meet Elizabeth (Betsy) McCormick, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy
LSVT BIG Certified Clinician
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Your Physical Therapist Can Help You Keep Your Resolution
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Kylene Logorda Becomes Certified Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner
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Know Your Movement Vital Signs
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Train to Run - Injuries Can Plague Runners Every Step of the Way
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Therapist Patricia Posten discusses Pelvic Health on PA Live!

 
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Healthy You- Tips for Staying Hydrated
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Jesse Buggey, Stephen Kareha, and Matthew Kosar Published in JOSPT
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Our Team Published in LV Style
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Source of Writer’s Neck Pain Quickly Identified, Fixed Thanks to St. Luke’s Comprehensive Spine
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Same-Day Spine Appointment Puts Athlete on Fast Track to Recovery
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Lauren Garges Published on Health.com
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Mari Wahlgren Published in Lehigh County Health and Medicine
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Dr. Aldo Carmona discusses our Comprehensive Spine Program
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What is the Comprehensive Spine Program?
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Get Back on the Field Faster
Check out this article about treating and preventing sports injuries; it features advice from Dr. Tim Miller, regional director of Physical Therapy at St. Luke's!  
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Space Shuttle Astronaut Lands at St. Luke’s for Extraordinary Care
Astronaut Terry Hart shares his experience being treated at Physical Therapy at St. Luke's Hellertown and St. Luke's Orthopedic Care.
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Greg Colvin PT, DPT, CMP, ATC Selected as a Healthcare Hero
Greg Colvin PT, DPT, CMP, ATC of our Moravian Facility was nominated and selected as a 2018 Healthcare Hero by Lehigh Valley Business
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Karen Ambrose is Back to Making Beautiful Music Thanks to Extraordinary Care at Physical Therapy at St. Luke’s
Read about professional musican, Karen Ambrose's rehabilitation journey! 
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Lauren Garges, PT, MSPT, WCS is quoted in Runner's World!
Lauren Garges, PT, MSPT, WCS is quoted in Runner's World!
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St. Luke's Launches Comprehensive Spine Program
St. Luke's University Health Network Launches Groundbreaking Program for Back, Neck and Spine
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What's a Movement Diagnosis?
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