Good Shepherd Opens New Outpatient Physical Therapy Center in East Greenville4/16/2008
A Free Open House and Health Fair Is Scheduled for May 21
April 16, 2008
East Greenville, PA—Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network recently opened a new outpatient physical therapy center at 622 Gravel Pike, Suite 110, in East Greenville. The site is Good Shepherd's first in Montgomery County and represents the eighth Eastern Pennsylvania county in which Good Shepherd offers outpatient rehabilitation services.
The new facility is located in the Shoppes of Upper Hanover and offers a full range of physical therapy, including services for orthopedic injuries, back, shoulder and neck pain, post-joint replacement rehabilitation and neurological issues such as stroke.
Good Shepherd Physical Therapy-East Greenville's site manager is Scott Nier, PT, MA, who is an accomplished physical therapist with more than 25 years of experience.
"We are committed to helping the patients of East Greenville reach their recovery goals," says Nier. "We strive to maximize their function and independence in a positive and upbeat environment."
Open House on May 21
To welcome the community to the new site, Good Shepherd Physical Therapy-East Greenville will host an open house and health fair on Wednesday, May 21, from 3-7 p.m. The open house is free and open to the public.
Members of the community will be able to meet Good Shepherd's therapists and staff, as well as tour the facility. The health fair will include back and neck pain screenings, bone density scanning and blood pressure screening. Complimentary food and beverages will be served and prizes will be available. The Upper Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce will oversee a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Good Shepherd Physical Therapy-East Greenville is open from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, and 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday. To schedule an appointment, please call (215) 679-4105.
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network, based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is a nationally recognized rehabilitation leader, offering a continuum of care for people with physical and cognitive disabilities and specializing in assistive and rehabilitation technology. More than 36,000 people come to Good Shepherd each year for specialized programs in stroke, orthopedics, brain injury, spinal cord injury, pediatrics, amputation and more. Good Shepherd provides rehabilitation services in 8 eastern Pennsylvania counties. Good Shepherd operates 15 outpatient sites, 4 inpatient sites, a long-term acute care hospital, 2 long-term care homes for people with severe disabilities, an independent living facility, a Work Services division that provides employment training and job placement and a lifestyle products store called Rehability. Good Shepherd was founded in 1908 when The Rev. John and Estella Raker invited a disabled orphan named Viola into their Allentown, Pennsylvania, home. Good Shepherd is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. For more information, visit www.goodshepherdrehab.org.