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MS Wellness Program

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network’s Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Wellness Program is the Lehigh Valley’s largest group offering that promotes and maintains the health and well-being of people living with MS.

Jennifer M. West, PT, MPT, MBA, MSCS, is a physical therapist and MS certified specialist who leads the program; West also lives with MS, bringing a unique perspective and personal experience to the program and its members.

Participants enjoy social interaction, education and physical activity to enhance their quality of life. Group members range in age from their mid-30s to their late-70s.

MS Wellness Program Details

  • Health and wellness education
  • Modified group exercise
  • Social outings
  • Information on local MS support services and resources, community functions and research updates

Join Us

Classes meet at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Good Shepherd Health & Technology Center, 850 S. 5th Street, Allentown. Cost is $5 per class. Info/Register: [email protected] or 610-776-3585.

Additional MS Services

Good Shepherd is a “Partner in MS Care,” as designated by the National MS Society. The partnership helps patients receive comprehensive MS services, including:

  • Physical therapy, led by MS-certified specialists
  • Physiatry
  • Speech and occupational therapies
  • Training in activities of daily living, including energy conservation techniques
  • Counseling
  • Adaptive computer access and alternative communication strategies
  • Assistive devices, wheelchairs and power scooters
  • Spasticity management
  • Vision therapy
  • Women’s health rehabilitation