St. Luke’s University Health Network is excited about the new partnership with the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts. St. Luke’s has assembled a team of highly qualified healthcare professionals that work with athletic programs and athletes across the commonwealth and NJ, to set a new standard for comprehensive training and sports medicine services.
St. Luke’s has partnered with Charter Arts to provide athletic training services to the school.
Athletic Trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. Athletic trainers treat a breadth of patients, including but not limited to: professional, college, secondary school and youth athletes, dancers, musicians, and military personnel.
As part of the St. Luke’s University Health Network, your school’s licensed athletic trainer will provide and/ or coordinate the following services:
- Daily rehearsal and performance coverage, injury evaluations, and management of your school’s athletic training program
- Fast track access to the region’s best hospitals (6), emergency rooms (4), and adult level 1 trauma center
- Fast track access to St. Luke’s orthopaedic surgeons
- Fast track access to St. Luke’s Primary Care Sports Medicine physicians
- Fast track access to St. Luke’s cardiologists, neurologist, and other specialists
- Ongoing communication with team physician
- 24-hour on-call service
- Access to St. Luke’s Sports Concussion Network & Testing Program
- Access to St. Luke’s Saturday Morning Fall Athletic Injury Clinics
- Education and instruction for students/teachers and parent organizations
- Sport-specific instruction and development of pre-season, in-season, and off-season conditioning
- CPR/AED training for teachers
Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts students and their families will have access to a state-of-the-art Sports Medicine Center that includes physician offices, sports physical therapy, and sports performance services. We have a collaborative team of healthcare providers who work with and have an interest in serving the performing artist.
St. Luke’s has formed a multidisciplinary team of healthcare providers that have an interest in working with performing artist. These individuals will work to prevent and treat injuries within the multiple disciplines of art using innovative therapies to help the artist perform at his or her best now and into the future.
The CHARTER ARTS TEAM:
Ashley Winkelspecht, MS, LAT, ATC is a board certified and licensed athletic trainer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She serves as an Athletic Trainer for the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts and Parkettes’s National Gymnastic Training Center. Before joining St. Luke’s Sports Medicine full time in 2015, Ashley spent four years as a faculty member and clinical preceptor in the CAATE-accredited Athletic Training Program at East Stroudsburg University and worked clinically with the University Dance Program. Ashley earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from Slippery Rock University in 2010 and completed her Advanced Clinical Practice Master’s degrees in Athletic Training from ESU in 2011. Ashley is also certified as a Pilates Instructor by the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute.
Lyliette Aquino, BS, LAT, ATC is a board certified and licensed athletic trainer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Lyliette is currently working on earning her Masters of Science degree in the Athletic Training Advanced Clinical Practice Program at East Stroudsburg University. While being a full time graduate student she will be serving as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer for the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts. Lyliette earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Athletic Training at the University of Central Florida in May of 2015. During her time at the University of Central Florida, Lyliette worked through internship opportunities with the universities track and field, football, and softball teams.