Coordinated Health

Frank J. Lupin Jr., MS, ATC, PES, FMS

Lead Performance Training Program

4 Patient Stories
Frank J. Lupin Jr., MS, ATC, PES, FMS
Lead Performance Training Program

Frank is passionate about helping others reach their performance, fitness and health goals with his guidance and expertise in sports medicine, corrective exercise, and performance training. He has served as director of Coordinated Health’s Medicine Program, the Medical Careers Institute, and Coordinated Health’s Performance Fitness program. Frank has served as an adjunct faculty at Northampton Community College and East Stroudsburg University. Frank was also president for his local Catholic Youth Organization and has coached various levels of youth athletics including Track & Field, baseball, Softball, Basketball and Wrestling. Frank’s philosophy is to do the right thing while following the golden rule to help others grow and think logically, “why”. Frank is married to his wife Leslie and they have raised three wonderful children together. Outside of coaching, Frank enjoys hunting, fishing, gardening, wood working and spending time with his family. Frank received his Bachelor of Science in Health Science Sports Medicine at Slippery Rock University. He then went on to receive his Masters in Exercise Science Cardiac Rehabilitation at East Stroudsburg University. Frank became a certified athletic trainer in 1987. He also has many certifications within The National Academy of Sports Medicine, Performance Enhancement Specialist, Functional Movement Screen, and Selective Functional Movement.

4 Testimonials
Impediment
“ When I was fourteen years old, I was practicing with the high school varsity soccer team during preseason. I had been playing throughout the east coast, going from game to game, every single weekend. I was on a nationally ranked team and I did not know how to go throughout life without playing soccer every day. Not even a week after school let out, I experienced my first ACL tear. I was hip-checked playing defense and my knee gave out as I went to catch myself. It felt like 2 pops in my knee and my whole body went limp. I was terrified because I had never been injured before that moment. I also did not know anyone who has had this injury throughout my whole soccer career. I went to Coordinated Health a few days later to meet with a recommended orthopedic, Dr. Terpstra. He did some tests on my knee and scheduled me a MRI, which led me to receive the news that I had indeed torn my ACL and meniscus. After my surgery, I thought it was the worst pain anyone could go through. The last thing I wanted to do was work out at physical therapy where I had never been before. Within the next few days, I met with Jared Kohler at the Wind Gap location. I was doing the simplest exercises yet it was one of the hardest things to do. Although I loathed going to PT two days a week, I finally met Jared's assistant, Michelle Tice. I worked with her from that point on and she didn't treat me like a baby like everyone else was. She pushed me to work harder and made me finally laugh at myself. I loved going to PT after that. At the end of my 6 months of therapy, I left Michelle and started working with a Frank Lupin at the pulse program. It was the best decision I made during that recovery because he made me feel confident and strong again in my knee. Right when things were looking up, I was in gym class and went to do high jump on the track. As I jumped, I felt my knee pop. Instantly the tears came to my eyes because I knew exactly what it meant. People kept telling me to keep positive and it was probably nothing but I was absolutely devastated. I went to Dr. Terpstra again and he confirmed that I tore my ACL on the same leg, but only 20%. He said I could go to PT to get it stronger but chances were that I would eventually tear it completely. I got to work with Michelle again, which at least brightened up the situation. 4 months of recovery led me right into soccer tryouts for my sophomore year. First day, first scrimmage, I was fighting for a ball with my teammate and there was the pop again. I knew what it meant but I remained strong so that I didn't come off as weak to my team. I refused to admit that I had torn it so I kept playing throughout the season. It hurt a lot at the beginning, but I adapted to the pain and the constant clicking in my knee. However, I got to the point where I couldn't go on anymore like that. I went to Dr. Terpstra and went through the whole reconstruction process again. I even followed Michelle to her new location in Bethlehem, just to work with her. I worked so hard and so efficiently because I wanted to play my junior year so badly. I was running out of time and opportunities to play soccer. Eventually, I was cleared and decided once again to work with Frank at pulse. He knew he had to get me strong if I continued to play soccer. After all my hard work, I went into my junior year playing the sport I loved. I wasn't where I was before my surgeries, but I was happy I was playing. However, toward the end of the season, I tore my meniscus. I ended up getting my third surgery and hopefully my last. I am so grateful for all the the coordinated health members who I worked with and how dedicated they were to help me play the sport I love. I don't know what I would do if I never worked with them, but I am so happy I did. They all impacted my life in such a huge way and I hope they do for all student athletes who have to through serious injuries like myself. ”
Rachel C. from Nazareth, PA
Got my golf game back
“ After suffering a torn meniscus and a stress fracture in my right knee, I was referred to Frank Lupin. Initially, just walking was difficult for me, let alone playing golf, which is my passion. Today I was able to walk and carry my golf bag for 18 holes for the first time in a year. I firmly believe that I would not have achieved this goal without Frank's guidance. He is very knowledgeable and has taught me so much about my body and how to take better care of it. I can't thank Frank enough for getting me back to playing the game the way I enjoy it most. ”
Nicolina K. from Bethlehem, PA
Dr. Godbout is the best, no one else will ever touch me!!
“ I have been a patient of Dr. Godbout's since 2000 due to a workers comp injury. He stood up for me against the insurance nurse case manager that came along to my appointments and tried to tell him what to do. He basically told her that he was the doctor and he knew what was best for me. I rehabed very fast after surgery and was released from his care. Well, then I had other "accidents" over the years-too many to list and I stayed with Dr. Godbout as my orthopedic surgeon and CHS in general. When I hear people complain about their orthopedic surgeon I say go see Dr. Godbout. I will never let another orthopedic touch me so please do not retire anytime soon as I still need to have my acl reconstruction and meniscus repair. Besides Dr. Godbout I utilize Pulse, Dr. Duffy, Dr. Stoll who replaced Dr. Hinke, Dr. Quintana, Dr. Ming who was my heart doctor before he came to CHS, the pt department over the last 15 years, xray, mri and Dr. Chiappetta. Thank you for hiring TOP TALENTED DOCTORS AND STAFF!!!! ”
Karen B. from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Working with Frank
“ I am not a patient of Frank's but have worked with him on Physical Abilities Testing as an employer service. I couldn't recommend a more professional, courteous, and thoughtful ATC. Frank is hospitable and professional. Many thanks Frank! ”
Max R. from Duluth, MN
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