Contact Information

2616 Locust Gap Highway
Mt. Carmel, PA 17851
Phone: (570) 339-3909
Fax:     (570) 339-1745

Insurance Accepted

- Geisinger Health Plan
- Blue Cross / Blue Shield
- Medicare
- Aetna / US
- Keystone
- Health America
- Auto Insurance
- Workers Compensation


Frank Oswald P.T.

University of Scranton, Scranton, PA -1990 B.S. Physical Therapy

Mr. Oswald has been practicing physical therapy for over 21 years. After graduating from the University of Scranton (1990) Frank worked in orthopedics in Springfield, VA and returned in 1995 to Selinsgrove, PA. Frank has worked in numerous settings to include outpatient orthopedics, skilled nursing and acute care. He has served in an administrative capacity for the past 12 years. Frank became Director of Mount Carmel Rehabilitation Center in May 2008. His professional interests include orthopedics, industrial rehabilitation and manual therapy. Frank is a native of Ashland, PA and currently resides in Danville, PA. with his wife Laura and two daughters Emily & Grace.

Continuing Education:

    • Introduction to Extremity Evaluation and Manipulation (E-1)
    • Introduction to Spinal Evaluation and Manipulation (S-1)
    • Advanced Spinal Evaluation and Manipulation (S-2)
    • Advanced Spinal Evaluation and Manipulation (S-3)
    • A Systemic Manual Therapy Approach to the Thoracic Spine
    • McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy: Lumbar Spine
    • Myofascial Manipulation (MF-1)
    • Sports Physical Therapy Skills Level I
    • Functional Outcomes in Physical Therapy
    • Current Concepts in Examination and Treatment of the Shoulder
    • Current Concepts in Examination and Treatment of the Knee
    • Advances in Electrical Stimulation �G Alon
    • Examination and Rehabilitation of the Cervical Spine
    • Foot Biomechanics and Orthotic Therapy
    • Foot and Ankle Dysfunction: A Case Study Approach
    • Meeting the Treatment Needs of the Geriatric Patient
    • Evidence Based Assessment of the Geriatric Patient

Maryjane Long, PTA

Maryjane graduated from Penn State's Hazelton Campus in 2007 with her associates degree as a physical therapy assistant. Previously she also received her associates in neuromuscular massage therapy in 2004 from The Florida College of Natural Health located in Sarasota, Florda. Her pas experience includes working in a busy outpatient physical therapy clinic where she was both a massage therapist and physical therapist assistant. She now resides back in her hometown of Numidia with husband and son.

Tim Purcell, OTR/L

Tim has been one of the Occupational Therapists at Mount Carmel Outpatient Center as well as the director of inpatient therapy for the past nine years. Time received his Associate's degree from Pennsylvania College of Technology, and his Masters degree from Misericordia University. He has been treating patients as a therapist since 1998, with most of his background being in geriatric care. His other work settings include hospital and home health therapy. Tim currently lives in Coal Township, PA

Kenneth R. Albert, OTR/L

Kenneth is one of the Occupational Therapists at Mount Carmel Outpatient Rehab Center for the past 7 years.  He is employed full time in the Mount Carmel Nursing and Senior Living Center.  He is a graduate of Misericordia University.  Upon completion of a BS degree at Misericordia Kenneth also attended Penn State and Villanova University.  Employments over the past 23 years have been diversified.  Settings have included hospital, home health, school therapy, college level teaching as well as various psychiatric settings.  Currently employed in a nursing home setting focus is upon integrated therapy with speech and physical therapy to enhance advanced functional skills in a controlled setting to allow for optimum functioning.  Currently living in the Coal Township area with wife and 2 daughters.

Karen Gerrity, SLP

Karen is the Speech Pathologist at Mount Carmel Outpatient Rehab and Fitness Clinic.  She received her BS & MS from Bloomsburg University.  She has worked at Mount Carmel Nursing and Senior Living Center for approximately 10 years.  Her overall experience included many years in the school system.  She lives in Atlas, PA with her son.

Molly Hatter, PTA

Molly graduated from Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, PA in 2007 with an associate degree in physical therapy.  After graduating she worked in an outpatient sports therapy & orthopedic setting located in Pottsville.  She is currently working full time at the Mount Carmel Nursing and Senior Living Center.  She works in the Mount Carmel Outpatient Rehab and Fitness Center on a part-time basis.

Peggy Treese, Office Manager

Peggy has an Associate�s Degree in Specialized Medical Technology. She has been employed at the Mount Carmel Outpatient Rehab and Fitness Clinic since 2000. As the office manager, her duties include managing insurance claims, addressing patient�s needs with billing questions and all general office procedures. She lives in Mount Carmel with her husband, Matthew and daughter Melissa.