Dr. J. Leah GarlanOwner
Dr. J. Leah Garlan is the owner and director of the Pennridge Wellness Center in Blooming Glen, Pennsylvania. Dr. Leah graduated from Life University in Marietta, GA where she earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree. She also attended The Won Institute in Glenside, PA where she received her Masters degree in Acupuncture. Dr. Leah is one of the few chiropractors in the state to be certified by the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association. Dr. Leah comes to work everyday to put a smile on the faces of her patients through chiropractic. In her spare time she enjoys riding horses on her farm, traveling, and being outdoors.
Sarah’s mission is to help you discover the root cause of your symptoms and remove the splinters that are hindering your body and mind from healing. As a functional medicine practitioner, she has witnessed that when we balance the bodies systems we are in absence of disease. Each patient deserves the tools, support, education and inspiration to take empowered action and heal from the inside-out. Sarah specializes in digestive disorders, brain health, metabolic syndrome/diabetes, chronic fatigue/fibromyalgia, adrenal imbalances, hormone imbalances, infertility and irregular menstrual cycles and weight loss resistance. She graduated from the Functional Medicine University as a Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner and is Duke University Integrative Medicine Certified Health Coach. When not helping patients live their dream lives, you can find her teaching online classes for Duke University’s health coach professional training program, working out to one of her many routines (she also has a background in personal training!), creating healthy and fun recipes in the kitchen, listening to a motivational podcasts, traveling, or having fun in the sun!
Lisa is the certified massage therapist here at the Pennridge Wellness Center! If you're looking for a massage where you wish to leave refreshed and relaxed, Lisa is the one you want to see! She always has a smile on her face and welcomes all patients, new and previous with open arms to her “humble abode” in the office. She is also a LPN at Grand View Hospital where she spends her time when she's not at the Pennridge Wellness Center. In Lisa's spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and working in her garden.
Theresa RussoChiropractic Intern
Theresa is an intern at Pennridge Wellness Center. She is a Bucks County native and attended Bucks County Technical High School in the Allied Health cohort. Theresa then graduated from La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA with a Bachelors of Science degree in Public Health. She continued her studies at Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, MO. She received her first chiropractic adjustment as a young girl and now is excited to educate the public about its many benefits. In her spare time, Theresa enjoys traveling, exercising, and spending time with her boyfriend, Adam. She also enjoys cheering on the Philadelphia Eagles. In January, you can call her Dr. Russo!
Cath GehmanOffice Manager
Cath is the first smiling face you see when you walk into the PWC office! She has been managing the front desk since 2016. She is always willing to help patients with any questions they may have concerning scheduling, finances and patient accounts. As Cath was once a patient at the PWC, she sees the wonderful benefits of chiropractic care and has fallen in love with it so much that she insists on getting adjusted 3 times a week!! In her spare time, she enjoys going to concerts, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.
Eileen Tuttle has been a wonderful addition to the team since 2019. She is currently studying at Penn State completing her Bachelors in Science. She enjoys spending time with her husband, her 3 children and their 3 dogs.
Teri Geraci GilbertInsurance Specialist
Teri is our insurance billing specialist for the Pennridge Wellness Center. She will answer all your questions and always do the best she can to make dealing with insurance companies as smooth as possible! She has a true love and passion for chiropractic and animals. She is also the founder of the non profit 'Love Four Paws'. Teri lives in New Jersey with her husband Mike, her two sons Matthew and Ryan, and their dog Mickey. In her spare time she enjoys being down the shore and spending time with her family.