Dr. Mary Lazaski-Stout, Founder

Mary Lazaski-Stout, Founder of Central Penn Physical Therapy“I am proud to be able to offer cutting edge Physical Therapy to those in the community I call home. Establishing my own company allows me the freedom to provide patients with the best rehabilitation they can get. I have been the patient and the physician choice in Physical Therapy services for many years.” “Providing Physical Therapy is not just a job, it’s my profession, my career, and my passion. I like what I do…helping, healing and caring for others, improving their quality of life.”   Dr. Mary Lazarski-Stout, PT, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy Direct Access Certified


Dr. Mary Lazarski-Stout, a native of Kulpmont and a 1973 graduate of Our Lady of Lourdes High School, has been dedicated to providing highly specialized Physical Therapy services to the surrounding communities she calls “home” for over 25 years. Dr. Stout attended Qunnipiac and Yale Universities,earning a degree in Physical Therapy , graduating with honors in 1977. Her most recent achievement is having earned her Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia on August 15, 2009.

Over the past 39 years, Dr. Stout has been committed to refining her skills in all areas of Physical Therapy techniques. AS sole owner of Central Penn Physical Therapy, Dr. Stout is dedicated to providing the most current, state-of-the-art Physical Therapy services to her patients in a very caring and comfortable manner with concentration towards positive patient motivation.

Being “IVY League” educated has given Dr. stout the training to provide the highest quality care possible. As a member of a research team in 1982, she helped develop Physical Therapy scheduling software and, in 1999, a therapeutic ultrasound coupling agent known as “T-Prep”, which is used widely by physical therapy clinics and college athletic departments. Other cutting edge accomplishments include successfully developing a T-Roll lumbar spinal cushion which carries its own US patent and as part of a team, participated in research of various therapeutic procedures utilized by Physical Therapists worldwide.

While being named Clinical Associate to Boston University Physical Therapy Program, Dr. Stout has made outstanding contributions towards the education of Physical Therapy students. She has a never-ending desire for educating students, in addition to her staff. Her efforts have resulted in the co-development of a standardized student clinical evaluation form in 1982 that was utilized by 12 east coast Physical Therapy schools.   Dr. Stout received a professional writing award from Shenandoah Universary School of Physical Therapy in recognition of outstanding initiative and achievement in the development of her individual ability to contribute to the Physical Therapy profession. Her doctoral research included a case report analysis of a “Scapular Movement Pattern Approach during the Early Phase of Shoulder Rehabilitation Status Post Rotator Cuff Repair”, which is pending publication.

Dr. Stout is a recipient of the 2009 Private Practice Physical Therapy Provider Network “ACE AWARD” for her recent research and development of a post-operative shoulder protocol emphasizing movement rehabilitation intervention. Dr. Mary Stout has not only developed a Rotator Cuff Repair Protocol but has acquired a 2010 copyright for the protocol. Dr. Mary Stout is a Credentialed Clinical Instructor providing mentorship for DPT students from various universities including Lebanon Valley College, Misericordia University, St. Francis University, and Scranton University. She also acts as guest instructor for various DPT Programs.

Dr. Stout is a member in good standing of the American Physical Therapy Association; Member Board of Directors Saint Pauline Visintainer Foundation; Member Advisory Committee Developing Physical Therapist Assistant Program Pennsylvania College of Technology; travels the country providing Physical Therapists with a 2 day seminar on her Shoulder Rehabilitation Techniques; lecturer for PPTA District Meetings and Combined Sections Meeting.

Dr. Stout serves as part time faculty for the Developing Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Pennsylvania College of Technology.