Dr. Wolpov has practiced in the physical therapy industry for over 32 years, and she specializes in the outpatient orthopedic setting. In May 2002, Dr. Wolpov purchased a fitness studio in Manalapan, New Jersey. Game Shape Fitness Center is an exclusive one-on-one personal training facility combined with a fitness membership clientele. That same year, she Founded a premier physical therapy facility called Professional Sports & Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Associates, LLC, inside of the Game Shape location. In 2017, both facilities were merged and became “Game Shape Physical Therapy & Fitness Center”. Game Shape is a Rehabilitation Network Participating Location with the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in Physical Therapy.
In 2005, Dr. Wolpov began consulting as an Expert Witness in the physical therapy and fitness industries. She has handled over 105+ cases for both plaintiff (60%) and defense (40%), writing expert opinions, and testifying at depositions and in court. Her other expert consulting services include: litigation consulting, research and investigation, documentation auditing, independent PT examinations (IMEs), and consulting in standards of care. Dr. Wolpov also provides support for PT Business Owners in all areas of business management and operations. In 2001, Dr. Wolpov graduated top of her class, with a 4.0 GPA and a MBA from Monmouth University. In 2011, Dr. Wolpov graduated from the EIM – Institute of Health Professions with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy with emphasis in Executive Private Practice Management.
Dr. Wolpov’s extensive Clinical Experience includes providing the most advanced, evidence-based treatment services to patients of all ages. Dr. Wolpov has consistently risen through increasing levels of responsibility within the rehabilitation services industry. She has opening and directing start-up physical therapy facilities throughout New Jersey. Dr. Wolpov also has strong business experience in the areas of: strategic planning, financial management, operations, marketing, quality control, documentation auditing, policies & procedures, human resource management and business development. She was also recently nominated for the prestigious Athena Award for her commitment to the community and the advancement of women in business.
In 2017, Dr. Wolpov set out to promote new legislature to the general population, by authoring the book, “Direct Access to Physical Therapy: The Secret Revealed”, as she hopes to help people understand the benefits of seeing a physical therapist first for musculoskeletal problems. The book is available on Amazon and Kindle. Having achieved all of these milestones, Dr. Wolpov is preparing to sit for Orthopedic Board Certification (OCS), through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS), in 2020-2022. She has taken over 85 continuing education courses in the areas of orthopedics and sports medicine.
Dr. Robert Gluck graduated from Seton Hall University with a B.S. in Biology in 2018, and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) in 2020. He gained experience in various PT facilities and has treated a large variety of conditions, such as musculoskeletal injuries, neurological disorders, developmental disorders, cardiac and respiratory conditions, and many more. He has worked with and advocated for clients throughout the lifespan, focusing predominantly on geriatric populations.
Despite his vast experience with many conditions, Dr. Gluck particularly enjoys treating musculoskeletal injuries. As an athlete who has had his fair share of injuries, he recognizes the importance of regaining ability, not only for completing basic tasks, but also for enjoying activities that provide fulfillment. By continuing to take courses and constantly researching, Dr. Gluck hopes to create and apply dynamic and effective interventions to his patients at Game Shape PT.
Dr. Gluck discovered Physical Therapy at a young age, as he watched its life-changing impact on his grandparents. Since then, he has made it his personal goal to recreate those achievements with his patients. With continuing education, collaborative techniques, clear communication, and empathetic treatment, Dr. Gluck will continue to provide optimal care to those regaining ability and independence in their lives.
Dr. Shannon Moloughney, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Dr. Shannon Moloughney graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) in May 2019 from Northeastern University in addition to her B.S. in Rehabilitation Sciences. During her time at Northeastern, Dr. Moloughney was able to gain experience at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan as well as outpatient clinics in the Boston Area. She gained clinical experience at multiple outpatient clinics in New Jersey where she was able to treat a wide variety of diagnoses related to sports and musculoskeletal injuries, vestibular disorders, post-operative care, neurological disorders, and more.
Dr. Moloughney has a deep passion for physical therapy, which has only grown over the years as she sees the extensively positive impact that PT can have on patients’ lives. She had her first encounter with physical therapy in high school after sustaining a sports injury and has been in love with the profession ever since. The one-on-one attention and focus on patient livelihood are just a couple of the characteristics that drew her in to this great field.
While she has many interests within the field of physical therapy, Dr. Moloughney enjoys working with geriatric populations, where she can apply her passion for the livelihood of older adults and improve safety and daily life satisfaction. Dr. Moloughney also enjoys treating vestibular disorders, in which she works hard to mitigate symptoms while considering the typically long medical road patients go through for this type of condition. She is looking forward to expanding her abilities by taking continuing education courses in order to provide the best possible care for her patients.
Dr. John Murray, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Dr. John Murray graduated as the president of the class of 2019 from Widener University, receiving his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT). Dr. Murray’s clinical experience includes treating a variety of musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and neuromuscular conditions, along with assisting specialties of lymphedema, pelvic floor, and vestibular rehabilitation. His interest lies in treating musculoskeletal injuries, for individuals all ages, and utilizing manual skills to increase functionality of each person.
Dr. Murray’s passion for physical therapy started during his experiences as a patient. Once an entertainer, he had to cease performance due to back injuries. During his treatments, he was enlightened about the field of physical therapy and how it benefits individuals throughout their lifespan. After successful treatment, he returned performing for a number of years till completion of his schooling.
During his career, Dr. Murray plans to advance his knowledge with Maitland, and the NSCA Strength and Conditioning Specialist Certification to continue successful treatment of all individuals.
Joe Bruno, B.S. Health Science
Physical Therapy Aide / Front Desk Team
Joe recently graduated from Stockton University in 2017 with a B.S. in Health Science. Joe also earned multiple service learning credits through Stockton University working directly with the Atlantic City Police Athletic Program. He also worked with the “GET FIT” program which aids developmentally disabled students, helping them work out and teaching them proper techniques for training.
Joe plans to continue with his education by applying to multiple Doctor of Physical Therapy programs throughout the country.
Joe is a Physical Therapist Aide at Game Shape, and has always had a passion for sports/athletic training. Playing hockey at a young age helped spark an interest in the world of sports medicine and rehabilitation. His prior knowledge, along with his kind and outgoing personality, helps the patients get the optimal care that they need.Joe is a Physical Therapist Aide at Game Shape, and has always had a passion for sports/athletic training. Playing hockey at a young age helped spark an interest in the world of sports medicine and rehabilitation. His prior knowledge, along with his kind and outgoing personality, helps the patients get the optimal care that they need.
Physical Therapy Aide
Anthony is a Dean’s List student pursuing a B.S. in Exercise Science at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Upon graduation, he plans on applying into a Doctor of Physical Therapy program.
Anthony is a newly acquired Physical Therapist Aide at Game Shape whose passion for physical therapy is anything but new. His exposure to the field came as a result of right rotator cuff tendonitis during his early teenage years, and it did not take long for him to fall in love with the process of rehabilitation. One of Anthony’s favorite things to do is have in-depth conversations with the therapists regarding different aspects of the profession. He also cherishes the ability to witness the growth and progress of each patient as they continue to receive therapy.
Physical Therapy Aide
Zack graduated from Rutgers University with a B.S. in Biological Sciences. He recently decided to pursue a career in physical therapy after discovering his passion for human anatomy. He has 2 years of experience working as a physical therapist aide and will begin the Physical Therapist Assistant program in 2021 at Union County College.
Zack enjoys building connections with the patients and seeing their improvement over time. Making sure all patients are accompanied, comfortable, and satisfied is his top priority. He also likes to bring a positive attitude to Game Shape Physical Therapy and make the day more fun for his patients.
Wendy started at Game Shape around Thanksgiving 11 years ago and gave us something to be really thankful for. She was hired as a “friendly face to meet and greet” and has worked her way up to General Manager and the “Face of Game Shape.” Wendy will often be the first and/or last person to see patients and clients on their journey through the physical therapy and wellness process. Whether it’s to schedule an appointment, take a payment, make a patient feel at ease, provide fresh towels or handle whatever the day throws at her, Wendy is always on top of it! That is how she earned the title of “Game Shape Concierge”. She doesn’t hesitate to lend a hand to the staff, the owner, patients, members, or clients that walk through the door.
Wendy has experienced her own personal loss of her husband, Ben, and has dealt with bilateral hip and knee replacements. And she is still dancing! She is proud to say that she had all of her physical therapy here at Game Shape. Her son and daughter have both been patients here, and both of her children are fitness members of Game Shape. Wendy has a passion, commitment and a will to succeed in everything she does; as well as, providing encouragement to the clients and patients, and acting like a “den mother” to the staff. She believes that everyone can be helped. Her motto: “We must have perseverance, and above all, confidence in ourselves, to believe we are somehow led to help those… to get to that which must be attained”.
Wendy always says: “So wake up, dress up, and show up, …because today is a gift!”
Diane Morales, Navy Ombudsman
Although Diane Morales is fairly new to Game Shape, she has over 14 years of experience in the medical field. She is a dedicated and experienced professional who uses her interpersonal skills and supervisory capability to get the job done!
Diane has successfully completed Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Training for Healthcare Providers, Occupational Safety and Health Administration Training for Medical Offices, and United Healthcare/Oxford Health Insurance Familiarization. Additionally, Diane is bilingual in Spanish.
Diane contributes most of her time to the Game Shape team as the Billing Specialist and also has administrative duties at the front desk and company back office.
In addition, as a military spouse, Diane loves to give back to the Military community. She is officially appointed as the Navy Ombudsman for the Navy Security Force at Earle Weapons Station. She serves as an information link between the military command and the families. Diane welcomes new families to the command, distributes a quarterly newsletter, and most importantly, she maintains contact with the spouses of sailors currently deployed overseas. She does the most she can to ease the tremendous stress these spouses go through. She’s familiar with that circumstance and what a spouse experiences, since she has gone through two overseas deployments herself.
In her free time, Diane enjoys Zumba, going to the gym, comedy clubs, the movie theater, and spending time with her family.
Michael graduated from Towson University in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training. Michael is a certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) who has his licensure to practice Athletic Training services (LAT) in New Jersey. At Towson University’s Division I program, Michael worked directly with the Football, Men’s & Women’s Basketball, Gymnastics, Golf, and Softball Teams. Michael also worked directly with the athletes at Boys’ Latin School for Boys in Baltimore, Maryland.
Michael has decided to continue his education by applying to Doctor of Physical Therapy programs nationwide. He aspires to become a DPT, as well as a CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) and a CNC (Certified Nutritional Consultant).
Michael is part of the Front Desk Team at Game Shape, but also works as a Physical Therapy Aide. He uses his academic background, past experiences and passion for healthcare to assists the therapists and the staff in providing top-tier Physical Therapy services to our patients.
Liz Giancoaspro, B.S. Public Health & Psychology
Front Desk Team
Liz graduated from Rutgers University in 2018 with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health and Psychology. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Occupational Therapy at Seton Hall University.
Liz is passionate about therapy and continuing her education. She is always eager to learn more about the field while she is working at the front desk. With a lot of experience working in customer service, she makes sure every patient has a positive experience and leaves with a smile.
In her free time, Liz enjoys going to the gym, cooking, watching TV and catching up with friends.
Certified Personal Trainer / Physical Therapy Aide
Rob is a Personal Trainer certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine, as well as a Physical Therapist Aide, here at Game Shape. Rob graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a degree in Graphic Design. But is looking to go back to school to become an Athletic Trainer, and get a degree in Exercise Science to pursue a career in the fitness industry.
Rob designs exercise programs that are personalized for each client based on their fitness goals. The programs he designs include Flexibility, Cardiorespiratory, Balance, Plyometric, Speed, Agility and Quickness, and Strength Training. Rob has worked with clients of all types in the gym and welcomes anybody looking to improve and prolong their life “one rep at a time”. As a PT Aide, Rob enjoys getting to know all the patients in physical therapy and loves to see their progress from their first visit to their last.
Joanna Maidment, NSCA-CPT
Certified Personal Trainer
Joanna has been with Game Shape since it’s inception in 2002, working first as a physical therapy aide alongside owner and director Dr. Michelle Wolpov. After her internship in physical therapy, Joanna transitioned to full-time personal trainer.
Joanna works with many different population groups and ages, but her main focus of training and skill is with older adults, seniors, people with neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis, breast cancer survivors, and the wheelchair confined. She is also experienced working with pre- and post-natal women ensuring a safe exercise program during and after pregnancy. Because of her experience as an aide to Dr. Wolpov in physical therapy and continuing education programs in the health and fitness fields, she frequently works with post-rehab patients, communicating closely with the physical therapist prior to designing an exercise program for them.
Joanna’s exercise programs are a blend of strength, flexibility, balance and power, always beginning with encouraging a strong core as a base. Her goal is to help her clients improve and maintain function in order to have a better quality of life and remain independent for as long as possible.
Joanna has studied dance with various regional dance companies, including the American Reparatory Ballet Company (formerly known as The Princeton Ballet). Her athletic background includes competing in regional events as a racewalker and runner, winning numerous awards as one of the top 3 athletes in her category. Joanna has earned the distinguished NSCA-CPT credential for personal training through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, one of the leading organizations in the health and fitness industry for personal training and strength and conditioning.
Hanna Parisi, ISSA-CPT
Certified Personal Trainer
Hanna earned a Bachelors Degree in Nutrition from Hunter College and has been working as an ISSA Certified Personal Trainer since 2003. With a background in nutrition and passion for personal fitness, she believes that everyone has the chance to get healthy and be their best selves. With 13 years’ experience, Hanna has trained many different levels of fitness from the ‘first timer’ to the ‘fitness buff’ and plenty in between.
Conditioning, motivation, and consistency is important and Hanna wants to help her clients build strength and a healthier lifestyle. Hanna’s thought is, no matter your age or personal objectives, you can make things happen, you’re not alone in your fitness goals. She is knowledgeable, supportive, and will motivate anyone at any time. Hanna enjoys working out, researching and learning new workout techniques, and has a few half marathon medals hanging on the rack.