Dr. Wolpov has practiced in the physical therapy industry for over 35 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. John Murray, PT, DPT
Clinic Director / 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.
As Clinic Director, Dr. Murray holds weekly clinical staff meetings, manages the support staff, and tracks clinical KPI’s. He is a great leader and an asset to the Team!
Dr. Robert Gluck, PT, DPT
Doctor Physical Therapy
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. Patrizia ‘Trish’ Tolentino, PT, DPT
Doctor Physical Therapy
Dr. Patrizia “Trish” Tolentino graduated from Rutgers State University with a B.S. in Exercise Science and furthered her education to achieve her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in May of 2020. She has developed her skills by working in various clinics and hospitals around New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Through her clinical experiences, she has been able to treat a variety of sport related injuries, orthopedic, vestibular, and cardiovascular conditions, and neurologic disorders. She has treated individuals ranging from pediatrics to the geriatric population.
Dr. Tolentino found her ambitions to become a physical therapist through sports. Having experienced chronic pain from overtraining, she was able to avoid surgery through proper rehabilitation. It was through that experience that she saw the potential and impact a physical therapist has on an individual.
Having gone through injuries herself, Dr. Tolentino understands that physical activity is not only a means to perform one’s daily routine but is also part of a person’s identity. It is her mission to keep individuals living a healthy and active lifestyle. She now works toward receiving a Strength and Conditioning Specialist Certification from the NSCA, and to become a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner.
Physical Therapy Aide
Frank is currently working towards his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and will be attending Monmouth University this coming fall. Frank has been extremely passionate about health, wellness, and exercise science for most of his life. Although physical therapy is not the career he is pursuing, he is an avid gym-goer and excels in making sure patients are performing their strengthening exercises correctly and efficiently. Frank is extremely dedicated to providing the best possible customer service he can. He thoroughly enjoys starting meaningful conversations with patients to demonstrate how deeply he and the rest of our staff care for them here at Game Shape PT and Fitness Center.
Physical Therapy Aide
Reid graduated from Marlboro High School and has been an active participant in the Marlboro Adult Softball League for 6 years. Reid is dedicated to delivering excellent patient services and loves to work with a variety of patient injuries and conditions. Reid is a perfectionist and wants to make sure everyone does there exercises just right. During his personal time, Reid enjoys watching almost all professional sports, and you’ll catch him out on the softball fields on the weekends. Reid is looking into applying to PTA School in the coming semester.
Physical Therapy Aide
Michael is an undergraduate student at Georgian Court University in Lakewood, NJ studying to earn his degree in Exercise Science. Michael has always admired the field of Physical Therapy and he contributes his knowledge in fitness, health, and wellness to both the staff and patients at Game Shape PT. Michael’s dedication to a healthy lifestyle and helping others allows him to provide assistance working as a physical therapy aide. He is always willing to learn from others and share his own knowledge. Michael is ready to make an impact in people’s lives through physical therapy.
Physical Therapy Aide
Nicole is an undergraduate student at Monmouth University enrolled in a Bachelors and Master’s Program to become a Physician Assistant. She is a first-generation college student who is passionate about the complexity of the human body, as well as health and wellness. Her specialties of interest include pediatrics and orthopedics, as she learns about a variety of injuries working at the clinic. She enjoys seeing patients’ improvement, which made her realize the importance of physical therapy and it’s benefits for a better quality of life. At Game Shape PT, Nicole is driven to assist in providing an exceptional patient care experience. She has a positive attitude as she maintains a safe and inviting environment for you to get back into Game Shape!
Physical Therapy Aide
Kelsey is an undergraduate student enrolled in the 6-year accelerated B.S. in Health Studies / Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Boston University. Kelsey has been passionate about health and wellness for years. Her first experience within the field of physical therapy was as a patient as a result of a sports injury that she sustained in high school, Having PT fueled her desire to help others in their rehabilitation journey.
Kelsey is dedicated to providing excellent patient service, with an enthusiastic and positive attitude. While she loves to work with all patients, Kelsey is highly interested in patients with neuromuscular conditions, as she plans to specialize in neurological physical therapy in the future.
Physical Therapy Aide
Amelie is currently a senior at Manalapan High School expected to graduate in June 2021, then pursue an exercise science degree in the Honors College at the University of Delaware. She officially joined the Game Shape team after shadowing and volunteering for nearly 5 months, where her passion for the profession grew as she saw vast progression in the patients that she worked with. Her interest in the field of physical therapy is a result of her heavy involvement in sports and athletics prior to and throughout high school.
She is a 4-year varsity athlete on Manalapan’s track & field and cross-country team. Over the course of her athletic career, Amelie has encountered various sports injuries, contributing to her overall knowledge of injury treatment. Amelie intends to use her knowledge as an avid runner in the sports medicine environment at Game Shape.
Chief Operating Officer
Wendy started at Game Shape around Thanksgiving 14 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 Chief Operating Officer 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 “Game Shape Concierge” from so many satisfied patients! She doesn’t hesitate to lend a hand to the staff, the owner, patients, members, or clients that walk through the door.
As Chief Operating Officer, Wendy handles patient follow-up, ordering supplies, maintenance issues, credentialing new DPTs, accounts payable, patient collections, HR duties, administration and training of front desk personnel, internal marketing, and social media posting. Above all, she is “on-call” and available 24/7 to the owner and staff. Her work ethic is impeccable. She also serves as COO in other PT-related businesses.
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.
Front Desk Team
Front Desk / PT Aide
Nicole recently graduated from Monmouth University with a B.S. in Health Studies and a minor in Communication Disorders. She plans to attend graduate school to eventually pursue a career as a Speech Language Pathologist. Nicole came to Game Shape to work in a therapy setting that offered her flexibility to meet and greet at the front desk, as well as, to assist the therapists as an aide. She enjoys being able to greet patients when they first come in and answers any questions they may have.
Rachel Hrevnak, B.S. Exercise Science
Front Desk Administrator / PT Aide
Rachel graduated from Rutgers University in 2020 with a B.S. in Exercise Science. While attending Rutgers, she had the opportunity to work hands-on with the NJ Senior Olympics, as well as multiple geriatric events within Middlesex County. Rachels’s plan is to continue her education and apply to multiple Doctor of Physical Therapy programs within the tri-state area.
Her love for physical therapy started after an ankle injury playing for the Manalapan H.S. softball team, when she started as a patient at Game Shape! Physical Therapy got her back to the sport she loves and allowed her to play softball throughout college. Rachel volunteered at Game Shape in 2014, and now works as a Front Desk Administrator overseeing other front desk personnel, and on occasion works as a PT Aide with the DPTs in the clinic. Whether it’s being the first person each patient sees when they walk in or, being able to assist patients with their therapy and help them get back to doing what they love, working at Game Shape brings her joy like no other!
In her spare time, Rachel enjoys spending time on the softball field as an assistant travel softball coach, as well as spending time with friends and family.
Personal Training Team
Rob Baccala, NASM-CPT
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.