Congratulations To Our NovaCare Physical Therapy Clinicians For Completing the COMT Program

PT Staff
Three of the Shore Orthopaedic Physical Therapy clinicians recently completed the Ola Grimsby Institute’s Residency Program.  They each PASSED both the written and practical portion of this program.  This is a huge accomplishment and was a two year journey with each of them completing The Ola Grimsby Institute’s Certification on Orthopedic Manual Therapy (COMT) Program prior to completing the Residency Program.

Doug Dannehower, PT, OCS, COMT    
Center Manager: Shore Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, Somers Point Office

Grady Brozyna, MSPT, OCS, COMT, CSCS    
Staff Physical Therapist: Shore Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, Somers Point Office

Chris Hanson, MPT, COMT    
Center Manager: Shore Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, CMCH Office

Shore Orthopaedic Physical Therapy managed by NovaCare is located inside each of the three Shore Orthopaedic University Associates offices.


I highly recommend Dr. McCloskey and the staff at Shore Orthopaedic University Associates.


I am so grateful to Dr. McCloskey and Ben Forst his Physician Assistant, without them I would not have
use of my arm today. After two surgeries and a lot of rehab I have regained the use of my arm, the outcome has far exceeded my expectations.

Dear Dr. McCloskey,
I just wanted to thank you for all you’ve done for me. Your entire staff has been very gracious throughout my recovery.

I am not kidding myself when I tell you that if it wasn’t for you, I may not have an arm that functions let alone a hand written like this.

There are no words to express my gratitude…
Thank you again!

Karen McDevitt
Marmora, NJ 08223

“Dr. Islinger is an excellent, thorough, and compassionate Surgeon that I would rate an A+.” DAVALENE HIRSCH

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Going to Dr. Islinger’s office is a real treat. Beautiful surroundings, flat screen televisions, family seating, and a Keurig coffee maker greet you. You are seen quickly by a staff member as you sign in and the wait has never been very lengthy. Staff keeps you apprised of any waits or how long you can expect to wait. The Doctor greets you warmly and listens to what you have to say – very carefully.
Davalene Hirsch: Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Patient Review
Angie’s List
December 30, 2014

Dr. Richard B. Islinger is exemplary. He takes a very personal interest in your care and should you meet him outside of the office or hospital he is the kind of Doctor that will remember you and your case and he is the kind of man that will greet you as a friend. He takes your care as seriously as if you were his relative and he goes to far ends to solve difficult problems which he then takes great pains to help you understand.I never felt alone for either he, or his Associate Doctor, came quickly at each crisis.

I had had a knee replacement in 2011 which went excellently for the most part, but in April 2014 I had an onset of pain and found that my knee had become infected. He went through three debridement surgeries with me and now I am well and strong and have 90% use of the knee. Since I am 70, I think that’s kind of remarkable. Dr. Islinger is an excellent, thorough, and compassionate Surgeon that I would rate an A+.

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Record crowd for First Day in Ocean City

Written by Claire Lowe
January 02, 2015

OCEAN CITY — Boasting its largest crowd yet, over a thousand participants braved the 42-degree ocean water for First Dip as Ocean City held its 23rd annual First Day at the Beach on Thursday, Jan. 1 at the Moorlyn Terrace beach.

This year, the event was sponsored by the HERO Campaign and hundreds of First Dip plungers made a commitment to be a designated driver before running into the frigid water of the Atlantic Ocean on New Year’s Day.

Bill Elliott, co-founder of the HERO Campaign, said that about 664 people registered for First Dip. However, according to Ocean City Chamber of Commerce Executive Director and First Night committee director Michele Gillian, about double the number of registrants participate. She said that this year’s First Day at the Beach had the highest attendance in the event’s 23-year history.

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