Dr. Michelle Wolpov is an Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy Expert with over 35 years of experience in her field. Dr. Wolpov is a licensed Physical Therapist, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from Ithaca College (Ithaca, NY 1987), a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy (DPT) from EIM Institute of Health Professions (2011), and a master’s degree in business (MBA). She has treated patients in her own outpatient orthopedic and sports physical therapy practice founded in 2002 and located in Manalapan, NJ.
Litigation Support - Dr. Wolpov has worked as an Expert Witness in the field of Physical Therapy for both plaintiff and defense attorneys in over 26 states, and has handled over 200 cases since 2005. Offerings include: litigation consulting, standards of care, research and investigative activities, affidavits of merit, opinion reports, expert witness testimony and depositions, and court appearances.
Areas of Expertise:
Physical Therapy Standards of Care
Physical Therapist Negligence
Physical Therapy Malpractice
Orthopedic Physical Therapist Negligence
Personal Trainer Negligence
State Practice Acts
Physical Therapy Code of Ethics
APTA Guide to Physical Therapy Practice
Slip and Fall Injuries
Gym / Fitness Injuries
Utilization of Equipment & Therapeutic Modalities
Scope of Practice Issues
Physical Therapy Fraud
Physical Therapist Fraud
Billing and Coding
Use of Marketing and Advertising
Health and Safety Issues
Healthcare Utilization Management
Dr. Wolpov has worked in various types of clinical settings including hospitals, home care, assisted living, and sub-acute care, with the majority of time spent in outpatient facilities. More specifically, she has worked with patients of all ages, having orthopedic and sports injuries, to those suffering from neurological conditions, or who have had a work or motor vehicle related injury.
Dr. Wolpov has written many policies and procedures on the safe handling of post-op patients, and has reviewed best practices for rehabilitation of patients following orthopedic surgery. In addition, she has been closely affiliated with the Hospital for Special Surgery as part of their Rehab Network.
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