Meet Our Staff

John R. Mishock, PT, DPT, DC; Owner

Dr. Mishock received his Bachelor’s degree from Slippery Rock University, his Master’s in Physical Therapy from the Univeristy of Pittsburgh, his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Temple University, and his Doctorate in Chiropractic from the National College of Chiropractic in 1996.

Following his passion and dream, Dr. Mishock opened his first physical therapy practice, New Hanover Physical Therapy, in 2005. In 2006 the name was changed to Mishock Physical Therapy & Associates. This was shortly followed by the opening of two more clinics: Skippack in 2006 and Barto in 2007. In 2008 he also opened up a physical therapy clinic for the residents at Sanatoga Ridge Community, a 55 + living center located in Pottstown, PA. Most recently he opened his fourth clinic in Phoenixville in the Spring of 2011.

Over the years, Dr. Mishock has co-authored research articles on orthopaedic physical therapy and rehabilitation. Furthermore, he has been active in providing post graduate teaching seminars to physical therapists on a variety of orthopaedic/sports medicine related topics.

Dr. Mishock has been blessed with a lovely wife and four children. His wife Michelle is both a partner in life and in business. The highlights of Dr. Mishock’s life are spending time with his family, playing sports, and being active in his church.

Lisa Fogelman, DPT, CKTP; Clinical Director of Gilbertsville Office

Dr. Fogelman knew as a teenager that she wanted to pursue a career in physical therapy after watching family members go through treatment as well as experiencing the process herself due to sports injuries. She received both her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science as well as her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Temple University, where she also gained experience in cardiac rehabilitation. She has worked in several outpatient PT settings including orthopaedic and neurologic rehabilitation. She enjoys working with orthopaedic injuries, sports rehabilitation, and post-surgical rehabilitation.

Dr. Fogelman utilizes all of the manual therapy techniques that she has learned through the years in order to provide the most optimal care possible. It is through manual interventions and exercise that she is able to effectively and efficiently assist with her patients’ recovery. She believes that each patient should be treated with the same respect that she would give to any family member.

Dr. Fogelman joined Mishock Physical Therapy in April 2008 and is currently the director of the Gilbertsville office. She also recently became a certified Kinesio Taping practitioner and has enjoyed introducing this taping technique to her patients.

Dr. Fogelman resides in Montgomery County and enjoys traveling in her spare time. Her ambition in life is to travel to every continent. She also enjoys photography.

Caleb Knippenberg, PT, OCS;  Clinical Director of Skippack Office

Caleb Knippenberg, PTCaleb Knippenberg, PT joined the Mishock Physical Therapy team in March 2013 and currently serves as the Director of our Skippack clinic. He earned his Physical Therapy degree from Scranton University in 2008, and had a direct focus on orthopaedics. He plans to obtain his doctorate degree within the next few years and is currently Direct Access certified. Caleb also did an internship with the San Francisco Giants, which was a dream of his since he also played college baseball.

After working in an orthopaedic setting in Arizona for a few years, he and his wife (who is also a physical therapist) took part in a traveling therapy program in both California and Alaska. He recently returned to Pennsylvania and settled in the Lansdale area where he enjoys playing racquetball and basketball in his spare time.

Sally Selkirk, DPT; Clinical Director of Phoenixville Office

Sally A. Selkirk, DPT; joined Mishock Physical Therapy & Associates LLC in the winter of 2011 as the Director of Physical Therapy at the Phoenixville office. She has practiced physical therapy in the Commonwealth of PA since August 2003.

Dr. Selkirk earned her Bachelor’s degree in Sports Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in May 1999, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She then obtained a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Slippery Rock University in July 2003. Her clinical rotations included outpatient physical therapy at Tampa Bay Bone & Joint Center, Tampa FL and acute care and medical rehab at Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston WV.

Dr. Selkirk’s continuing education coursework has included kinesio taping, concussions in high school athletes, differential diagnosis for complex patients, lumbar assessment & rehab, as well as shoulder assessment & rehab. She attended the Sports Medicine conference hosted by the Cleveland Clinic in June 2006 and has also taken part in the clinical instruction of students from Penn State University, Gannon University, Slippery Rock University, and Westmoreland County Community College. In addition, Dr. Selkirk has presented at the Sports Medicine Update Conference at Indiana University of Pennsylvania for shoulder rehabilitation and stem cell research.

Dr. Selkirk truly enjoys performing manual therapy as an adjunct to treatment in an effort to help her patients return to their best attainable health. Seeing people succeed in a PT program makes her job worthwhile and fun.

Dr. Selkirk currently resides in Royersford, PA and is enjoying getting to know her new home. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, drawing, and exercising.

Monica Hallman,  PTA, CKTP; Clinical Director of Barto Office

Monica Hallman, PTA, CKTP has been the Clinical Director of Mishock Physical Therapy’s Barto office since the winter of 2010, and with the Mishock team since 2006. She also sees patients in their Gilbertsville location on a limited basis. Monica graduated from Alvernia College in Reading, PA in 1988. She has an Associate of Science degree from the Physical Therapy Assistant program, as well as 25 years of experience in outpatient therapy. Monica is proficient in manual therapy, including myofascial release, and is also skilled in orthopaedics, sports medicine, neurology, pediatrics, aquatics, work hardening, and back education. Recently she has obtained her license in Kinesio Taping. Monica most enjoys working with the neck and using hand-on manual therapy to help her patients relieve their pain.

Monica lives with her husband Gary and daughter Haydn on the outskirts of the Bally/Bechtelsville area. She enjoys reading, gardening, and swimming and is delighted to be a part of the Mishock Physical Therapy team.

Mike McComas, DPT

Mike McComas, DPT, received his Bachelors of Science degree from Grace College in his home state of Indiana in Counseling/Behavioral Science in 2001. Following this he pursued a career in Social Services & Behavioral Analysis that gave him the opportunity to work alongside many wonderful physical therapists. In so doing, he was able to see firsthand how much physical therapy was able to help his patients restore mobility and “return to life.” It wasn’t long before Mike knew he had a new calling.

Graduating summa cum laude in 2010 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Neumann University, Dr. McComas began to pursue his interests in both orthopaedic and manual therapies. He has completed continuing education on concepts and applications of the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® focusing on the lumbar spine, which continues to be an area of interest for him. He has also studied the practice of Kinesio Taping and is Direct Access certified.

Dr. McComas joined the Mishock PT team in April 2011 and works mainly out of the Phoenixville office, also treating a small number of patients in Gilbertsville. He resides in Chester Springs, PA with his wife Lauren and their children Eloise and Wesley. In his spare time, Dr. McComas enjoys playing soccer, golf, basketball, and being active in his church. Born in South Bend, IN; he is a big fan of Notre Dame football and also passionately roots for the Indianapolis Colts, attending as many games as he can throughout the year.

Ann R. Miller, PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS

Dr. Miller grew up in Limerick Township and graduated from Spring-Ford High School. She joined Mishock Physical Therapy in August 2010 and currently works in the Gilbertsville clinic. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in physical therapy in 1988 from Arcadia University and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Shenandoah University in VA in 2012. Dr. Miller also has an Athletic Trainer Certification (1992) as well as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (2003). Dr. Miller is a Direct Access licensed Physical Therapist.

She has spent most of her career working in outpatient orthopaedic settings working with a wide variety of patients. Dr. Miller has also attended many continuing education classes over the years with a focus on manual therapy, including myofascial release, Mulligan, and Maitland techniques.

Dr. Miller believes in the importance of personally connecting with her patients and educating them about their bodies; teaching people to self-manage their conditions. In her free time she enjoys running, exercising, and gardening. Dr. Miller has completed more than 10 marathons including both the Warrior Dash and the Tough Mudder.

Megan Repko, MPT

Megan began her venture in PT with a scholarship to Temple University. There, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree and Master’s in Physical Therapy. Megan then trained at various rehab and acute care facilities in the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh areas including the Pottstown Memorial Medical Center.

Upon receiving her PT degree and license to practice in Pennsylvania, Megan took a position at the Reading Rehabilitation Hospital where she worked in acute rehabilitation for five years specializing in the rehabilitation of amputee patients. She then became instrumental in the development of new geriatric services. Along with assessing and treating clients she served the community by providing training and lectures on geriatric topics, posture, and body mechanics.

Megan enjoys being a full-time mother while still pursuing her career as a physical therapist on a part-time basis. She joined the team at Mishock Physical Therapy in June of 2006 and her background in adult and geriatric rehab gives her a functional and practical approach to treating orthopaedic diagnoses. She has been specially trained in manual lymphatic therapy and rehabilitation following breast cancer. Megan is passionate about helping others to overcome barriers and finds her career to be very rewarding. She lives in the Oley Valley with her husband Joe and their four children Michael, Nicholas, Samuel, and Aaron.

Maria Tulli, MSPT

Maria grew up in Delaware County and graduated from Cardinal O’Hara High School where she was awarded a basketball scholarship to Immaculata University. She then graduated from Immaculata with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and received her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University in 1994.

Maria’s physical therapy career began at Montgomery Hospital in Norristown, PA and then continued in outpatient, orthopaedic clinics in Delaware and Montgomery Counties. She officially joined the team at Mishock PT as a physical therapist in January 2011.

A 13-year Collegeville resident, Maria currently lives with her husband and their two children. In her spare time she enjoys rollerblading with her dogs, coaching her daughter’s basketball teams, working out at the gym, and volunteering for her children’s school and their family church. She also enjoys spending time vacationing at the Jersey Shore.

Maria is happy and excited to be a part of the dynamic team at Mishock PT and to be working as a physical therapist in her community!

Julie Adamski, MPT, ATC

A local woman, Julie graduated from Pottsgrove High School and then went on to Gettysburg College to get her Bachelor of Arts in Health and Exercise Science in 1999. While studying at Gettysburg, she was also a varsity basketball and lacrosse player. Shortly thereafter, she became a Certified Athletic Trainer and entered Hahnemann University for a Master’s of Physical Therapy in 2001. Currently she is in the process of getting her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Temple University.

Julie has had most of her work experience in outpatient orthopaedics in both hospital and private practice settings. She has also attended a multitude of physical therapy and athletic training continuing education classes such as Cyriax and Mulligan, Myofascial Release, mobilizations/thrust maneuvers, pharmacology, imaging, and various other sports medicine courses.

As a treatment philosophy, Julie likes to focus on every day, recreational, and work-related goals to help personalize the patient’s physical therapy experience. In addition, she puts a high priority on educating her patients about their treatment as well as the further prevention of injuries.

Currently, Julie works part time to balance family and work. Spending time with her three young children, her husband, and their extended family is a high priority. Julie enjoys vacationing at the Jersey Shore and Disney World and someday hopes to travel the world with her family. She is also fond of gardening, exercising with her kids, and being a student.

Heath Finney, MPT

Heath Finney, MPT, who joined Mishock Physical Therapy’s Gilbertville team in October of 2012, received his B.A. in Biology from Lehigh University in 1997. He then went on to graduate from the Physical Therapy Master’s program at Temple University in 2001.

Heath has worked at a variety of outpatient orthopaedic facilities in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey and has a special interest in the shoulder and the spine.

Currently residing in Royersford with his wife and three children, Heath enjoys running, swimming, camping, photography, and coaching his children’s sports teams.

Patti Curci, PT, MBA

Patti joined the Gilbertsville office of MPT in October 2010. She developed an interest in physical therapy in high school due to her own sports-related injuries. Patti earned her Bachelor’s in physical therapy from the University of Scranton in 1992 where she was also on the varsity swim team. She then earned her Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in healthcare management from DeSalle’s Univeristy in 2002. Since then she has worked in a variety of outpatient orthopaedic settings throughout Montgomery and Chester counties.

Over the years, Patti has taken a wide variety of continuing education courses with a focus on evaluation and treatment of the shoulder, knee, and ankle, as well as manual therapy including integrating Mulligan and Cyriax techniques. Patti is Direct Access Certified. Her treatment philosophy encompasses hands-on personalized treatments that include utilizing functional and patient goal-based exercise programs and empowering the patient with the necessary knowledge for continued self healing thought patient education.

The busy lifestyle of raising three young children has lead Patti to step back from full-time physical therapy employment. She finds that the balance of part-time work allows her to continue to pursue her passion to help others through PT while still remaining involved in her children’s activities and volunteer work. Outside of work Patti enjoys working out, cycling, volunteering for her children’s school, spending time at the beach with her husband and kids, and relaxing with her girlfriends.

Pam Beidler, PTA

Pam Beidler, PTA joined the Mishock PT family in November of 2011 and is originally from the area. Graduating from Oley Valley High School in 1998 she then went on to Alvernia College where she obtained an Associates degree. She has worked full time in outpatient physical therapy settings for the last 12 years and is currently in both the Gilbertsville and Skippack offices. Pam also works weekends in a variety of rehabilitation and nursing home settings to keep current in all areas of her field.

Pam enjoys treating knee injuries as well as general conditioning training with patients at all levels of activity. She also prides herself on keeping up with current fitness trends. On a personal note, Pam and her husband Chris have two tiger cats and in her spare time she enjoys shopping, working out, and spending time with friends.

Kerry Staiber, PTA, AT

Kerry Staiber, PTA, AT is a Physical Therapist Assistant and Athletic Trainer who joined the team at Mishock PT in October of 2011. She graduated from Penn State University in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Medicine and went on to Harcum College for her PTA in 1995. She also studied injury prevention with an emphasis on body mechanics. Kerry was a stay-at-home mom for 10 years before getting back into the physical therapy arena. She has always found herself in outpatient settings and even worked as an Athletic Trainer at Valley Forge Military Academy for a time.

Kerry’s favorite body part to work on is the knee and she genuinely enjoys helping patients of all ages and at all levels. The thing she likes best about Mishock Physical Therapy is the fun-loving team environment. Working mainly in the Gilbertsville office, Kerry resides in Skippack with her three children whom she loves to watch play sports.

Corey Sauers, PTA

Corey Sauers, PTA joined the Mishock Physical Therapy staff in September 2012. She graduated from Liberty University in 2006 with a BS in Exercise Science and Fitness Programming. Upon graduating from Liberty, she attended Lehigh Carbon Community College where she received an Associates Degree from the Physical Therapy Assistant program in 2008.

Corey grew up in Lansdale and recently relocated to Royersford. In addition to working at Mishock PT she also does per diem work in local nursing homes. When Corey isn’t working she enjoys snowboarding, running, working out, and hanging out with friends and family. Until recently she also played soccer in a competitive women’s league but was unfortunately sidelined by an ACL injury. That being the case, Corey really enjoys treating knee injuries and has an overall passion for helping people. She also prides herself on always having a positive attitude and cheerful outlook on life.

 Missy Bennett, Athletic Trainer

Missy received her Bachlor’s degree in Athletic Training from Penn State University and her Master’s degree in Athletic Training from the University of Wisconsin. She has over 20 years of working experience in physical therapy clinics and athletic training rooms. Mrs. Bennett has worked extensively with high school and college athletes. She has extensive knowledge and outstanding clinical skill.

 

 

 

 

Bob Spaid Jr., MS, ATC, LAT

Bob, a member of the local community since childhood, graduated from Boyertown High School in 2000 and then attended King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, PA where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training. Following graduation Bob went on to obtain his Master’s Degree in Sports Administration from West Chester University. He first worked in an orthopaedic sales setting before taking the position of Head Athletic Trainer at Valley Forge Christian College in Phoenixville, PA, where he still works. Bob is a member of the Mishock Physical Therapy staff on a part-time basis and typically sees patients in the Gilbertsville office.

He enjoys working with a wide range of rehabilitation patients but, because of his athletic background, has a true passion for returning athletes back to their games as soon as possible. Bob and his wife Courtney purchased a home in the Gilbertsville area in 2011 and they greatly enjoy spending time with their dog, Buddy, and watching Phillies games together.