Glenn Brown MMSC, PT, DPT, MMSC, ATC, SCS has been in clinical practice for over 30 years as a physical therapist and athletic trainer and has been Sports Certified Specialist since 1993. Dr. Brown obtained his physical therapy degree from the University of Delaware in 1984 while simultaneously satisfying the requirements to become a certified athletic trainer. In 1991 he obtained a Masters of Medical Science Degree in orthopedic Physical Therapy from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. In addition to his many accolades, Dr. Brown’s desire for lifelong learning led him to attain his Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree in 2019.
As a former baseball player at the collegiate level and son of a former professional player he has been actively involved in baseball since early youth as a player. Additionally, he has coached at the youth, high school and collegiate levels and his clinical practice has regularly included working with the throwing athlete. As a clinician he has worked with athletes in all sports from youth to professional and Olympic level. As the father of four athletic children, three having played women’s college soccer, he has worked extensively with his children’s’ teams for performance enhancement as well as the prevention and management of injury. His passion for working with youth athletes stem from his own personal experiences with career limiting shoulder injury in baseball.
Robert Price, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMT, TPI Certified is a graduate from Utica College of Syracuse. He graduated with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2009 and has been a member of the Dover community since that time. Dr. Price spent his first five years practicing under expert clinicians exploring a multitude of approaches which led to an eclectic treatment model. He now holds an advanced certification as a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT), is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists (FAAOMPT). His area is specialty is the management of spinal related conditions. Dr. Price is also Titleist Performance Institute Certified creating a “body swing connection” which is particularly useful in the treatment of back pain is golfers. Other areas of specialty include the rehabilitation of dancer’s and treatment of the archery athletes. Rob’s wife, Kimberly Price, owns and operates En Pointe Studio and is an asset as a consultant with a bachelor’s degree in dance from Towson University.
Jessica Clausen, PT, DPT, ATC is a graduate, summa cum laude, from University of the Sciences’ physical therapy doctoral program. Dr. Clausen is a certified athletic trainer, and also holds her Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in athletic training from San José State University and the University of Delaware. While studying at UD, her close proximity to Division I and high school athletes solidified her desire to pursue higher education and training in the Athletic Training and Physical Therapy professions. Through her intense training, Jessica has developed techniques that integrate manual therapy functional exercise resulting in outstanding treatment outcomes for her patients. Jessica specializes in hand therapy as well. She also develops strong working relationships with patients, as she believes firmly in empowering and educating patients as part of their recovery.
Outside of the clinic, Jessica has a knack for research and continues her post-doctorate work on the Achilles tendon and personal research regarding concussion prevention and treatment. She enjoys the outdoors, spending time with her family, and fishing with her friends. Jessica also has a special love of animals and support for our military and veterans, which drives her hopes to volunteer and give back in such capacities in the future.
Katherine Monahan, PT, DPT, ITPT, COMT graduated valedictorian of University of Delaware’s physical therapy doctoral program. She is a native to Dover, graduating from Dover High School, and returned following graduation from the physical therapy program. As a dancer and performer since age 2, she has a particular interest in rehabilitation for performing arts. She since has also developed an interest in concussion rehabilitation and is an ImPACT Trained Physical Therapist (ITPT). Dr. Monahan’s desire to provide high quality manual treatments has also led her to obtain certification as a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT) and is trained with functional dry needling according to Kinetacore principles. She uses these skills to integrate manual therapy with specific activities to maximize recovery.
Anna Husfelt, Physical Therapy Assistant, moved to the is Dover area from her home in Pennsylvania in 1988. In 1995 she entered the Physical Therapist Assistant program of Delaware Technical Community College and subsequently graduated summa cum laude in 1999. With over 20 years of experience, Anna offers a myriad of skill sets working in conjunction with our physical therapists. She is an avid cyclist and runner which coincides with her interests in rehabilitation, passionate in the treatment of fellow athletes. Additionally, she enjoys working with the geriatric population.
Outside the clinic, Anna is heavily involved within the Dover community. She is affiliated with Team Red, White, and Blue, a veterans support group, active with her local church assisting the homeless, and volunteers as a cycling instructor at the Dover YMCA.
Rachel Malboeuf, PT, DPT, AIB-VR, ATC/L is a graduate of Mary Baldwin University’s Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences physical therapy doctoral program. Dr. Malboeuf is a certified athletic trainer and holds her Bachelor’s degree in athletic training from Bridgewater College. While studying at Bridgewater College, Rachel worked closely with several athletic teams including men’s lacrosse and women’s field hockey. This background gave Rachel a sincere interest in the rehabilitation process for concussions. Rachel has gone on to become vestibular rehab certified through the American Institute of Balance, closely tying into a certification and further education with concussions. With rigorous hands-on training, Rachel closely ties manual therapy, education, and functional activities and exercises together to help patients recover and return to their everyday activities, sports, and recreation.
Nicholas Gruwell, PT, DPT, MS is a graduate from University of Delaware’s physical therapy doctoral program. Dr. Gruwell also completed his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Delaware and obtained his Master’s degree in Clinical Anatomy and Health Science. He is a native of Camden-Wyoming, graduating from Caesar Rodney High School, and is excited to return to the great community he grew up in. Dr. Gruwell has a desire to further his knowledge and will be pursuing his Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Certification. He has been a lifelong athlete, focusing on soccer and lacrosse, and believes in a combination of manual therapy and individualized functional exercise to assist patients in achieving their personal goals. Nick is Titleist Performance Institute Certified which is a systematic approach to remove physical barriers from the golf swing to enhance performance.
Blake Mann, PT, DPT, graduated from University’s Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences physical therapy doctoral program. Dr. Mann also holds B.S. in Exercise Science from Bridgewater College where he played lacrosse collegiately. He is eager to serve the Dover area as he is native of Sussex County where he graduated from Cape Henlopen High School and competed on a state championship lacrosse team. Despite his strong athletic background Blake has a passion for working with patients of all ability levels, and desires to help all patients reach their functional goals whether they be on the field, at work, home, or in the community. Dr. Mann believes optimal outcomes are produced with a careful balance between manual therapy and targeted therapeutic exercise. He aspires to further his clinical skills and become a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist and Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in the near future.