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Our Physical Therapists

Our team of exceptionally trained, caring therapists are all passionate athletes. We understand how important it is to you to stay active. We emphasise total body treatment and work closely with Stone Clinic physicians to track your progress back to maximum mobility and fitness.

Susanne DeCosterd, MPT

Degrees: BS Exercise Philosophy, Chico State, & MS Western University, Pomona

Additional qualifications & courses: Folsom Long-Term Advanced Manual Therapy Course

Susanne enjoys: Skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, triathlons, tennis and camping.

 

 

Stephanie Gleason, DPT, OCS (Orthopedic Certified Specialist)

Degrees: BS Physiological Sciences, UCLA, MS and Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) UCSF

Additional qualifications & courses: Maitland-specific training

Stephanie enjoys: Rock climbing, sailing, soccer, snowboarding, hiking and running.

 

 

Natalie Mar, PT, DPT

Degrees: B.S. in Kinesiology-Exercise Science, Sonoma State University, Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) University of The Pacific

Additional qualifications & courses: Lymphedema Certification Level I, Michigan State College of Osteopathic manual therapy trained, Maitland-specific trained

Natalie enjoys: Snowboarding, ultimate Frisbee, running, surfing.

Jake Bagley, DPT

Degrees: B.S. in Exercise Science, University of Montana, Doctor of Physiotherapy, Bond University, Australia

Additional qualifications & courses: DMS Pilates level 1 certification

Jake enjoys: Surfing, Snowboarding, Backcountry Skiing

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