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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.

Tricia Fong, MSPT, COMT

Degrees: BS Health Science, St Mary's, college of California, MS Physical Therapy, University of Miami, FL

Additional qualifications & courses 1-year course in manual therapy in the Maitland philosophy, Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, Robert Sprague Award for Clinical Excellence.

Trish enjoys Archery & empowering women with self-defense skills.

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.

 

 

Susana Cicchetti, DPT

Degrees: BS Kinesiology, San Diego State University & Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) University of St. Augustine, FL

Additional qualifications & courses: Sports and manual therapy courses including the Folsom Long-Term Advanced Manual Therapy Course.

Susana enjoys: Running, surfing, traveling, yoga barre classes, coaching and playing lacrosse.

 

 

Laura Currens, DPT

Degrees: BS Kinesiology, San Diego State University & Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) University of St. Augustine, San Diego

Additional qualifications and courses: Folsom Year Long Advanced Manual Therapy Training Course

Laura enjoys: Surfing, snowboarding, rock climbing, backpacking and hiking.

 

 

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.

 

 

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