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.
Stephanie Adams Gleason, DPT, OCS
Stephanie completed her graduate degrees at UCSF for both a Masters and Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She did her undergraduate studies at UCLA achieving a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiological Sciences and a minor in Art History. While at UCLA, she completed their three-year Sports Medicine Program and sailed on the collegiate varsity team.
Stephanie continues to take continued education courses to stay on top of the manual therapy field with Maitland-specific training. She enjoys motivating and challenging her patients to improve physically, while supporting their personal growth as they return to an elevated quality of life.
Stephanie is an animal lover and enjoys staying active with rock climbing, sailing, soccer, snowboarding, hiking and running. She is proficient in Mandarin and Spanish. Stephanie is an active member of the Treasure Island Sailing Club and plays in a competitive adult soccer league.
Tyler Arford MA, ATC, CSCS
Certified Athletic Trainer
Tyler earned his Master's in Kinesiology: Athletic Training at San Jose State University and his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology: Athletic Training from San Diego State University. His experience includes working at the NAIA, NCAA Division I and II collegiate sports medicine settings. His clinical skills include PNF, IASTM, myofascial decompression and manual therapy.
Tyler is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach and enjoys creating full body engaging strength programs. He is passionate about caring for people and finding ways for them to continue to excel physically and personally.
In his free time, Tyler enjoys camping, hiking, reading, live music, yoga, strength training and playing soccer.
Shannon C. Murphy, ATC
Certified Athletic Trainer
Shannon earned her Master’s Degree in Education (Emphasis in Exercise science) from Campbell University where she worked as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer with the women’s volleyball and men’s/women’s track and field programs. Prior to Campbell, she attended CSU Fresno and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training. Shannon enjoys incorporating functional sport and activity specific approaches to each physical therapy session.
Shannon is a Bay Area native and loves spending time enjoying San Francisco or heading to Lake Tahoe with family and friends.
Katerina "Kat" Salsman
Personal Trainer/PT Aide
Kat Salsman earned her Bachelor's of Science in Exercise Physiology at SFSU and Master's of Fine Art from the Academy of Art University. She has been a Bay-Area personal trainer for the past ten years with specialization in Fitness Nutrition and Group Fitness. Using her background in post-therapy exercise, Kat's aim at The Stone Clinic is to motivate and help patients meet and excel their fitness goals.
Outside of the clinic, Kat enjoys painting, running and is an avid nature enthusiast. Be sure to enjoy her beautiful sketches in the treatment rooms which integrate her passion for nature and the physical form.