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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, Osteopathic manual therapy trained, Year-long Maitland Australian Manual Therapy Course, Myofascial decompression (cup therapy) level II

Natalie enjoys: Snowboarding, ultimate Frisbee, running, swimming, 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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Why is it that the fun and satisfaction of participating in sports overwhelms our recognition that they could significantly destroy our body, be it the knee or the brain?
Hamstring Tear
The dreaded “hammy” is the tearing of the muscle or tendon fibers of the powerful hamstring muscles at the back of the leg. It’s dreaded because the pain is sharp, and the recovery can be long. Here is what’s known and what’s new:
July 14th, 2015
In light of Wes Matthews and other NBA athletes suffering Achilles ruptures, Dr. Stone speaks to Mavs Moneyball, a...
April 27th, 2016
Dr Stone talking about Steph Curry's injury and the Warrior's season.
December 11th, 2014
"A few select orthopedic surgeons and researchers around the country are pioneering alternate cartilage...

Kevin R. Stone · Jonathan R. Pelsis · Scott T. Surrette · Ann W. Walgenbach · Thomas J. Turek 

Stone, K.R., A. Freyer, T. Turek, A.W. Walgenbach, S. Wadhwa, and J. Crues. 2007.

Meniscus transplant and articular cartilage repair