Senior Physical Therapist
Phone: (415) 353-7598
Mailing: UCSF, Box 0625, San Francisco, CA 94143
- BS, Zoology, University of Washington, Seatlle, WA, 1999
- DPT, Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 2003
Dr. Gleason completed her doctorate in physical therapy at the University of Southern California. During her studies at USC she participated in a research fellowship studying modalities for pain management at the National Institutes of Health. As a clinician here at UCSF, she treats the continuum of diagnoses in the outpatient physical therapy population and provides clinical instruction to physical therapy students.
Dr. Gleason promotes the highest level of pain free patient function using evidence based practice and years of clinical experience. She utilizes the most recent evidence in the physical treatments of chronic pain. She also participates in numerous continuing education courses mastering the skills of manual therapy.
CLINICAL & RESEARCH INTERESTS
- Orthopedic injuries
- Running-related injuries
- Chronic pain
- Post-cancer care