The Denver Fire Department believes and embraces a culture of holistic wellness for our civilian and uniformed personnel. It is with this belief system that we continue to look for effective means to provide a healthy work environment; provide mental and emotional support for all employees; and, provide a means for employees to return to work both mentally and physically stronger after an incident or accident.
Casey Stoneberger, PT, DPT, CSCS, PES – Senior Physical Therapist
Casey is a Colorado native. He attended the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley and received his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise & Sport Science with a Sports Medicine concentration. Casey then attended Azusa Pacific University in Southern California where he completed his Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy. He has served as a speed and strength coach for multiple rugby organizations and spent five years working side by side with the sports medicine service line of a large orthopedic surgery practice. 5 years ago, Casey helped start the physical therapy program for the Denver Fire Department and is an integral part of their nationally recognized wellness program. He now serves as the Director of Physical Therapy for the Denver Fire Department. Casey is certified in instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, dry needling, spinal manipulation therapy, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and a certified Performance Enhancement Specialist. Casey played football, lacrosse, and wrestled in high school and loved playing collegiate and men’s rugby for 12 years. He has since hung up his rugby boots for a jujitsu gii. His favorite job is spending time with his wife Laura, twin girls Ella and Sophia, and son Jacob.
Licensed in the state of Colorado by the Department of Regulatory Agencies, License #10646.
Laura Stewart, PT, DPT, CDN, TRS-C – Senior Physical Therapist
Laura grew up in Littleton, CO before attending Syracuse University with a major in exercise science. While getting her undergraduate degree, she got her EMT-B and worked at Syracuse University Ambulance. She then attended University of New England for her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She had a clinical rotation at Quantico Marine Corps Base in Virginia where she gained valuable experience. After graduation, she stayed in northern Virginia to work at various outpatient orthopedic clinics. She moved back home to Colorado in 2020. She is Dry Needling Certified and has a specialty in treating hip pain.