Julia Lemoncello PT, DPT

Julie has focused her clinical practice in orthopedic physical therapy with additional education and training in the treatment of neck and back pain. As a long-distance runner, she has particular interest in the prevention and treatment of running injuries.

Physical therapy is my passion, offering the rewarding opportunity to facilitate healing and optimize health and function. I strive to create individualized, goal-driven programs to allow my patients to reach their highest potential.

Julie has gained experience in both neurological and orthopedic rehabilitation with extensive study and hands-on training in the management of spine pathology through the Phoenix Manual Therapy Long Term Course. She is also certified to perform functional capacity evaluations, an integral part of the return-to-work process. Julie has served as a mentor for physical therapy interns and is a credentialed clinical instructor by the American Physical Therapy Association. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Andrew, and running in the great outdoors here in Flagstaff. Julie recently competed in her first marathon, finishing with a time of 2:59:22.


  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science: Northern Arizona University
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy: Northern Arizona University


  • Member of the American Physical Therapy Association


  • Certified in the Gratson Technique - Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM). The Gratson Technique enables clinicians to effectively address scar tissue and fascial restrictions and maintain optimal range of motion in their patients through comprehensive training and education.

"“I was amazed at the creativity to change and adapt exercises to eliminate discomfort. I looked forward to my appointments and always felt better at the end of my treatment sessions."


"I had a very positive experience recovering normal function and mobility at DeRosa Physical Therapy. My physical therapist, Julie Lemoncello, is a ray of sunshine and has been incredibly helpful catering my sessions to fit my needs.


"Julie is a therapist that listens to your needs, while simultaneously applying the necessary therapy needed for healing. Julie brought my muscles back from the land of pain. I was very impressed with her willingness to help me heal and she has been such a blessing in my life."


"My experience at DeRosa Physical Therapy has allowed me to continue to maintain my independence and function having been diagnosed with MS for over 20 years."