Paul is the lead Physical Therapist and Clinic Director for Dynamic Physical Therapy's Westbank location. He has been a valued employee of Dynamic Physical Therapy since 2007. Paul received his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology at LSU and his Master's degree in Physical Therapy from LSUHSC in New Orleans. He received additional training through continuing education courses on the foot, spine, myofascial release, and modalities. Paul is also certified to perform dry needling, functional capacity evaluations and administer Worksteps testing. Paul is an avid Saints and LSU fan but also gives of his time and PT skills to support the athletes and coaches at his Alma Mater, John Curtis Christian School. In his spare time Paul enjoys spending quality time with his wife and their two beautiful children. Paul is an active member and volunteers his time with his local church.
Quality Assurance Manager, PTA
Craig is a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant and Quality Assurance Manager at Dynamic Physical Therapy’s Westbank location. Craig is a native of Anderson, South Carolina and while living there, he attended Anderson University on a baseball scholarship. He received a Bachelors of Science degree in kinesiology with a concentration in exercise physiology. Craig furthered his education at the University Center at Greenville Technical College where he received his degree to become a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. Craig moved to New Orleans in 2009 and soon after, married his beautiful wife in the French Quarter. In his spare time, when not watching Clemson Tigers football, Craig enjoys going for jogs and bike rides on the levee with his wife and two dogs.
Parkinson's Specialist, PT
Janie is a Physical Therapist at Dynamic Physical Therapy’s Westbank location. She is originally from Natchez, Mississippi. Janie received her undergraduate degree in Biological Engineering from LSU and later received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from LSUHSC in New Orleans. Janie is a trained Graston Provider and is certified in the LSVT BIG Program for Parkinson ’s disease. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Orthopedic Section. In her spare time, Janie enjoys yoga, traveling, scuba diving, trying new restaurants with her friends and can be found running and training for the next upcoming race.
Women's Health Specialist, PTA
Erin is a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant at Dynamic Physical Therapy’s Westbank location. She is originally from Metairie, Louisiana and earned her Degree in Applied Science at Delgado Community College. Erin became a Physical Therapist Assistant because she is passionate about helping people get well, be active and improve their quality of life. Erin started at Dynamic as a technician and physician liaison while attending school and preparing to apply to the PTA program. She has enjoyed her welcome back to Dynamic as a clinician and is a trained Women's Health Specialist. Erin enjoys spending time with family, working out, and enjoying the city of New Orleans.
Physical Therapist, DPT
David is a physical therapist at Dynamic’s Westbank location. He is a native of Lake Charles, LA. David graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine in Florida. Physical Therapy has become a commonplace in David’s life learning early on from his father, who is also a PT, and marrying a PT, Laura Anne, who works at our Covington location. David has spent several years as a traveling PT, gaining experience from various clinic settings in Georgia, Arizona, and Oregon and recently returned home to provide his services to the great people of Louisiana. David’s clinical interests include manual therapy of the cervical and lumbar spine, non-operative management the shoulder, and he is certified in Trigger Point Dry Needling. David lives with his wife and black lab, Zeus, on the Northshore and in his spare time enjoys fishing, hunting, and playing guitar.
Women's Health Director, PT
Michelle is a founding therapist and owner of Dynamic Physical therapy. She graduated from the physical therapy program at LSU Medical School of Allied health in 1995. She opened the Westbank clinic in 2000, seven years later she opened the Covington clinic. Michelle is certified in treating Women's Health and pelvic floor, TMJ and vestibular conditions, aquatics, performing functional capacity evaluations, and return to work screens. Michelle started her specialty training with continuing education through Herman and Wallace for treatment of incontinence, pelvic pain, prolapse and obstetrics in 1996. Michelle assisted in the development of the Woman’s Health Program at a large teaching hospital in New Orleans with OB/GYN and Urology Department heads. She continued with extensive training through the APTA’s Section on Women’s Health including obstetric health, women’s and men's pelvic health and with ISSWSH focusing on Women's Sexual Health. Michelle is a member of SIWSH, Southern Institute for Women’s Sexual Health. She has been practicing and mentoring Physical Therapists with specializations in musculoskeletal disorders of the spine and extremities, as well as pelvic pain and dysfunction. Currently her practice offers treatment to address all components of pelvic health focusing on pelvic pain, bowel and bladder dysfunction, pregnancy and post-partum, post-surgery, post-cancer, aging, and sexual dysfunction across the lifespan. Michelle is on the advisory board for LSUHSC in New Orleans.