Owner/ Physical Therapist
Nicole Fabre, PT, DPT is a native of Plaquemine, Louisiana and a graduate of St. John the Evangelist High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with Human Movement from Louisiana State University in 2004. She then earned her doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in St. Augustine, Florida in 2007. She practiced in an outpatient clinic for 11 years as a clinical director before deciding to open her own practice in July 2019 located in Brusly/Port Allen area to be closer to her family.
Nicole lives in Plaquemine, LA with her husband Tim and their 3 children. She is certified in Functional Dry Needling through Kinetacore, Graston Technique, Kinesiotaping, and Senior Strength Training. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, spending time with her family, and LSU football!
Graston Technique® (GT) is a manual technique that uses stainless steel instruments to assist in soft tissue mobilization to improve myofascial pain and scar tissue mobility to increase overall range of motion and function.
The Kinesio® Taping Method is a therapeutic taping technique providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion. It is an elastic adhesive and flexible tape than can be worn for days and moves with you to help improve inflammation.
Dry Needling is a therapeutic treatment technique that uses a micro-filament needle into the muscle that contains a trigger point. This will help reduce pain and restore normal muscle length and function. Dry needling can be an effective treatment for acute or chronic pain, sports injury, or maintenance/ preventative care.
Balance is important for all daily tasks such as walking, running and going up/down steps without falling causing injury. Learn about static vs dynamic balance, work on core strengthening, flexibility and fall prevention.
Modalities are used in conjunction with therapeutic exercise to help decrease pain and improve soft tissue dysfunction through Ultrasound, Phonophoresis, Electrical Stimulation, Iontophoresis, Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation, Moist Heat and Cold Packs.
Joint mobilization is a technique used to manually stretch a joint to improve mobility.
Soft Tissue Massage (STM) is a hands-on technique to massage the muscles, ligaments and fascia to help break adhesions, release trigger points, and decrease swelling to optimize your muscle functioning.
Westside Physical Therapy is a newly family owned clinic to provide your physical therapy needs on the Westside. Caring is our passion. We provide a family and fun atmosphere with one on one care to meet your functional goals.
Every patient will receive a one on one evaluation with a licensed physical therapist. The patient will then receive a specialized and individualized program to treat their pain for a faster recovery with lasting results.
Sports/Overuse Injuries: Sprains, Strains, Tendonitis, Bursitis, Shin splints, Running injuries
Orthopedic Surgeries:Joint replacements, Rotator cuff repair, Meniscus repair, Fractures, Ligament repairs, Prehab (before surgery treatment)
Chronic Conditions: Low back and neck pain, Headaches, Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, Rhematoid arthritis, Osteoporois, SI joint pain
Syndromes: Piriformis, Sciatic nerve, Frozen shoulder, Patellofemoral, Shoulder impingement
Neurological Disorders: Stroke, Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis, Neuopathy, Balance/Fall prevention
Auto Injuries/Injuries at Work: Acute muscular or joint pain related to an auto accident or work related injury
Don't have time for multiple sessions of physical therapy? Call us today to book your HEP. You will receive a 1 hour one on one evaluation with a in-depth patient education on a 4 week exercise program with handouts that you can do on your own at home.
Is it taking too long to see your doctor? Did you sprain an ankle, pull a muscle or just woke up in pain? As of June 6, 2016, patients have direct access to physical therapy without a referral from a doctor allowing you immediate physical therapy treatment. Call us today for an evaluation, and see how we can help.
Please contact us directly with any questions, comments, or scheduling inquiries you may have.
Feel free to fax any documents to (225) 416-0332
4171 Hwy 1 S, Port Allen, Louisiana 70767, United States
Monday - Thursday : 7am - 6pm
Friday: 7am - 12pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed