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Staff

Nicole Fabre, PT, DPT

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! 

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Our Mission

  • To provide quality care to all patients in a cost effective and efficient manner.


  • To provide a fun family environment for treatment while improving the patient's quality of life, decrease pain and return to prior level of functioning. 


  • To maximize the effectiveness of the relationship between rehabilitation services and physicians in the interest of the patient.

Services

Graston

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.  

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Kinesiotaping

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.  

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Functional Dry Needling

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. 

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Balance & Fall Prevention

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

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/ STM

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. 

About Us

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Why Choose Us

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.   

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How We Can Help You

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.  

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Examples of Conditions Treated

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

Types of programs

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Insurances Accepted

  • We accept all major health insurances.  Please call as we are currently updating our list.  
  • Auto claims/ attorney leins
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Medicare and replacement plans



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Home Exercise Program (HEP)

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.  

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Direct Access

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. 

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Westside Physical Therapy

4171 Hwy 1 S, Port Allen, Louisiana 70767, United States

(225) 416-0333

Hours

Monday - Thursday : 7am - 6pm

Friday: 7am - 12pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed