WHY CHOOSE GENESIS?
When pain is affecting your daily function or you are recovering from surgery, choosing the right physical therapy clinic for you is very important. Genesis Physical Therapy and Wellness is family owned and operated and strives to treat all patients as part of the family. What sets Genesis apart from other physical therapy clinics is the focus on hands on care from the physical therapist in a relaxing environment. At Genesis you are more than just a number, we want you to become part of the Genesis family!
Kimberly Robichaux, PT, DPT, CSCS, CRGA, Cert-CMFA
Physical Therapist / Owner
Kim was born and raised in Thibodaux by Gibbs and Janet Robichaux. She is married to Jay Robichaux and loves spending time as a family with Dylan and Ryan. Kim is a graduate of E. D. White Catholic High School where she enjoyed playing soccer and softball. She received a Bachelor of Science in Biology: Pre-Physical Therapy from Nicholls State University where she also received the award for "Outstanding Achievement in Pre-Physical Therapy." Kim then went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from LSU Health Sciences Center - Shreveport in 2015 where she also received the "Chancellor's Award" for outstanding Allied Health student in scholarship and research. Kim has known that she wanted to be a physical therapist since she was in physical therapy herself at 16. Her passion for helping people in her community has only grown over the years, and she strives to provide the people of her hometown with high quality care that they can count on to get them back to fully enjoying their lives. Kim learned to love and embrace Thibodaux and all its people from her grandfather, Gibbens Robichaux, and she hopes to give back to this special community in a way that will make him proud.
Kim has received several additional certifications:
CSCS: She is now a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association) which has enabled her to efficiently program high school and youth workout programs to improve strength, flexibility, and overall performance in sports. We offer Sports Performance Camps at various times throughout the year.
CRGA: Kim is a Certified Running Gait Analyst. We have the only 3D Trace Running Analysis Machine in the state. Kim is able to assess an athlete's running mechanics through the 3D Analysis and correct mechanical flaws, as well as address necessary strengthening and flexibility training as needed per patient. More information can be found under the "3D Running Analysis" tab of our website.
Cert-CMFA: Kim has completed training to become Certified in the Clinical Management of Fitness Athletes. Her training is geared towards assessing mechanics of lifts, such as squat, deadlift, power clean, bench press, clean and jerk, pull-ups, among others, with slow motion analysis in order to improve mechanics, improve efficiency, and decrease risk for injury. Her training has also enabled her to provide accessory programming to address muscle imbalances and/or mechanical problems, as well as modifying programming to assist patients in returning from injury to weight lifting as soon as possible.
Certified Dry Needling Provider: Kim is a certified dry needling provider. Our dry needling section of the website under the "Treatment Options" tab holds additional information regarding dry needling and the excellent benefits. She has used this technique to help an abundance of patients decrease pain and improve their overall function.
LSVT BIG: Kim has completed the LSVT Big certification for the treatment of patients diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. She has also teamed up with "Speech and Feeding Therapy" who provides SPEAK OUT treatment for patients with Parkinson's disease. Both programs have been heavily researched to show excellent results in this population, and the combination of speech and physical therapy has proven to be even more beneficial.
Brittany Grabert Chauvin, PTA, Cert. VRS
Physical Therapy Assistant
Brittany was born and raised in Raceland, Louisiana and has been working as a PTA for five years. Brittany attended Nicholls State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science with a concentration in Pre-Physical Therapy from the College of Nursing and Allied Health in 2012. She later attended Delgado Community College where she earned an Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapy Assistant. Since graduating she has taken many continuing education courses to advance her practice and knowledge, including custom orthotic fabrication. She is a certified provider of both Astym therapy and Vestibular rehabilitation. She has a passion for helping others reach their full potential while returning to an active lifestyle. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, watching sports, traveling, baking, and running.
Dana Landry, LMT
Dana was born and raised in the Thibodaux area. She is a 1996 honor graduate of Thibodaux High School where she played clarinet in the band, was a member of the Tigerette dance team, a captain in JROTC, and an officer in student council. Dana attended Nicholls State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Mass Communication in 2001. In 2020, Dana graduated from Blue Cliff College with a diploma in Massage Therapy. She is professionally licensed in the State of Louisiana and is a current member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA). Dana is a true believer in the health and wellness benefits of massage therapy as a complementary therapy that can enhance conventional medical treatments and therapies. By incorporating thorough assessments and customizing the massage session to the unique needs of each client, Dana aims to help every individual reach their optimal treatment goals.
Physical Therapy Technician
Lucas has been part of the Genesis team since we first opened in May 2019. He is from Berwick and graduated from Berwick High School. Currently he attends Nicholls State University where he is studying Allied Health with a Pre-Physical Therapy concentration. Lucas has worked hard to maintain excellent grades while also being a catcher on the Nicholls State baseball team in addition to working at the clinic. He is hoping to complete his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in Louisiana, and we know he will make an excellent PT in the future.
Physical Therapy Technician
Alexis has been part of the Genesis team since August 2019. She is from Houma where she graduated from Houma Christian High School. She played softball and was very involved in school programs while there. She is currently a student at Nicholls State University studying Allied Health with a Pre-Physical Therapy concentration. She hopes to graduate Nicholls, receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in state, and continue to help people in our community for the rest of her career as a physical therapist. She has been a wonderful addition to the team. She truly cares for patients, and they have loved working with her. We know she will make a great PT in the future.
Physical Therapy Technician
Maci has been part of the Genesis team since January 2020. Maci is from Berwick and is a graduate of Berwick High School where she was a member of several sports and activities including softball, volleyball, cheerleading, basketball, and swim team. She is currently a student at Nicholls where she is majoring in Education. She has been a great addition to the team, and we are blessed to have her! We know she will do great things in her future.
Physical Therapy Technician
Amanda has been part of the Genesis team since August 2020. She is from Thibodaux where she graduated from E.D. White Catholic High School. She is currently a student at Nicholls State University where she is studying Allied Health with a Pre-Physical Therapy concentration. Amanda is a member of the sorority, Tri Sigma where she holds a Vice President position. She hopes to graduate Nicholls, then receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy and continue her career helping people in the community.
1000 Plantation Rd, Suite A1
Thibodaux, LA 70301