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About Us

Genesis Physical Therapy and Wellness is a family owned and operated facility that began as a physical therapy clinic and has grown into so much more! In addition to physical therapy, Genesis also focuses on overall health and wellness by now offering spa services including massage therapy, esthetician services, and spa packages! Genesis is continuing to expand into sports performance and adult fitness, as well, with the addition of our new gym and turf field! We are also advancing in the field of recovery with the addition of our Recovery Zone complete with Normatec compression systems, ice baths, hot tub, Hypervolts, and so much more! Here at Genesis, our goal is to help our patients with their overall health and wellness in order for them to get the most out of their lives. At Genesis, you are more than just a number, we want you to become part of the Genesis family!

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Our Story

Genesis Physical Therapy has been servicing the Thibodaux community since May 2019. We strive to create a patient-centered environment and continue to advance with the latest techniques and technology to best serve our patients. We continue to add new services that we feel are needed in this community to optimize health and wellness. We have been blessed with the best support system of families, friends, patients, and physicians, and we would not be where we are today without them!

Meet The Team

For more information on any of our team members, you can click their picture for a bio.
 
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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. 

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Nicole Brocato

Office Manager

          Nicole was born and raised in Houma and is a 2001 Graduate of H.L Bourgeois High School. She currently resides in Patterson, La with her husband Michael, son Parker, and stepsons Alex and Taylor. She has been involved in Physical Therapy for over 9 years as a PT tech, billing and insurance coordinator, and management. Nicole is also a certified Nutrition Consultant and has been involved in Health and Wellness for numerous years. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, spending time with family, Church, traveling, gardening, reading and music.

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Greg Carrasquillo, MS, CSCS, USAW

Strength and Conditioning Specialist

        Greg was the head strength and conditioning coach at Nicholls for 8 years. He helped with the physical development of all sports which led to 7 team or individual conference champions. While at Nicholls Greg coached multiple All American, all conference Athletes, and several football players that went on to play in the NFL.

        Greg, who earned a bachelor's and master's from Springfield, has worked with major FBS programs and in the National Football League during his career, as well as serving as a personal trainer and sports performance coach.

        At SC, he was the strength and conditioning coach for football, men's soccer and women's gymnastics, along with the sprinters and jumpers for the track and field team. He implemented all aspects of training for the teams, while teaching Olympic and core lifts, designing programs for injured players and overseeing the interns and student workers.

        Before returning to Springfield, he worked at the University of Southern California as a volunteer assistant with the football, men's water polo and women's soccer programs. Greg implemented the summer training regiments for the teams, assisting in warmups and teaching proper technique.

        In July of 2011, Greg became an assistant for the New York Jets organization, where he helped implement an in-season training program, participated in evaluation of athletes and aided players through corrective exercises. He assisted with rehab of injured players and helped develop the postseason manual, while educating the athletes on nutrition.

        Greg was a volunteer strength and conditioning coach at LSU, working with the Tiger football team during the summer with workouts and athlete rehabilitation. Before that, he was a volunteer coach at the University of Connecticut, working specifically with the football program.

        Upon graduating from college, Greg volunteered at Holy Cross with all of the varsity sports. He also had stints with the University of Massachusetts and at Harvard with the football, men's lacrosse and women's hockey programs. Along with designing strength and conditioning programs, he implemented workouts and assisted with NFL Pro Days.

        Greg is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He holds certifications in CPR/AED, with the USA Weightlifting organization as a USA-W Level 1 Sports Performance Coach, and Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification

We are so blessed to have Greg as part of the team and are excited to see where the future takes us. 

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Dana Landry, LMT

Massage Therapist

          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.

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Morgan Boudreaux

Licensed Esthetician

          Morgan was born and raised in Thibodaux, LA. She attended Omega Institute Of Cosmetology in Houma, LA and has been an esthetician since March of 2017. Morgan has a passion for skincare, enhancing her clients natural beauty, and getting to know her clients. She is planning to continue to further her education in skin care and new technology as it is ever changing. She will work with each client by customizing each facial to meet her clients' needs. 

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Lucas Hatch

Lead 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. 

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Alexis Drouant

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.

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Maci Broussard

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.

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Matt Broussard

Physical Therapy Technician

        Matt joined the Genesis team in August 2021. He is originally from Berwick, Louisiana and graduated with a 4.0 GPA at Berwick High School. He played football, baseball, and basketball in high school and is currently a freshman at Nicholls State University where he is studying Allied Heath with a concentration in Pre-Physical Therapy. We wish him luck on his future endeavors and look forward to watching his growth in the years to come!

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Hollie Lassere

Physical Therapy Technician

        Hollie joined the Genesis team in November 2021. She is originally from Chackbay, Louisiana and graduated from Thibodaux High School. In her free time, she likes to shop, spend time with family and friends, and go to the beach! We are excited to have Hollie as part of the Genesis family!