Rachel Jacobs, DPT
Rachel Jacobs is a Doctor of Physical Therapy at the Madisonville Office of Jones Physical Therapy. Rachel evaluates patients at their initial visit and formulates a plan of care to solve their problems and get them back to the things they enjoy.
She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from LSU Health Sciences Center in 2013. Her professional interests include Kinesiotaping, Dry Needling and Manual Therapy. Rachel has also published research on predicting falls in the elderly.
The most rewarding part of Physical Therapy for Rachel, is helping patients return to their prior level of function whether it’s being able to transfer and walk, or return to high level competitive sports.
Rachel grew up in Slidell and Syracuse NY. She and her Husband Bryan recently moved to Covington. Rachels other interests include Crossfit, hiking, travel and animal advocacy.
Gabriel Demarie, PTA
Physical Therapy Assistant
Gabrielle (Gabby) Demarie is a Physical Therapist Assistant at the Madisonville Office. Gabby’s mission at Jones PT is to progress patients through the Physical Therapist’s Plan of Care and get them the best possible results.
She received her degree from Our Lady Of the Lake College in Baton Rouge LA in 2011. Her professional interests include orthopedics and sports medicine. She is currently working towards a Kinesiotaping certification.
Originally from Denham Springs, she now lives in Ponchatoula. In her free time Gabby competes in Crossfit and enjoys outdoors activities such as camping, hiking and canoeing.
Mason Porter, DPT
Mason Porter is a Doctor of Physical Therapy at the Hammond Office of Jones Physical Therapy. He performs evaluations on new patients to create a plan of care that will address a patient’s pain and dysfunction so they can get back to living their lives.
Mason received his Bachelor of Kinesiology from Southeastern Louisiana University while also playing football for the Lions football team. He earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Missouri State University in 2016 along with his wife, Jenny. Mason enjoys working with all patient populations with special interests in orthopedics and sports medicine. Mason is currently working towards his manual therapy certification through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy.
He discovered his passion for physical therapy from the perfect combination of being able to make a difference in people’s lives and his love of sports and physical activity.
Mason and his wife moved to Hammond after finishing school in 2016. They have a cat named Julio and a dog named Roux with their first child due in March 2018. Mason enjoys sports, traveling with his wife, and spending time with friends.
Ian Goodwin, PTA
Physical Therapy Assistant
Ian Goodwin is a Physical Therapist Assistant at the Hammond Office. Ian will guide and progress patients through their plan of care using exercises and other procedures with the goal of returning them to pain free living.
Ian attended Southeastern Louisiana University for prerequisite courses and received his Physical Therapist Assistant Degree from Delgado Community College in 2016. His professional interests include manual therapy and Kinesiotaping. Being a people person, he loves getting to know his patients and helping improve their lives.
From Albany, Louisiana, Ian is a longstanding local resident of the Hammond area. His interests include sports, working out, and spending time with family and friends.
Massage Therapy Team
Cecilia McMullen is a part of our Massage Therapy team. She services both of our clinics full-time. Cecilia assists the Physical Therapists and PTAs with progressing our patients in their plan of care. She formulates the proper tissue manipulation to ensure the patients are progressing/relaxing as per their individual goals.
Cecilia studied foreign language and literature at Southeastern before opening a bar in New Orleans. While working her business in New Orleans, she found her love for Massage Therapy and decided to pursue her new dream. She studied Massage Therapy at Delta College.
Cecilia finds it most fulfilling to progress a patient with each and every visit. Having patients return even AFTER their plan of care has been finished is something she enjoys the most.
Cecilia comes to us from Abita Springs, although she spent most of her childhood in Mexico. Cecilia is bilingual. She returns home every day to a house full of boys on a lovely spread of land in Albany.