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Meet Jones Physical Therapy Staff

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Paul Jones, Owner

Physical Therapist and Owner of Jones Physical Therapy

Paul Jones was born and raised in Scotland and educated in England. He came to the US in 1990 and began his career working in hospitals with acute orthopedic patients. Since that time he has worked in a wide variety of healthcare settings including outpatient care, industrial rehabilitation and ergonomics before founding Jones Physical Therapy in 2006.

​Paul is active in his profession as the Northshore delegate for the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA) and has acted as a policy advisor to the Louisiana State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. He is a member of the Student Advisory Committee for the Delgado Community College Physical Therapist Assistant program.  Currently he is working to create a new Electronic Medical Records system specifically for Physical Therapy providers.

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Brooke Burch

Physical Therapist

Brooke Burch is a physical therapist at the Madisonville location. Brooke went to LSUHS-Shreveport for her Doctorate of Physical Therapy,graduating in May 2022. Prior to this, Brooke received her Bachelor of Kinesiology from ULM and is originally from Franklinton, LA.

When not at work, Brooke enjoys spending time with family and friends and reading a good book. Brooke chose the profession of physical therapy because she wanted to be able to help individuals be able to live as independently as possible while allowing them to have an active role in their recovery. During her time in PT school, Brooke spent a 6-week clinical internship with the Hammond location of Jones Physical Therapy, and now she is excited to start her first job back with the Jones PT family.

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Garrett

Physical Therapist
Garrett received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from LSUHS-Shreveport. Prior to that, Garrett spent a semester at Mississippi College playing football as wide receiver and finishing his undergrad at LSU. Garrett chose PT because he always wanted to be a medical doctor, but while in high school was injured and spent time in physical therapy. This is where he learned about the profession, and realized he could use his fascination with physical medicine into helping people into recovery. Now, he enjoys helping people reach their goals and improve their quality of life.
 
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Erik

Physical Therapist

Erik received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the Universtiy of St. Augustine in Austin in May of 2023. Prior to that, Erik received a Bachelor of Kinesiology from Concordia University Texas.

Erik is from a small town south of Houston called Brazoria. Erik’s interest in physical therapy began after a wrist injury playing football in high school. After spending a 12-week clinical rotation at Jones Physical Therapy in Hammond, he decided to make Louisiana his home after graduation.

Erik currently resides in Denham Springs with his wife Breanna and their lab, Onyx. In his free time, Erik enjoys fishing, hunting and experiencing the culture of his new home with his wife.

 
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Matt Bridges

Physical Therapist Assistant
Matt Bridges is a Physical Therapist Assistant at our Hammond clinic. He is a graduate of Louisiana College where he played quarterback for the football team.  He graduated from the Our Lady of the Lake College PTA program in 2018.  Matt credits his dedication to functional medicine to a shoulder injury that required an extensive rehab process that sparked an interest in helping others rehab after injuries. Restoring hope of recovery to those that have lost hope is what is most rewarding for Matt as a PTA. Matt grew up in Kentwood and currently resides in Amite with his wife, Kayla and twin daughters, Blakely and Madelyn.   In his free time, Matt enjoys CrossFit, coaching his kids, and golfing.  
 

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