Meet Jones Physical Therapy Staff
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.
Dr. Garrett Dinicola is a Physical Therapist at the Madisonville clinic of Jones Physical Therapy. Garrett grew up in the Greater New Orleans area before moving to Mandeville, LA for high school.
He graduated from Mandeville High School, where he participated in football and track. Garrett attended Mississippi College to play football for a semester before transferring to LSU in Baton Rouge. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from LSU in Baton Rouge with a B.S. Kinesiology with a concentration in Human Movement Science.
Garrett then earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from LSUHSC-Shreveport. He currently lives in Madisonville, LA. and enjoys attending music concerts/festivals, sporting events, exercising and hanging out with family and friends. He’s a huge LSU athletics, Saints, and Pelicans fan.
“I am looking forward to being a part of the Jones team, and transforming society by optimizing the movement of our patients to improve the human experience.”
Ian Goodwin is a Physical Therapist Assistant at the Hammond Clinic and 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.
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.