My pain was so bad it was impacting my running and making my training very difficult and painful. With their help I was able to achieve my goal of qualifying for the Boston Marathon! I am so thankful to all the staff for all they did for me and making me feel like I was…
This place is amazing. The people are outstanding. I love the way they explain what to do and why and will remind you when you forget. They are kind and realize you may be hurting. They are always timely and friendly. I thank all of you.
Best place ever. I had at least 4 separate injuries/surgeries where I needed therapy for my knee and back. Each time Tyler, Seth and crew got me back on track. You can’t beat their personal attention to your specific needs.
Baton Rouge, LA
Meet the Staff
Dr. LeBlanc is a native of Greenwell Springs, Louisiana and earned his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at Louisiana State University. In 1999, he received a Master of Physical Therapy degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2009 from Evidence in Motion Physical Therapy Institute in Louisville, KY. Dr. LeBlanc is a manual therapist and an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) in Physical Therapy as acknowledged by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. His clinical interests are primarily sports rehab and manual therapy, including state-of-the-art techniques such as Astym and ART. He has also completed level I and II training in Intramuscular Manual Therapy (IMT) or Dry Needling through Kinetacore. Dr. LeBlanc is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA). He is a past president of the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association. Dr. LeBlanc has been practicing physical therapy with BRPT-Lake since 2000. In recognition for his achievements as a clinician and successes in professional association activities, Dr. LeBlanc was recognized in 2008 as the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Outstanding Physical Therapy Alumni. In 2010, he was recognized as one of the Baton Rouge Business Report 2010 Top 40 under 40 honorees. He is currently serving as a team physical therapist for the LSU Track and Field teams.
Dr. Howington is a native of Tallulah, LA. She received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Kinesiology from Louisiana State University in 2015. In 2019, she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. Dr Howington is a certified ASTYM system provider and an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA).
Dr. Melanie Sanvi is a native of Houma, Louisiana. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology from Louisiana State University in 2017. Following her time at LSU, Melanie earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in Austin, Texas. Dr. Sanvi is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
Bio coming soon.
Ms. Bueche is a native of Arabi, Louisiana. She is a 1985 graduate of the LSU Medical Center School of Allied Health Professions with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy. She received advanced certification in upper extremity treatment, is a Certified Hand Therapist, and also a Certified Lymphedema Therapist. Ms. Bueche has advanced training in the areas of neurodevelopmental treatment for the adult neurological population, vestibular rehabilitation, and lymphedema management (UE, LE, and head/neck). Her clinical expertise involves hand/UE disorders/injuries, lymphedema management, vestibular rehab, work related injuries/job site evaluations, and adult neurological conditions. She is a certified Astym system provider. She is director of the OT department and clinical coordinator for OT student interns. Ms. Bueche is a past President of Louisiana Occupational Therapy Association and has held several positions on the Board and Executive Board since 1991. She was recognized as “OT of the Year” in 2013 by LOTA. She is a past instructor and Board Member since 1988 for the Arthritis Association of Louisiana. She is actively involved with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Louisiana including service as a First Connection volunteer. She maintains an active membership in American Occupational Therapy Association, Louisiana Occupational Therapy Association, and American Society of Hand Therapists. Ms. Bueche has been practicing with Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake since 1987.
Mrs. Brittney Anzalone Aucoin is a native of Baton Rouge, La. She completed her Associates degree in Physical Therapist Assisting from Our Lady of the Lake College in 2006 and then returned to obtain her Health Science Bachelor’s degree. Mrs. Aucoin is an active member of the America Physical Therapy Association, as well as, the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association. She has been a PTA with Baton Rouge Physical Therapy- Lake since 2006.