Staff

Craig Hebert

Craig Hebert, PT
Physical Therapist
President/Owner

In May 1977, Craig received his Bachelor of Physical Therapy degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences in New Orleans, Louisiana.

He began his career as a staff therapist at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe, Louisiana, working there for three years. He founded Thibodaux Physical Therapy in 1980 and has been serving the Thibodaux community since that time.

Craig is a certified provider in Graston instrument assisted soft tissue technique, certified Kinesiotaping specialists and has completed certification courses in dry needling through the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy.

Craig is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), member and past board member of the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA), member and past board member of the Louisiana Physical Therapy Provider Network (PTPN).

Craig has been active in his community having served as president of the Thibodaux Jaycees and Chairman of the Board of the Thibodaux Chamber of Commerce.


Craig Pate

Craig Pate, PT
Physical Therapist

Craig is a 1992 graduate of LSU Medical Center School of Physical Therapy.
He has been employed at Thibodaux Physical Therapy since 1992 specializing in orthopedic rehabilitation and is currently certified in trigger point dry needling and Graston technique.

Craig is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and served as a board member of the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA).

He has been an active member of the Thibodaux Lions Club since 1993 serving as committee chair for the All Star basketball game involving 18 high schools along the bayou and river parishes, coordinating Louisiana Lion’s Camp by sending physically and mentally challenged children to summer camp, and the Jr. High School football jamboree involving 10 local schools.

His philosophy of physical therapy is developing an individual treatment plan for each patient consisting of manual therapy on a one-on-one basis to restore a normal lifestyle.


Lori Matherne

Lori Matherne, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Lori Matherne is a native of Vacherie, LA. She worked as a PT tech at Thibodaux Physical Therapy while obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Nicholls State University in Dec. 2008.
In May 2012, she received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. Lori worked as a staff physical therapist at a private outpatient clinic in Metairie for 3 years after graduation.

In March 2015, Lori and her husband moved back to Thibodaux, and she returned to Thibodaux Physical Therapy as a physical therapist.

Her interests are working with patients of all ages with orthopedic and neuromuscular conditions. She also has experience treating patients with vestibular disorders, such as vertigo and balance impairments. She has completed Level I and Level II training in Trigger Point Dry Needling, KT1 and KT2 Kinesiotaping courses, and is a certified Graston Technique Provider.

Lori is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA), and Thibodaux Service League.


Lynnette Casteigne

Lynnette Casteigne
Clinic Manager

Lynnette has been employed at Thibodaux Physical Therapy since March 1993.

As clinic manager, her responsibilities include, scheduling and seeing patients in a timely manner, overseeing physical therapy technicians, setting up and monitoring patients and assisting therapists as needed. In addition, she performs all gym registrations for the fitness center.

Lynnette is a 1983 graduate of H.L. Bourgeois High School. She is married to Carl Casteigne and they have 2 sons, Bryce and Taylor. Lynnette enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


Candy Brown

Candy Brown
Office Manager

Candy has been employed with Thibodaux Physical Therapy since 2004.

As office manager and insurance clerk, her responsibilities include, overseeing the front office, assisting with answering phone calls, scheduling patients, verifying insurance benefits, managing patient accounts, contracting with insurance companies, filing patient claims, managing accounts receivables and accounts payable and assisting where needed.

Candy is a 1994 graduate of Thibodaux High School and resident of Thibodaux where she raises her daughter, Adeline. Candy enjoys being outdoors, swimming and spending time with family and friends.


Brandie Jones

Brandie Jones
Receptionist

Brandie has been employed at Thibodaux Physical Therapy since 2013.

She started as a physical therapy technician, working hands on with patients.

She currently holds the receptionist position. Her responsibilities include, scheduling patients, verifying insurance benefits, answering phone calls and assisting where needed.

Brandie is a 2000 graduate of Thibodaux High School. She has two children Sierra and Kason. Brandie enjoys shopping and spending time with family and friends.