Now providing services at 2 Ruston locations! 2000 N Trenton Street, Suite 3 and 108 N Monroe Street
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Hannah McKenzie, DPT

Owner & Physical Therapist

I have a true passion for health and wellness, which led me to my career in Physical Therapy & Wellness. I love helping individuals learn how to move and return to what they love using evidence based practice and clinical knowledge. I especially enjoy working with CrossFit athletes and runners as well as orthopedic conditions, teaching each person how to use correct mechanics to rehab and prevent future injury. I enjoy traveling and exercising, but most important, spending time with my husband Jake and my sons Jude and Van.

Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology and Health Promotion – Louisiana Tech University 2007
Masters Degree in Exercise Science – Louisiana Tech University 2009
Doctorate of Physical Therapy – LSU Health Science Center, Shreveport 2012

Specialty Training & Certifications:
Kinetacore Functional Dry Needling Level 1 & 2
CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
Pilates Unlimited Mat Certification
APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor
APTA pelvic health Level 1 & 2


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Sidney Lafleur, PT

Physical Therapy isn't just a job for me, it is truly a passion. I love helping people enjoy the life they want to live without any limitations, and teaching people that there is a life worth living even though it’s not a life they had initially envisioned! It brings me such joy seeing patients overcome the obstacles that used to limit them. I've had extensive training to provide specialized treatment with patients who have been diagnosed with Scoliosis which lead to my certification in being a Pilates instructor. I also have training to provide specialized treatment for patients who have experienced an amputation with the need of prosthesis training.  When I'm not practicing as a physical therapist, I enjoy playing sports (volleyball, softball, etc..) reading, group fitness classes and hanging out with my husband Zach and family/friends.


  • Community College at Louisiana State University at Eunice from 2011-2013
  • Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology, Health Sciences at University of Louisiana at Monroe 2013-2016
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy at LSU Health Science Center at Shreveport 2016-2019 

Specialty Training & Certifications:

  • Kinetacore Functional Dry Needling Level 1 & 2
  • Pilates Mat, L1 Certification
  • Pilates Reformer, L1 Certification
  • BSPTS based on Schroth Scoliosis Tx Certification
  • Osseointegration for Amputee Gait training 


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Cody Rhodes, PT

I have a true passion for helping patients improve their ability to move with less pain and achieve their functional goals. I have been practicing Physical Therapy for over 15 years and have grown to love the profession using both old and new techniques in order for individuals to return to their desired activity. I enjoy training for and participating in triathlons and spending time with my wife Tonya and our two children Kamryn and Turner. 

Bachelors Degree in Biology – Louisiana Tech University 2001
Masters of Physical Therapy – LSU Health Science Center, Shreveport 2003

Specialty Training & Certifications:
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Level 1
APTA Certified Clinical Instructor

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Brittney Wheeler, DPT

I have always been drawn to fitness and living an active lifestyle, but my true interest in becoming a Physical Therapist began while I was a cheerleader at Louisiana Tech University. I loved supporting my team and truly valued the fitness aspect of each sport. Watching athletes rehab their injury and work hard to prevent injuries really sparked an interest to me. I wanted to be a part of being able to help others. The best part of this career is being able to motivate and encourage others to reach their health & wellness goals. I enjoy attending and teaching fitness classes and most especially spending time with my husband Josh and our one year old son Bankston.

Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology – Louisiana Tech University 2009
Doctorate of Physical Therapy – LSU Health Science Center, Shreveport 2014

Specialty Training & Certifications:
Shirley Sahrmann’s Movement System Impairment Syndrome
Pilates Unlimited Mat Certification
APTA pelvic health Level 1 & 2


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Danni Jones, PT

Physical Therapist

I have spent over 40 years in the field of health and fitness, working as a physical educator, personal trainer, aerobic and Pilates instructor and physical therapist. My physical therapy and wellness practice is rooted in a belief in the importance of empowering the individual to achieve their best outcomes in a supportive, comfortable setting. I aim to guide my clients to proper strength-training techniques that help them to recover from and prevent injury and maximize their function. As a student of Movement Impairment Syndromes, when I treat someone with an injury, I dig deep to uncover the root source of the pain, establish the diagnosis, develop a prescription of corrective exercises and carefully instruct the client about the proper way to perform them.

I am also a mother of 4 children, a grandmother to 7, and with my husband of 40 years, live in Ruston with our 14 dogs. I love gardening, riding bikes, cross training, reading and spending time with those I love. One of my favorite sayings is, "Let me help you take the first step".

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Chris Pruitt

Billing Specialist

I have worked for DJPT for 3 years, first as a technician and then moving eventually to office manager and biller. I am a certified personal trainer through ACSM. Passionate about fitness, I love personal training clients to meet their goals. Possessing a master's degree in sports administration and a bachelor's degree in kinesiology has contributed to my ability to competently perform these administrative and fitness duties. I have loved the opportunities that DJPT has afforded me to grow in my skills and subsequently develop relationships with a variety of people in the local community.

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Paige Norsworthy


I am a CPA performing accountant and billing duties for the past 7 years at DJPT. I enjoy being part of this work family. The funny thing about this position is that being exposed to the other employees who are passionate about fitness has affected my health. Running and trying to work out is now a daily desire for me. Pursuing an active lifestyle has made it easier for me to perform the accountant duties that require many hours of sitting each day. On the personal side, I have one son, Jacob, who is a sophomore at Cedar Creek. I love working out, spending time with family and friends, and I look forward to the adventures life has in store for me.