About our Physical Therapy Practice

Personalized Hands-on Physical Therapy Located in Prairieville


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Hands-on, personalized, high-quality care

Why come to Bourgeois Physical Therapy and Sports Rehab?   How are we different than other PT clinics out there?   What sets us apart?

To keep it simple, we believe that there’s a better way to deliver PT treatment. We focus on utilizing a hands-on, one-on-one approach to provide high-quality care. We work one-on-one with our patients to provide individualized treatment to achieve our patient’s functional, occupational, and sports-related goals. By providing individualized treatment, we can provide a higher level of care and we can give our patients the individualized attention they deserve. We focus on utilizing manual therapy, treatment through the hands, to address our patients’ problems followed up by an individualized therapeutic exercise program designed to enhance the benefits of manual therapy as well as to further address any functional limitations that may be present.  In addition to physical therapy, we offer a welcoming, comfortable environment where the health and well-being of the patient are always taken into account. If you want a better physical therapy experience where you will receive the individualized attention and care you deserve, please come see us. We are here to help you move and feel better.

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Meet Our Therapist

Christian Bourgeois grew up in Ascension Parish and graduated from St. Amant High School in 1996. After High School, he attended LSU where he played baseball from 1997-2000 and was fortunate enough to be on 2 National Championship teams. After finishing his undergraduate degree in 2000, Christian continued on at LSU earning his Master’s Degree in Education (MEd) in 2002. While working towards his Master’s degree he married his high school sweetheart Melissa in 2001. After teaching and coaching in the public school system in Ascension Parish for 2 years, Christian decided to change careers and entered physical therapy school in 2005 at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in St. Augustine, FL. He graduated with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of St. Augustine in August of 2007. He practiced physical therapy in St. Augustine for 7 years and also taught for the University of St. Augustine for 6 years before deciding to move home to be closer to family and open Bourgeois Physical Therapy and Sports Rehab. While in St. Augustine, Melissa and Christian’s son Noah was born in 2009. Even though Christian had finished PT school in 2007, he continued to distinguish himself as a therapist earning his ASTYM certification in 2008, his Manual Therapy Certification (MTC) in 2009, his Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT) in 2013, and his Certified Manual Trigger Point Therapist (CMTPT) certification in 2014.

Christian Bourgeois, Bourgeois Physical therapy

Christian Bourgeois, DPT