Meet the Team

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Robert Porche

Robert (Robbie) Porche is a Physical Therapist and co-owner of OrthoPTic Rehab Clinic of Metairie. He was born and raised locally and graduated from Jesuit High School in 1991. Robbie went on to attend Auburn University for undergraduate studies from 1991-1994 and graduated from The University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Allied Health Professions in Physical Therapy in 1997. Read More …

Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy is co-owner of OrthoPTic Rehab Clinic of Metairie. Mike is a graduate of Louisiana State University Medical Center, with a B.S. in Physical Therapy (‘79). Read More …

Eric Waguespack

Eric Waguespack

Eric Waguespack is a licensed Physical Therapy Assistant who has been with OrthoPTic Rehab Clinic of Metairie for over 10 years now. Eric holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University in Kinesiology as well as an associate’s degree from Delgado in Physical Therapy Assistant. Read More …


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Lindsay Thompson is a licensed physical therapist whom received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. Lindsay is from Metairie and graduated from Dominican High School in 2005. Read More …

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Amber Taylor is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant whom received her associate’s degree from Delgado. Amber moved to the Greater New Orleans area in 2012 after obtaining her Bachelor of Science degree in Human and Health Performance from McNeese State University. Read More …

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Front Office

Danielle and Sandi – Pleasant and courteous, they will be glad to answer any questions you may have regarding appointments, insurance, billing, and general information regarding our clinic. They take pride in making you feel at home in the OrthoPTic Rehab Clinic of Metairie. Read More …

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Danielle Porche

Danielle Porche is a graduate of The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN with a Masters degree in Physical Therapy. Danielle moved to New Orleans in 1997 and is happily married to Robert Porche. She shares the enthusiasm of the clinic and loves to be involved with the public. Danielle is in charge of the marketing of the clinic, working at various health fairs and helping with the events the clinic hosts.

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Rocio Hackney

Rocio has her Masters in Clinical Psychology from Francisco Marroquin University in Guatemala City and received her Associate Degree in Dietetics. She is currently working as a Health/Wellness coach for a non-profit organization. Rocio is a member of the American Dietetic Association as well as being a Lay Health Advocate. As a trained medical interpreter, Rocio is bilingual in English and Spanish. Rocio is CPR certified. Read More …

Michael Guillory

Michael Guillory

Michael Guillory is a Certified Athletic Trainer licensed by the Board of Certification (BOC) as well as the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (LSBME). He received his Bachelors degree in Athletic Training from Southeastern Louisiana University as well as a Masters of Science in Kinesiology Health and Human Performance from Lamar University. Read More …

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Letter From The Owners

Thank you for visiting us at OrthoPTic Rehab Clinic of Metairie. We are excited that you took the time to look us up, and we would like to introduce you to our clinic. We feel that we are one of the top Physical Therapy clinics in the metro New Orleans area. We specialize in giving you the personalized care that you deserve in order to return you to a pain free, functional lifestyle that enables you to enjoy life again. Our patients are special to us, and we strive to give you the best personal care and attention that everyone should expect. Our therapists have many years of experience in dealing with all orthopedic diagnoses. Whether your problem is back pain, neck pain, shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, or ankle pain, or post-operative rehabilitation, we do it all. We invite you to look around our website to see our clinic and meet our staff. Read More …