Michaella Cormier

Michaella Cormier, PT, DPT

Tell us a little about yourself (ex: Where did you grow up? Where did you go to school? What brought you to LC?)

I was born and raised in Lake Charles, LA. As a hometown girl, I graduated from McNeese State University earning a BS in Exercise Science. While at McNeese, I was an Athletic Trainer for four years working with a variety of athletes and coaches. I graduated from University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston with a Clinical Doctorate of Physical Therapy. I returned back to LC after graduation to be mentored at PIPT and develop a specialty in pediatric therapy. Along with my interest in treating adult orthopedic patients, I have found a passion for helping kids with special needs.

How long have you been with PIPT?

6 years

What drew you to physical therapy?

Lymphedema

What’s your favorite part of the job?

Watching patients meet their goals and be successful

What do you do for fun (ex: hobbies; crafts; volunteer; coach; watch football etc)?

Running, reading, scrapbooking

Anything exciting on the horizon/ or just happened (ex: just completed a fellowship; taking a trip; training for a marathon; applying to PT school; got a new dog, etc)?

1 kid; 1 year old