About Us

OUR MISSION

Physical Therapy Specialists, Inc. is a health care company committed to developing the clinical skills and knowledge of our therapists in order to restore active and positive lifestyles to our patients through the practice of quality physical therapy.  This restorative process is done in a positive manner, with the highest regard for a person’s individuality and entitlement to be treated with respect and courtesy.

ABOUT OUR THERAPIST

Claire Hargis, DPT, OCS

Board Certified Physical mTherapist
Dip. Osteopractic 

CLINICAL BACKGROUND
Dr. Claire Hargis has over twenty-five years of clinical experience. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy at LSUMC, Shreveport and completed a two-year orthopedic residency in Austin, Texas. Claire has been board-certified in clinical orthopedics through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties for over twenty years. She also earned a Diploma of Osteopractic Physical Therapy, which includes certifications in needling, spinal manipulation, extremity manipulation, cupping, differential diagnosis, and IASTM (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization). Recently, she obtained her clinical doctorate in physical therapy from the College of Saint Scholastica.

OUR PHILOSOPHY
Our clinical philosophy for patient care is to provide hands-on, personalized therapy along with patient education in order to restore function and decrease pain.  Physical Therapy Specialists, Inc. is a health care company committed to developing the clinical skills and knowledge of our therapist in order to restore active and positive lifestyles to our patients through the practice of quality physical therapy.  This restorative process is done in a positive manner, with the highest regard for a person’s individuality and entitlement to be treated with respect and courtesy.  Physical Therapy Specialists, Inc. is committed to providing the highest levels of both clinical and customer service to our patients and referring physicians.  Our goal is to restore function and decrease pain through the use of the latest tools available and state-of-the-art equipment.

OUR TEAM

Dr. Claire Hargis

Physical Therapist

Lanae V.

Practice Manager

Julie H.

Head of Marketing

Jillian L.

Practice Team Memeber

  

 “After just a few short weeks, I feel 100% better. I can do things now that I couldn’t do before.” R.S.