Synergy Physical Therapy & Performance is committed to providing excellence in the comprehensive care of orthopaedic & sports-related injuries, using evidence-based practice techniques.
Chris Dysart, PT, DPT Founder/Physical Therapist
Synergy Physical Therapy & Performance was founded in 2018 by Chris Dysart, PT, DPT. Chris decided that he wanted to provide a physical therapy center that focused on direct therapist-to-patient care with a hands-on approach to better service his community.
Chris graduated from Louisiana Health Sciences in Shreveport in 2015 with a doctorate in Physical Therapy. He received his bachelor's degree in Kinesiotherapy from the University of Southern Mississippi and is a proud alumnus of Holy Cross High School.
Chris has extensive experience in the treatment of orthopaedic and sports-related conditions, as well as experience in the treatment of neurological conditions and work-related injuries. Chris has been a physical therapy provider for several high school sports medicine programs since beginning his career. He also has additional certifications and training in the areas of functional dry needling, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilizations, joint mobilization, kinesiotape application, and advanced training in treatment of sport's related injuries.
At Synergy PT&P, we put our patients well-being first.
George Strangos, PT, DPT Partner/Clinical Director-Westbank Clinic
George Strangos, PT, DPT graduated from The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences with his doctorate of physical therapy. George graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training from James Madison University where he got experience working with Division 1 athletes.
Since graduating in 2012, George has worked in outpatient orthopaedics specializing in orthopaedic and sports related conditions with use of his advanced certifications in functional dry needling, ASTYM, blood flow restriction training, and vestibular rehabilitation. George has extensive training in manual physical therapy techniques for a hands on approach to physical therapy.
Rachael Brousse, PT, DPT Graduated from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences with her doctorate of Physical Therapy. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology- Human Movement from Louisiana State University, where she was also a cheerleader for 4 years. She graduated from Mount Carmel Academy.
Rachael has experience working in outpatient orthopaedic and sports physical rehabilitation. She has certification and advanced training in functional dry needling, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, kinesiotaping, manual therapy, and blood flow restriction training. She also has interest and experience in vestibular therapy.
Chandler Adams Physical Therapist Assistant
Chandler is from Destrehan, LA where he graduated from Destrehan High School in 2014. He completed a Bachelors of Science from LSU in 2018 and graduated from Delgado Community College’s Physical Therapist Assistant program in 2020. Chandler’s inspiration is to provide the best care and to experience the joy in helping patients strive to improve their quality of life.
Zoey Schmidt Physical Therapy Assistant
Zoey is from Shreveport, La and traveled down to Baton Rouge where she completed a Bachelors of Science at LSU in 2019. She graduated from Delgado Community College's Physical Therapist Assistant program in 2022. Zoey is a movie fanatic and loves finding cool restaurants in New Orleans with her husband, Michael. She is passionate about patient care and is excited to be on the Synergy team!
Osman Chavez Physical Therapy Technician
Osman Chavez was born and raised in New Orleans, LA, where he received an associate’s degree at Delgado Community college. Osman aspires to become a physical therapist assistant and is dedicated to assisting patients for the best experience and care while helping improve quality of life.
Mario Garcia Physical Therapy Technician
Mario Garcia received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from the University of East Texas Baptist University. Mario is a former high school soccer coach and has special interest in sports rehabilitation.
Alyssa Ochoa Physical Therapy Technician
Alyssa graduated from John Curtis Christian School in 2021. She is currently at Southeastern Louisiana University studying Kinesiology with a concentration in Physical Therapy, where she plans to get her Doctorate degree.
Ross Herring Physical Therapy Technician
Ross is a New Orleans native. He attended school at St. Catherine of Sienna in Metairie. Ross pursued a career as a golf instructor and personal trainer for 5 years after high school. After helping his father recover from several joint replacement, Ross has aspired to become a Physical Therapist Assistant. He is currently enrolled at Delgado Community College completing prerequisites to apply for the Physical Therapist Assistant program.
Mallory Bloomer Office Manager - Harahan Clinic
Mallory serves as Synergy's office manager. Her roles include scheduling, patient/medical relations, and insurance verification. Mallory is happy to assist all patient's and medical offices with all office needs.
Jackie Roux Office Manager - Westbank Clinic
Jackie serves as Synergy's office manager. Her roles include scheduling, patient/medical relations, and insurance verification. Jackie is happy to assist all patient's and medical offices with all office needs.