Expadie “Ex” Laperouse, III, OTR, CHT

Expadie “Ex” Laperouse, III, is the owner of Physical Therapy Clinic of Lafayette. Ex graduated from Northeast Louisiana University with a degree in occupational therapy in 1995. He joined PTCL in 1996, and became board certified as a certified hand therapist (CHT) in 2001. He brings over 25 years of experience in occupational and hand therapy. Ex is certified in ASTYM (Augmentative Soft Tissue Mobilization) and in functional and office ergonomics. In addition to hand and occupational therapy, he performs all splinting, work conditioning, and vestibular rehabilitation..

He is married to the former Paige Bahlinger of Baton Rouge and they have four children Expadie, Madeline, Julia, and Grace.

Brent Hoffpauir, A.T.C., L.A.T.

Brent Hoffpauir graduated from the University of Louisiana in 2000, where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Education with a concentration in Sports Medicine. Following graduation, he received his state Athletic Training certification and joined Physical Therapy Clinic of Lafayette. In 2002, Brent earned his certification from the National Athletic Trainers Association. He is the head athletic trainer at St. Thomas More Catholic High School and is in charge of providing sports healthcare for all team athletes at the school.

He and his wife, Kristie, live in Sunset with their two children Anna and John Patrick

Dalton “Buddy” Hebert, P.T.

Buddy is a 1977 graduate of Louisiana State University Health Science Center in New Orleans, LA. Upon graduation, he joined the Physical Therapy Clinic of Lafayette practice, gaining intensive knowledge in orthopedic and neurological conditions. He is also trained in Vestibular Rehabilitation, ASTYM (Augmentative Soft Tissue Mobilization), and fall prevention. He was born and currently resides in St. Martinville, LA.

He is married to Debbie and is the proud father of Laine, Brad, and Christen.

Taylor Harrington, P.T., D.P.T.

Taylor Harrington graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2015, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. He then attended graduate school in Austin, TX at the University of St. Augustine, where he received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2018. Taylor joined the PTCL practice in 2019. He has experience in sports medicine, orthopedic conditions, neurological rehabilitation, and chronic neck/back pain treatments. He has his certification in Dry Needling.

Taylor was born and raised in Carencro, and now currently lives in Milton with his wife, Lexi.

Taylor Strong

Taylor Strong graduated from Louisiana State University in December 2014, where she received a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Human Movement Science. She then attended graduate school at LSU Health Science Center in New Orleans, where she earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree in 2018. Taylor has been practicing in the outpatient setting since 2018, treating a variety of patients with orthopedic and neurological conditions. She has obtained various certifications including dry needling, ASTYM, manual therapy, and pelvic floor therapy. Taylor joined PTCL in 2023.

Taylor was raised in Bunkie, LA and now resides in Lafayette with her husband, Caleb, and son, Alistair. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, trying new foods, being outdoors, and DIY projects!

Chris Barras, PT

Chris Barras gained interest in physical therapy when he worked as a technician at PTCL while attending USL. He then moved to Florida for school and graduated from the University of Florida in Physical Therapy. Chris has over 50 years of experience as a Physical Therapist treating patients from neck/back pain to total joint replacements, as well as balance and general orthopedic problems. He has his certification in ASTYM (Augmentative Soft Tissue Mobilization), a therapy treatment to regenerate healthy soft tissue.

Chris was born and raised in St. Martinville, where he met his wife, Kathy. They moved to Lafayette when he began practicing physical therapy at PTCL and raised four children Christopher, Jennifer, Elizabeth, and Rebecca. Besides caring for patients, he enjoys being the chef for many family cook outs.

Laura Landry, M.S., CCC-SLP

Laura Landry, M.S., CCC-SLP is a licensed and certified Speech Pathologist who earned her Bachelor of Science degree from St. Mary’s Dominican College and Masters Of Science degree in Speech Pathology from the University of Southwestern Louisiana. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence and is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association. Laura has vast experience working with children and adults with a variety of Speech and Language disorders. She has worked in private and public schools, as well as in home health. Laura has had the opportunity to professionally evaluate and provide treatment for individuals with deficits in the areas of articulation, apraxia, expressive/receptive language, social communication, autism spectrum disorder, oral motor, voice, fluency, cognition, aphasia, and swallowing.

Born in Lake Charles, Laura is married and has four children in Lafayette. She welcomes the opportunity to work with you and your family.