Dr. Julie Ann Harris, PT is the clinic director and owner of Shreveport Aquatic and Land Therapies. She received her Bachelor of Science in Applied Science and Health and Exercise Science in 2003 from Centenary College of Louisiana where she was awarded an athletic scholarship to participate in NCAA Division I Women's Basketball. She returned home to California where she earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Loma Linda University in June 2007. She completed her post-graduate orthopaedic residency program at Rancho Physical Therapy in 2009 with extensive training in manual therapy, spinal treatments, and orthopaedic evaluations. In 2009, she became board certified in orthopaedic physical therapy through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Her primary interests are in orthopaedics, manual therapy, spine rehabilitation, sports injuries, vestibular rehabilitation, headaches, and chronic pain. Her advanced training allows patients to seek recovery a quicker rate using current evidence based practice and the highest quality treatments provided. Prior to private practice Dr. Harris was a faculty member of the LSUHSC Orthopaedic Residency program and an adjunct faculty at the LSUHSC Shreveport Entry-Level DPT program where she enjoyed teaching and mentoring students to achieve a high level of clinical practice. She is an APTA Certified Clinical Instructor and also certified in Trigger Point Dry Needling by Kinetacore. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and also a member of the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA). Dr. Harris has also volunteered her time to the profession by serving as the LPTA Shreveport District Chair and Executive Committee from 2010-2016 and also served as a board member of the Louisiana Physical Therapy Board, being appointed by Governor John Bel Edwards on December 27, 2016. Dr. Harris enjoys quality time with her loving husband, Chris, and their two wonderful children, Jaicee and Jaxon, traveling and spending time outdoors.
Erica P. Boyd, Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA). Erica is from Homer, Louisiana and has lived in Shreveport the past 6 years. She completed the Physical Therapy Assistant program where received her associates degree in applied health & applied sciences at Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC). She graduated and became a licensed Physical Therapy Assistant in 2020. Erica found her passion for Physical Therapy and Physical Health and a young age. She discovered this when she had to do Physical Therapy for a sports injury over 10 years ago. Erica believes that God called her to this field to be able to leave fingerprints in patients' lives, for them to have a pain free life, and to be stronger/healthier overall. Erica strongly believe her PTA career is God's Will in her personal journey. She enjoys exercise and active lifestyle daily, and spending time with her husband and dog. She believes that every person that comes into her, no matter for what reason, is meant to have a purpose in her story, and that she is meant to have a purpose in theirs.
Dr. Courtney Page, PT is from Zachary, Louisiana and has lived in Shreveport-Bossier area for the past 5 years. She started her journey to become a a physical therapist when she received her bachelor's degree in biological sciences with a concentration in biomedical at Northwestern State University of Louisiana, class of 2017. Immediately following her undergraduate career, she entered the doctoral program for physical therapy at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA. She graduated and became a licensed Physical Therapist and Doctor of Physical therapy in 2020. Courtney has always been a multi-faceted individual; she discovered her interest in the field of physical therapy while still in high school where she worked as an athletic trainer for a variety of sports. While at NSU preparing for her future doctoral program, Courtney became a part of the campus radio station, KNWD 91.7FM The Demon, as a DJ and General Manager as well as becoming the backstage manager and head make-up artist for Dark Woods Haunted Attraction in Natchitoches, LA. Nevertheless, she always found herself coming back to physical therapy and the joy it brought her to truly help someone get back to what they love. Courtney is a strong believer in being her truest self, forever striving to become a better therapist every day, and to not only help, but also educate those in need. When not in the clinic, Courtney enjoys reading, watching horror movies, and spending time with her boyfriend and their two cats and dog. Courtney has always had a love for the holiday of Halloween and is always open to movie and book suggestions. She has a huge heart for her patients and lets that compassion shine in her sessions. Courtney believes each patient deserves the best and will do anything she can to be that for her patients.
Krysten Rawson, PTA is a physical therapist assistant here at Shreveport Aquatic and Land Therapies. Krysten is originally from Arkansas and has lived in Bossier City for the past 5 years. She began her career as a PTA in 2018 after graduating from SouthArk. She fell in love with the physical therapy field as a CNA/ tech at an in-patient rehabilitation facility and knew she would love changing others' lives for the better through physical therapy. When Krysten is not at SALT, she is soaking up the good life with her husband, Daniel, and two sons, Elijah and Samuel, their dogs, Lucy and Millie, and cat Liz. She likes to garden, bake, craft, and make her family and friends laugh. Krysten believes that SALT was a blessing in her career in the physical therapy field. She believes that we have great potential for growth as a work family and have the knowledge and skills to positively impact every patient we work with.
Delana Lawson started with Shreveport Aquatic and Land Therapies in September 2018 as the Office Manager. She is in charge of important behind the scene duties such as charges, clinical reports, and communication with physicians, attorneys, and workman's compensation representatives. Delana graduated Remington College with a Technical Diploma in Medical Billing and Coding in 2011. She has 8 years of experience with office management, insurance verification, and patient care while specializing in physical therapy. She hopes to obtain her B.S. in Healthcare Administration in the future. In her spare time, Delana enjoy spending time with her son, Thomas, and daughter, TannerMae, binge watching TV shows, and reading books.