1646 Military Hwy, Pineville, LA, 71360




At Red River Rehab, we believe that every patient deserves quality care tailored to his or her individual needs. Our physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech language pathologists develop personalized treatment plans aimed at restoring optimal levels of function.


Each appointment will be facilitated by a licensed professional who embodies the skill and expertise to guide you in your rehabilitation experience.



Personalized treatment plans are developed and implemented by a doctor of physical therapy and licensed physical therapy assistant; each session is designed to meet your needs and help you progress toward your goals



The staff is committed to providing programs tailored to help you return to and increase your overall quality of life


owner of red river rehab

Clay Lanford, PTA

Red River Rehab provides therapy services as an outpatient clinic located in Pineville, to skilled nursing facilities and home health agencies in Central Louisiana. We strive to offer personalized healthcare from local therapist with ties in the community.

Our full time Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy Outpatient clinic has grown significantly in the last year with the addition of therapist and equipment including spine oriented hands on approaches along side a traction table. Dry Needling is currently being offered.

We pride ourselves 100% One on One, Therapist to patient treatment at all times. This is something rarely found in today's clinics.​

celebrating 20 years of therapy service to cenla


Outpatient Physical Therapy

Skilled Nursing Facilities 

Home Health Services



Outpatient Manager

Caroline Dessens, PT, DPT

Dr. Dessens is from South Louisiana and is a Cenla transplant. She received her undergraduate degree from University of Louisiana Lafayette and has various experience in athletics. 



Casey Bullard, PT, DPT

Casey is an Alexandria native who recently returned to her roots and is excited to join the team at Red River Rehab! She obtained her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from LSU Health Shreveport in 2013.


Kavita Mathews, PTA

In 2005, Kavita graduated from Louisiana College with an Undergraduate Degree in Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia. She worked at a computer firm for 6 and 1/2 years and decided to go back to school to become a PTA.

Snf/home health/outpatient clinic

Matt Harris, PT, DPT

"It's incredibly rewarding to be able to help and encourage folks who aren't able to make it out into the community."

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Rick Villemarette, PT

"Working for Red River Rehab for the last 13 years has been a true blessing. As a company thats centered on patient outcomes and a “hands-on” approach, I have  the professional autonomy to make the best clinical decisions for my patients in the home health setting, as well as the unique opportunity to follow them into the out-pt setting and provide a continuum of care that truly matters. "

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Benjamen "Kit" Warner, OT

"I have worked for Red River Rehab for 5 years now. I enjoy working in multiple settings. Whether at home or in the clinic, my goal is to provide the just right challenge for assisting clients in overcoming limiting factors impacting a client’s max level of occupational performance and independence."

snf/home health/outpatient clinic

Alice Foreman MA, CCC-SLP

Alice specializes in treating dysphagia and returning patients safely to a diet by improving overall swallow function. She states "my goal is to make an impact on a patient’s overall quality of life by improving communication and eating skills.  I love developing relationships with clients and their families to gain the best results possible."

outpatient receptionist

Amanda Tarver

"Working at Red River Rehab has truly been a gift.  I enjoy working with the therapist we have who have given such great care & treatment to each patient one on one. I also enjoy getting to see our patients and try to help them as much as possible to benefit them in any way that we can. I couldn't ask to work for a better company and the best team."


why choose us?

At Red River Rehab, we believe that every patient deserves quality care tailored to his or her individual needs.  Our physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech language pathologists develop personalized treatment plans aimed at restoring optimal levels of function.  Our therapists have advanced training in the treatment of orthopedic conditions, balance and vestibular disorders, work-related injuries, chronic pain, and lymphedema. 

success stories

GabeGraham, Right Guard

“Caroline always encouraged and showed me ways to exercise and prevent further injuries."


—  Tioga High School Student, Junior




1646 Military hwy, pineville, la 71360

Monday to Thursday 8am-4:30pm  / Friday 8am-2pm

email: therapy@redriverrehab.com

phone: 318.443.9305 | fax: 318.443.3143

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