FYZICAL Port Charlotte
FYZICAL Port Charlotte
Dr. Wayne Goffin Doctor of Physical Therapy MSPT, DPT
Dr. Wayne Goffin, MSPT, DPT - OWner, Clincal Director grew up on a Dairy Farm in northern Wisconsin. Imagine his parents surprise when he told them he wanted to be a Physical Therapist! He graduated from Andrews University with a Masters in Physical Therapy in 1989. He has been treating patients here in Charlotte County since 1992. He opened his own outpatient clinic in 1999. That clinic is now Fyzical with a Port Charlotte and North Port location.
Always looking for better ways to serve his patients and further advance his professional goals, Wayne graduated on May 1st 2015 from the University of South Florida with his Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy. Wayne loves spending time outdoors. Weekends and vacations you will find him hiking, biking, skiing and once even paragliding. His wife and 2 daughters enjoy trying to keep up with him, whatever adventure he has in store!
Laurie Higinbotham Physical Therapy Assistant PTA
Laurie received her Associates in Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant from Broward College in 2012. Previously in her career, Laurie completed her internship at Progressive, now known as FYZICAL, and immediately knew that the caring and compassion shown to the patients, as well as the team environment, meant that working there would be one of her long term goals. She has worked for FYZICAL since 2012. She has a deep love for all aspects of physical therapy, but she particularly enjoys the opportunity it gives her to improve her patients’ quality of life and see the impact that physical therapy can have on people’s lives.
She started her schooling at the University of Florida where she received a Bachelors of Science in TV Production. Laurie is a fitness enthusiast and after a career in the television industry, she pursued her love of wellness and nutrition and received her PTA degree. Laurie grew up in Miami, Florida and has lived in Port Charlotte for the past 10 years with her husband and four children. In her spare time, she enjoys running, spending quality time with her family, and creating custom jewelry for her website.
Travis Dexter Physical Therapy Assistant PTA
Travis Dexter was born and raised in Englewood, Florida. He graduated from Lemon Bay High School and joined the United States Marine Core in 2001. He spent 8 years in active duty in security forces and infantry. In 2015, he graduated from Keiser University with an Associates in Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant and now works at the Port Charlotte office.
Travis enjoys spending time with his family and friends and is dedicated to his family, church, and patients.