Change Your Scar,
You May Just Change Your Life!

Physical Therapy in Youngsville, LA

Scars impact the body on physical, emotional, mental and movement levels. The appearance or pain from scars can cause you to feel uncomfortable or be unhappy with how you look or function. Scars are often a root cause of pain and movement problems in the body. 


At Cedar Physical Therapy and Wellness, you will find the scar treatment and/or physical therapy you need to reduce scar appearance, decrease pain, improve movement and heal more fully. Whether you’re going through plastic surgery or C-section recovery, have a burn to heal, or have scars for any other reason, we offer the assistance you need to help restore your appearance, movement and strength so you can feel more confident once again.

Dr. Melancon, PT, DPT treats men, women and children for orthopedic, neurological, developmental, scarring and wellness issues. 

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We provide non-invasive scar treatment, pelvic floor PT and physical therapy for rehabilitation after injuries, surgeries, skin traumas, pregnancy, birth and post-partum issues.  We educate you through every step of the journey. We provide resources and complimentary services like KinesioTaping, use of high quality essential oils and fittings for Ruby Ribbon camis, demiettes, shapewear and sportswear/clothing. 

Dr. Jen loves to put on her detective hat and go on a journey with you through your past to help you feel and move better in your present and for your future.  


We will do a thorough review of your symptoms and past medical/surgical history along with a full-body movement assessment. These are the building blocks of creating a rehabilitation plan to help you achieve your movement, health, and wellness goals. 

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Foundation to Optimal Movement at All Ages

Are you suffering with any of these "common" issues?

  • Pelvic pain

  • Incontinence

    • bladder leakage with coughing, sneezing, jumping, running, or not being near a potty​

  • Bowel function 

    • Constipation​

  • Interstitial Cystitis

  • Pregnancy changes to the pelvic floor

  • Post-partum recovery or return to desired activity level

  • Recent abdominal or pelvic surgery

  • Complications from prior scar tissue or surgeries/procedures

  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse

    • Bladder, uterus, rectum may descend due to lacking necessary support in the pelvic floor. "My organs are falling out!"​


Common does not mean "Normal".  Help is available.


I went here after feeling like I couldn't sit up or walk properly. It was like I had no core and my spine was like Jell-O. I left being able to walk straight and feeling 10 times better than when I walked in. Thanks, Jen! You helped this mom of 4 function better than ever.



Dr. Jennifer Melancon, PT, DPT

Dr. Jen is a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Lafayette, LA. She graduated from ULL in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and The University of South Alabama in 2012 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She has experience treating patients across the lifespan with physical therapy. She is passionate about helping people lead their best life through physical therapy and wellness with a holistic outlook. Dr. Jen is “The Scar Lady” and loves to educate and teach about how changing your scar can change your life. Dr. Jen enjoys having deep conversations, quality time with family and friends, hiking, and traveling in the US and the world. 


Dr. Jen is the author of Scars: More Than Skin Deep

The Scar Lady is a Division of Cedar Physical Therapy and Wellness, PLLC