Philippe was born in Paris, France. He obtained his Bachelor of Mathematics and Science of Nature before studying physical therapy.
He graduated from EFOM (Ecole Francase d'Orthopedie et de Massage - French School of Orthopedy and Massage) with the French State Diploma of Physical therapy, and later obtained his Masters Degree of Physical Therapy, French diploma of Kinesitherapie and Massage.
Philippe practiced physical therapy in the French Army and around Paris for several years before emigrating to Los Angeles in 1992.
He obtained his California PT license in October 1993.
Philippe was the Director of Rehab for Country Villa Rehab and Nursing centers for several years before he entered private practice in 1995, to join Corporesano Physical Therapy as its Clinical Director. The company eventually became Brighton Institute until August 2017.
Philippe acquired the practice and moved it to its new location: 1125 S. Beverly Dr., Suite 500, Los Angeles, California 90035.