JOI Fleming Island or Clay County Rehab Center
1747 Baptist Clay Drive, Suite 210
Fleming Island, FL 32003
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904.621.0396 • Fax 621.0397
Hours of Operation
Saturday 7:00AM-11:00AM *only the 2 Saturdays per month. Please confirm your appointment.
The JOI Rehab Fleming location is one of the largest Physical and Occupation Therapy Centers in Fleming Island. It is located in the Baptist Fleming/Clay County Campus, off of US-17. To find the clinic, take the elevator to the second floor and it will be on your right. JOI Rehab Fleming offers Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Hand Therapy, Massage Therapy, Sports Rehab, DME or Bracing, Graston Therapy, KT Taping and Return to Sport Services. We work closely with your JOI Physician, but we also work with any physician who prescribes one of our services. Our goal is to return you to your prior level of function with good customer service.
Physical Therapy Services
- Custom Splinting and Foot Orthotics
- Dartfish™ Biomechanical Analysis – Cycling (Bicycle Fitting)
- Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
- Foot Management
- Graston Technique (Soft Tissue Mobilization)
- Hand Therapy
- Orthopedic Occupational Therapy
- Orthopedic Physical Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Post-Operative Therapy
- Pre-Operative Programs
- Spine & Back Educational Programs
- Sport Injury Rehabilitation
- Work Injury Rehabilitation
- Fast Track Spine Program
Terri J Ahern, OTR/L
Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and Minor in Psychology (University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee)
Terri has experience in multiple setting including UE orthopedics , pediatrics, and general inpatient rehabilitation specializing in spinal cord injuries. Terri has been an active military spouse for 26 yrs. Completed the AOTA Fieldwork Educator Certification Program(FWECP) and Graston Certification.
Emily Barton, DPT
Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology (Jacksonville University, 2018)
Doctorate of Physical Therapy (University of Maryland, 2021)
Emily is originally from Annapolis, MD. She graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology at Jacksonville University in 2018. While at JU, she was a member of the Women’s lacrosse team. After undergrad, she received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2021. In her free time, she enjoys the warm weather and likes to spend time at the beach.
Lisa Chekanowsky, MS, ATC, LAT, PES
Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training (Duquesne University, 2007)
Master of Science in Exercise Science with a concentration in Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention (California University of Pennsylvania, 2009)
Lisa received her Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA) in 2007. She continued on to earn a Masters degree in Exercise Science. She did this while working as a Graduate Intern at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, where she was the Athletic Trainer for the Men’s Football, Wrestling, and Women’s Softball teams. After moving to Florida, Lisa worked as the Head Athletic Trainer at Flagler Palm Coast High School in Palm Coast, FL. Lisa joined JOI in July of 2012.
Justin Delicato – Site Coordinator, PTA
Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant (Concorde Career Institute, 2013)
Justin Delicato has worked at Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute since 2008 as a Rehabilitation Technician at the San Marco Rehab Office. After completing his PTA program, he relocated to the Fleming Island Office. Justin took on the role of site coordinator in 2016.
Courtney Laymon, PTA
Courtney is from Orange Park, FL and became a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant in 2017 graduating from Iowa Western. She has a bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences from Bellevue University and is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of St Augustine. Courtney has experience in both outpatient and skilled nursing settings working with a variety of diagnoses including orthopedics, neurological injury/disease, sports rehab, and pediatrics.
Outside of work Courtney enjoys cooking, watching movies, and going on airplane flights with her personal pilot and husband, Kalen.
Kaylee Munch, MOT, OTR/L
Master of Occupational Therapy (University of Pittsburgh, 2016)
Drew Zachary, PT, DPT
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition & Dietetics (Clemson University, 2015)
Doctorate in Physical Therapy (University of St. Augustine, 2019)
Drew is from Greenville, SC but has been in Florida for 4 years now. He attended Clemson University and graduated with his Bachelors in Nutrition and Dietetics. He then went on to receive his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. When he is not at work, Drew enjoys watching football, taking his dog Tucker to the park, or finding new spots to grab a bite to eat. He has a passion for physical therapy and looks forward to helping you achieve your goals!
Drew currently is a physical therapist at the JOI Rehab in Fleming Island.
Amberly Bell, Intake Coordinator
Amberly was born in Jacksonville and raised in North Texas. She just moved back to Jacksonville and has spent 8 years working in childcare. Amberly is currently aspiring to be a radiologist. She joined the JOI Rehab Fleming Island team in 2021 as an intake coordinator.
Aisha George, LMT
Aisha, took a love for massage at a very young age. She started as young as 8 years old, rubbing on her parents’ aching feet and walking on their sore backs, to help relieve them of discomfort. She continued to exercise her healing touch throughout High School, as an athlete, there were always team members in need of soft tissue mobilization. It was destiny for her to continue her love for her massage after she graduated high school.
Licensed since 2004, she has continued to practice her endearment for helping people throughout their healing journey and she is always eager to learn new modalities. Currently a Licensed Massage Therapist and a Certified Medical Massage Practitioner. In her spare time, she likes to wire wrap crystals and gemstones to make beautiful jewelry to which she also holds a certification in Crystal Healing Therapy. Born a genuine humanitarian, she feels as if it’s her natural birth right to be a part of helping humanity heal.
Melinda Kirk, Front Desk
Melinda is a long time resident of Clay County. She has worked in the medical field for over 16 years as a Medical Billing & Coding Specialist, Medical Coder, and Customer Service Representative. Melinda Joined JOI in February 2017. She is active in her local church and enjoys crafting, camping, and spending time with her family.