Fleming Island or Clay County

JOI Fleming Island or Clay County Rehab Center

Fleming Island JOI Physical Therapy.

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1747 Baptist Clay Drive, Suite 210
Fleming Island, FL 32003
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Appointment Line 

904.621.0396 • Fax 621.0397

Hours of Operation
Monday 7AM-6PM
Tuesday 7AM-6PM
Wednesday 7AM-6PM
Thursday 7AM-6PM
Friday 7AM-6PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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.

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Physical Therapy Services

Rehab Services: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy


Terri J Ahern, OTR/L

Terri J Ahern, OTR/L

Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and Minor in Psychology (University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee)

Terri Ahern, OT, Hand Therapy Director

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.

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Carissa Aquino, PT, DPT, ATC/L

Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training (University of North Florida, 2016)  

Doctor of Physical Therapy (University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, 2022)  

Carissa Aquino, PT, DPT, ATC/L, graduated from the University of North Florida in 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training.  Following graduation, she worked as a certified athletic trainer for 3 years.  During this time, she served the middle and high school student athletes of Clay County.  She then decided to pursue a career in physical therapy and received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2022. Carissa enjoys being in the orthopedic setting, working with the geriatric population, and utilizing manual therapy.  She is currently treating patients at the JOI Rehab office in Fleming Island.

Lisa Chekanowsky, MS, ATC, LAT, PES

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 Chekanowsky, ATC

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.

Lisa currently works in the clinical setting at the JOI Rehab Fleming Island Clinic.

Justin Delicato – Site Coordinator, PTA

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.

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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.  Courtney is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of St Augustine.  She has experience in both outpatient and skilled nursing settings.  She loves 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.


Yasmine Resto, Front Desk Specialist

Yasmine was born and raised in Florida. Family is very important to her. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and being outside enjoying gardening or the beaches. Before coming to JOI, Yasmine spent 5 years working at an assisted living facility.




Makayla Sterner, Front Desk Specialist

Makayla was born and raised in Florida and developed a deep appreciation for its natural beauty and warm weather. Family is extremely important to her. She is blessed to have a loving and supportive husband and son. You can often find Makayla at the baseball fields cheering on her son from the bleachers.

Makalya has over 10 years in customer service roles, where she has been able to combine her natural empathy with her strong communication and organizational skills. She takes pride in going above and beyond to ensure customer satisfaction.

Amberly Bell at JOI Rehab 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.

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