Nassau Rehab

The JOI Nassau/Fernandina Beach office is located on Amelia Island at Baptist Nassau. We are located in Medical office B on the third floor. When walking in, take the elevator on the right to the third floor. Our office is on the right and down the hall.

Nassau Fernandina JOI Physical Therapy

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JOI Nassau Rehab Center

2020 Bold City Best Winner

2020 Bold City Best Winner

1348 18th Street South, Suite 320a Fernandina Beach, FL. 32034

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Appointment Line


Fax: 557.9022

Hours of Operation

Monday 7AM-6PM

Tuesday 7:30AM-5PM

Wednesday 7AM-6PM

Thursday 7AM-6PM

Friday 7AM-6PM

Saturday Call for more information


Rehab Services

The Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute Rehabilitation has 10 Physical Therapy Centers in the Northeast Florida Region. One of our locations is in Nassau County/Fernandina Beach.

JOI Rehab at Nassau offers numerous services to accommodate your physical therapy needs for joint pain, back issues or sports injuries. We also offer Occupational Therapy to patients looking to get the independence they experienced prior to injury. Most of our Occupational Therapists are also Certified Hand Therapists (CHT), specializing in evaluating and treating injuries and conditions of the upper extremity. No matter what your injury is, the team at JOI will work together with your Orthopedic Physician to achieve the best outcome for each patient.


Fernandina Beach Shark Bite Victim Able to Walk Again

It’s been more than two months since a shark clamped down on Dustin Theobald’s right foot, but now he is well on the road to recovery. Here at JOI, we are honored to play such a vital role in our patient’s lives. It is very rewarding to know that we can help our patients get back to doing what they love. Follow the link below to watch a video about Dustin’s road to recovery:

JOI Rehab Staff Members

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Adam Hutchison PT, DPT – Site Coordinator

Bachelor of Science in Biology (Purdue University, 2014)
Doctorate of Physical Therapy (University of Dayton, 2018)

Adam is originally from the Chicago-land Area and moved to Jacksonville shortly after graduate school.  While in PT school Adam fulfilled multiple clinical rotations all over the country, with a special focus on orthopedics and sports medicine. During his final year at the University of Dayton, Adam was able to complete an Independent Study at DePaul University in Chicago working with Division I college athletes. Adam started working at JOI in June 2018 and currently splits his time between the San Marco and Nassau clinics. In his off time Adam enjoys exercising, playing soccer and spending time outside with friends and family. Adam is the site coordinator for the JOI Nassau Physical Therapy Clinic.

Laura Kreger, OTR/L, CHT

Laura Kreger, OTR/L, CHT

Bachelor or Science in Occupational Therapy (University of Illinois at Chicago 1988)

Laura graduated with honors from University of Illinois at Chicago in 1988. She has spent her career focusing on orthopedic upper extremity rehabilitation. Laura became a Certified Hand Therapist in 1993. Since that time she has taken many opportunities to further her education. She’s done this through continuing education, membership in professional organizations such as American Society of Hand Therapist, hand study groups and further certifications such as; Graston soft tissue technique, kinesio taping, LSVT BIG. Laura takes a hands on approach to therapy. Her goal is to achieve the highest level of function for her clients. Throughout her career Laura has always worked closely with the hand surgeons she works with to provide the best care for her clients through good communication regarding diagnosis and treatment options.

Zach Lewis, LMT

Zach Lewis, LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist (Alpha School of Massage, 2017)

My name is Warren Zachary Lewis, and I am Licensed Massage Therapist and a former Certified Personal Trainer through ISSA (International Sports Science Association). Some of the things I enjoy doing are hiking, traveling, working out, and taking care of my plants. I have always strived to have a positive impact on people’s lives. My passion for massage began at the age of 12.  Zach started out practicing on friends and family members and now years later here I am.  I enjoy making that passion into a reality and love the sense of accomplishment that I get from helping improve the lives of others. I specialize in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports, Hot Stone, Ashiatsu (Barefoot Massage), and Neuromuscular Therapy.

Zach currently is working at the JOI Rehab Nassau clinic. Finally, to schedule an appointment with him, please call 904-557-9021 or click below.

Joe Stubits, PTA

Joe Stubits, PTA

Bachelor of Science  in Health Sciences (University of Central Florida, 2009)

Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant (Florida State College at Jacksonville, 2014)

Joe Stubits is a native of Fernandina Beach, FL where he grew up playing multiple sports. While in middle school, Joe sustained a significant knee injury requiring surgery and months of Physical Therapy. Once he was able to return to playing sports, Joe he wanted to work in the Physical Therapy field.  To help others return to their hobbies and sports like he was able to.

Since becoming a licensed PTA, Joe has had clinical experience in outpatient, skilled nursing and home health settings and has had the opportunity to work with patients with sports injuries, orthopedic, neurological, cardiac and medically complex conditions. Joe has been a member of the JOI rehab team since 2016.

Mariah True

Mariah True, PTA

Associates in Exercise Science (University of North Florida)
Physical Therapy Assistant (Florida State College of Jacksonville, 2019)

Mariah True was born in Maine and has moved to several different states throughout the East, West, and Gulf Coast. For the past eight years Fernandina Beach, FL has been her home. Mariah graduated from Florida State College of Jacksonville in 2019 and became a licensed PTA in 2020. Prior to becoming a Physical Therapist Assistant, Mariah attained her Associates in Exercise Science from the University of North Florida. Mariah recently joined the JOI team in 2021 and is splitting her time between the Nassau, Arlington, and North clinics. In her free time she enjoys traveling, working out, and spending time with her family and friends.

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