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.
1348 18th Street South, Suite 320a Fernandina Beach, FL. 32034
Hours of Operation
Saturday Call for more information
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.
- Custom Splinting and Foot Orthotics
- Dartfish™ Biomechanical Analysis
- Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
- Foot Management
- Graston Technique (Soft Tissue Mobilization)
- Hand Therapy
- Medical Laser Services
- Occupational Therapy
- Post-Operative Therapy
- Pre-Operative Programs
- Physical Therapy
- Spine & Back Educational Programs
- Sport Injury Rehabilitation
- Work Injury Rehabilitation
Fernandina Beach Shark Bite Victim Able to Walk Again
Adam Hutchison, PT, DPT
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.
Kathryn Jackson, Front Desk
Bachelor of Science in Integrative Health Science (Stetson University, 2016)
Associate of Science in Physical Therapist (Florida State College of Jacksonville, 2019)
Kathryn Jackson is an Amelia Island native and is active in her local church. She spends a great deal of time with the youth in Fernandina and has fostered a great relationship with the local community. When not working, Kathryn enjoys playing volleyball, participating in local and international mission work, and spending time with friends, family, and her two cats, Tarzan & Jazz. Kathryn was a PT tech in the past and was formerly a student here at JOI Rehab Nassau. She enjoyed her time in the clinic so much that she jumped at the opportunity to join the team in March 2020.
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.
Amelia Son- PTA, Site Coordinator
Bachelor of Art in Dance Studies (University of South Florida, 2008)
Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant (Florida State College of Jacksonville, 2015)
Amelia Son is a graduate from Florida State College of Jacksonville. During her clinical experience, Amelia focused on sports and Orthopaedic injuries. Not only did she work with younger athletes, but also had the opportunity to work with older athletes who just “wanted to stay in the game.” Prior to becoming a Physical Therapist Assistant, Amelia attained a Bachelors of Arts in Dance Studies from the University of South Florida and is classically trained in ballet and modern. Upon graduation, Amelia presented a dissertation. This explained the benefit of having biannual PT screenings on the students of the dance department. Amelia is now pursuing her Masters of Health Care Administration from Purdue University Global! Amelia is looking towards teaching dance again in her spare time and is excited to continue on her journey with JOI.