JOI North Rehab Center

The JOI Rehabilitation North clinic is located in the Main Street Place Plaza off of North Main Street, down the street from the River City Marketplace. To find the office, drive to the back of the plaza and the clinic will be in the middle.  


12961 North Main Street, Suite 201 & 202
Jacksonville, FL 32218
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Appointment Line


Fax 757.5541

Hours of Operation

Monday 7AM-6:30PM

Tuesday 7AM-6:30PM

Wednesday 7AM-6:30PM

Thursday 7AM-6:30PM

Friday 7AM-6PM

Saturday 7AM-11AM

**Only open two Saturdays a month


*Saturday: 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month.

Providing rehab services to the North, Oceanway and Airport area of Jacksonville, Fl.

Physical Therapy Services

Rehab Services: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Hand Therapy


Demetria Velazquez, PT, DPT

Demetria Velazquez earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Texas State University in San Marcos, TX.  She has experience working with the outpatient orthopedic population, as well as with acute care and orthopedic patients post-operatively. She has a strong passion for helping people of all ages and activity levels. Prior to physical therapy school, Demetria earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Marketing from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. Demetria Velazquez was born and raised in San Antonio, TX. She danced professionally for the Alamo City Dance Company for 9 years. She was also captain of the Regis University Rangers dance team in college. Her involvement in dance sparked her interest in the human body and movement, which ultimately led to her pursuing a career in physical therapy.

Alex Bigale PTA

Alex Bigale, PTA

Associate of Science in Microbiology and Cell Sciences (Chipola College, 2013)
Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (University of Central Florida, 2016)
Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant (Florida State College at Jacksonville, 2017)

Alexander Bigale is a Florida native who grew up playing baseball.  He went on to play baseball for Chipola College while earning his A.S. before transferring to the University of Central Florida to focus on his bachelor’s degree.  Alex then decided to attend FSCJ to become a physical therapist assistant.  Since becoming licensed, Alex has clinical experience in outpatient orthopedics, skilled nursing rehab, and balance/vestibular rehabilitation. Alex has been a member of the JOI rehab team since 2018.

Niki Kelley, PT, DPT, ATC

Niki Kelley, PT, DPT, ATC

Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training (Texas Christian University, 2013)
Doctorate of Physical Therapy (University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, 2015)

Niki graduated from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2015 with her doctorate in physical therapy with an emphasis in manual therapy. During her clinical experiences she treated a wide variety of patient’s including pediatrics, acute care and various sports and orthopaedic injuries. Prior to becoming a Physical Therapist, Niki graduated from Texas Christian University, with a Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training, and worked with various D1 collegiate and professional athletes. She is currently working towards obtaining his Manual Therapy Certification from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences.

Emily Kolar, PT, DPT

Emily Kolar, PT, DPT

Bachelor of Science in Sport and Exercise Science for Human Performance (University of Central Florida, 2015)
Doctorate of Physical Therapy (University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, 2018)

Emily Kolar is from Venice, FL where she participated in a variety of sports growing up. These include soccer in high school which resulted in an injury that led not only to surgery, but also to discovering her dream of becoming a physical therapist. Emily graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2015. She graduated with a Major in Sport and Exercise Science for Human Performance, and Minor in Fitness Training. She then attended the University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences where she earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2018. Emily has clinical experience in a variety of therapy settings including outpatient, inpatient, aquatics, and vestibular. She is passionate about patient care and applying evidence based practice.

Kim Segler, OTR/L, CHT

Kim Segler, OTR/L, CHT

Kim Segler has worked in a variety of settings including acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation, orthopaedics, and home health care. She has also worked with the JOI hand surgeons since 1997, and joined JOI rehabilitation in 2004.

Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy (University of Florida,1988)
Certified in Hand Therapist (CHT), (2001)

Taylor Adams

Taylor Adams, Front Desk

Taylor is a Graduate of Frank H. Peterson Academy. She will be continuing her education in the medical field while expanding her experience and knowledge at JOI. Taylor loves the beach as well as traveling.

Lisa Boddie

Lisa Boddie, Site Coordinator

Lisa has worked in the medical field for over 20 years as a Medical Assistant. She has been with JOI MD since 2012 and transferred to Rehab in 2018.

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