JOI University / Arlington Rehab Center
1301 Monument Rd., Suite 14
Jacksonville, FL 32225
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Appointment Line 904.733.9948
Hours of Operation
Rehab Services: physical therapy, occupational therapy, hand therapy
- Back School
- Custom Splinting and Foot Orthotics
- Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
- Foot Management
- Hand Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Post-Operative Therapy
- Pre-Operative Programs
- Physical Therapy
- Spine & Back Educational Programs
- Sport Injury Rehabilitation
- Work Injury Rehabilitation
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)
Alex 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.
Diana Cratem, OTR/L, CHT
Bachelor of Science, Occupational Therapy (Our Lady of the Rosary Bogota Colombia, 1990)
Diana has been an Occupational Therapist since 1990 and has worked in a variety of setting including Baptist hospital and JOI. She is also a Certified Hand Therapist since 2000. She continues to be an asset to this rehabilitation office with her knowledge of the functioning of the hand. Diana is also fluent in Spanish.
Chad Evans, PT, MPT – Site Coordinator
Bachelor of Science, Health Education/Wellness (University of Florida, 1993)
Master of Physical Therapy (University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, 1999)
Chad has been a licensed physical therapist since 1999. He has worked in a variety of outpatient settings. He is an original member of the JOI rehab team. Since 2009 he has been the Site Coordinator for JOI’s University office and has now transitioned to being the Site Coordinator at JOI’s Arlington office. For the past 7 years, he has been the team physical therapist for Jacksonville University’s athletic program. He continues to stay up-to-date with the latest in orthopedic care while rooting for the Gators and Jags.
Katie Trumble, PT, DPT, ATC
Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training (University of North Florida, 2007)
Doctorate of Physical Therapy (University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, 2010)
Prior to joining JOI, Katie managed an outpatient clinic working with people with various orthopedic conditions and helping with local high school athletics. She has worked in the outpatient setting since graduating from the University of St. Augustine, where she focused on manual therapeutic techniques and sports medicine. Katie found her passion for physical therapy while playing soccer in high school, club, and collegiately, and still enjoys running, yoga, and Jaguars football. She is interested in pursuing certifications in manual therapy and orthopedic specialist.
Micaela Hill, Rehabilitation Technician
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Jacksonville University, 2018)
Micaela grew up in central Florida and attended Jacksonville University on a Division I rowing scholarship. She interned with Jacksonville Orthopedic Institute in 2017 and 2018. Micaela joined the JOI team in 2018 as a Rehabilitation Technician. Micaela is currently working to complete her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy at Jacksonville University. She anticipates to complete her degree in 2021. She enjoys spending time at the beach, running, and spending time with her deaf dog, Orchid.
Linda Knight – Intake Coordinator, Front Desk
Linda is along time resident of Jacksonville and graduated from Englewood High school, GO RAMS! Attended FSCJ. She has worked in the Rehabilitation front desk field for approximately 19 years. Linda previously worked for Healthsouth physical therapy. She joined JOI in 2008 and has worked in multiple JOI rehab locations. Linda received the Jim Harrison Award for Excellence in Customer Service in 2017. She enjoys spending time with her puppy dog Miss Rusty and taking cruises.