Dr. Mark A. Pierce, D.C., B.C.A.O., Executive Director/Owner/Chiropractor
Dr. Mark A. Pierce is one of only 14 Board-Certified Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractors in the state of Florida and has been in practice for 30 years, serving Jacksonville and the surrounding communities.
Dr. Pierce graduated from Life University in 1989, where he received his Doctorate of Chiropractic. He is a fourth generation chiropractor and began his career under the direction of his father, Dr. Burton A. Pierce Jr. at Pierce Chiropractic Clinic. During this time, Dr. Pierce became a Board-Certified Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractor and a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician.
Dr. Pierce has partnered with many of the local sports communities and served as the team chiropractor for several professional teams including the Jacksonville Bullets, Jacksonville Lizard Kings, Jacksonville Barracudas, Jacksonville Suns and Jacksonville Cyclones. Currently, Dr. Pierce is the official team chiropractor for the Jacksonville Armada.
In early 2000, Dr. Pierce opened his first practice, Mark Pierce Chiropractic Clinic. He expanded the clinic in 2013 to Physical Healthcare of Jacksonville, ensuring his patients would receive the best chiropractic care, as well as medical and rehabilitation care. By combining the components of medicine he felt best complemented chiropractic, Physical Healthcare of Jacksonville proudly offers a holistic approach to healthcare.
Dr. Kyle S. Jackson, D.C., Co-Executive Director/Chiropractor
Dr. Kyle S. Jackson graduated from the University of Florida (UF) with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. He also played football for the university from 2004-2008 and was a member of the 2006 National Championship team. During his football career, Dr. Jackson sustained a career-ending back injury requiring surgery. He was told he would never play football again. He opted out of surgery and began chiropractic treatment with Dr. Mark Pierce at Mark Pierce Chiropractic Clinic. Not only did he heal from his injury, Dr. Jackson went on to play the game he loved and joined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after graduating from UF.
Following his football career, Dr. Jackson continued to be amazed by the miraculous healing he’d experienced from his chiropractic care. As a result, he enrolled in the Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2009 and graduated in 2012, receiving his Doctorate of Chiropractic. During this time, he also received training in sports therapy, allowing him to attend city sporting events and perform chiropractic treatments and therapies for participating athletes. After graduation, Dr. Jackson began his chiropractic career where he received his first chiropractic adjustment at Mark Pierce Chiropractic Clinic, now known as Physical Healthcare of Jacksonville. Dr. Jackson also leads our educational seminars on regenerative cell therapy.
Dr. Marc Blatt, D.O., Medical Director
Dr. Marc B. Blatt is a practicing Hospitalist in Jacksonville specializing in Internal Medicine.
He graduated from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Florida.
Dr. Blatt currently practices at Jacksonville Hospitalists, PA and he’s affiliated with Memorial Hospital and Baptist Medical Center Beaches.
Dr. Blatt is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Matthew D. Pierce, D.C., Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractor
Dr. Matthew D. Pierce, who we call Dr. Matt, specializes in Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic care and has been in practicing for 29 years, serving Jacksonville and the surrounding communities.
Dr. Matt graduated from Life University in 1991, where he received his Doctorate of Chiropractic. He is a fourth generation chiropractor and began his career under the direction of his father, Dr. Burton A. Pierce Jr. at Pierce Chiropractic Clinic. After his father retired, he joined forces with his brother, Dr. Mark A. Pierce, at Physical Healthcare of Jacksonville.
Dr. Alexandra “Lexi” Hatcher, DPT, Physical Therapist
Angeline Leong, PA-C, MPAS, RD, Physician Assistant | Registered Dietitian
In 2013, Angeline accepted a position as a Family Practice Physician Assistant in Kaneohe, Hawaii where she enjoyed working with the diverse polynesian population and living the island life. She returned home to Florida in 2016 to specialize in Internal Medicine, Pain Management, and Geriatric Medicine.
Angeline also holds a Masters Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics and is a Registered Dietitian. She is passionate about healthy living through exercise and sensible diet. She believes that food is medicine.
In her free time, Angeline enjoys running on the beach and is a self proclaimed foodie.
Her purpose statement in life is –
Always take the high road
Jennifer Plut, AP, LMT, Acupuncturist | Massage Therapist
Jennifer Plut, AP, LMT is Anodyne of Jacksonville’s resident Acupuncture Physician and Massage Therapist. Jennifer received her certification as a Licensed Massage Therapist in 2000 and has been practicing massage therapy for over 20 years. Jennifer went on to further her healthcare career by enrolling at Florida College of Integrative Medicine in 2009 where she graduated in 2012 with her Master of Science Degree in Oriental Medicine.
Jennifer specializes in acupuncture, acupoint injection therapy, and Chinese herbs for pain management. Conditions and ailments Jennifer commonly treats are injury-related pain, joint pain, sciatica, headaches, muscle sprains, allergies, depression & anxiety, insomnia, menstrual issues, and digestive issues.
In her free time, Jenny loves to cook, bake, and spend time outside in nature and at the beach.
Ashley Beech-Mavrantzas,LCSW, Mental Health Counselor