Meet the Team

Dr. Mark A. Pierce, D.C., B.C.A.O., Executive Director/Owner

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.


Kyle S. Jackson, D.C., Co-Executive Director/Case Manager

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, Kyle 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, Kyle went on to play the game he loved and joined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after graduating from UF.

Following his football career, Kyle 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, Kyle began his chiropractic career where he received his first chiropractic adjustment at Mark Pierce Chiropractic Clinic, now known as Physical Healthcare of Jacksonville. Kyle 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., 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

Dr. Alexandra Hatcher, who we call Dr. Lexi, is our resident Physical Therapist. She graduated from Temple University Summa Cum Laude with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2019.
While completing her doctorate program, she completed advanced coursework in vestibular and geriatric care. Through her clinical experience, Dr. Lexi has gained the professional tools to effectively treat a variety of orthopedic, neurological, cardiopulmonary, and geriatric conditions by using a multifaceted approach of manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, and functional activities. She actively pursues continuing education opportunities so she may apply the most relevant and cutting edge research to her treatment.
Dr. Hatcher has been board certified through the Florida Board of Physical Therapy after passing the national Federation of State Boards exam in July 2019. She is also a certified BLS provider.
She is from Philadelphia, PA, and is relatively new to the Jacksonville area. When she is not delivering care to patients, she enjoys the nearby beach, biking, and distance running with her husband.

Rebecca Morris, MSN, APRN, Nurse Practitioner

Rebecca Morris, APRN received her undergraduate degree from Jacksonville University and Chamberlain College of Nursing. Rebecca graduated in 2014 on the President’s list from Maryville University of St. Louis. After graduation, she spent five years in Jacksonville, Florida working at a local hospice company where she was the very first practitioner hired to help build her department. In this role she traveled through 5 counties (Nassau, Clay, Duval, Baker, and St. Johns) in order to visit patients in their homes and at facilities. She provided primary care, end of life care and palliative hospice care. In January 2020, Rebecca joined the team at Physical Healthcare of Jacksonville to help collaborate with our physicians to help manage patients healthcare and injuries, reduce pain and improve quality of life.

Rebecca administers trigger point injections/therapy, joint, and bursae injections. She provides regenerative cell therapy and platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) under the clinic’s pain management program. She is available to administer vitamin injections and other injections to help boost your metabolism.

Rebecca has collaborated with our physicians in order to provide a new program in order to consult with you as our patient to provide individualized nutritional consultation, as well as, safe and effective hormonal management through our partnership with Xymogen. She can consult with you, and based on your individualized needs, a formula will be designed for you based on the most current research and technology.

When she’s not caring for her patients, Rebecca enjoys spending time exercising, going to events with friends, and singing.