Dr. Thaoly Dowdy and her family left Vietnam and moved to Jacksonville, Florida in 1991, and this is where they continue to make their home. She graduated high school from Stanton College Preparatory before continuing her educational career at the University of Florida. Here, Dr. Dowdy received her Bachelor's of Science in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology. UF was also where Dr. Dowdy's interest in health care continued to grow as she worked in the biomechanics lab. She finished her education at the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic, Florida campus. Following chiropractic school, Dr. Dowdy and her husband returned home to their Jacksonville family. In 2013, Dr. Dowdy took over our current office location. Jacksonville continues to be the place both she and her husband strive to improve the health and lives of their community!
Dr. Joshua Dowdy came to the United States as an infant, having been adopted by a local Jacksonville family. Since then, he has made Jacksonville his home. Dr. Josh met his wife during high school at Stanton College Preparatory, and he continued with her, receiving his Bachelor's of Science from the University of Florida and his Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic. Returning to Jacksonville after receiving his Doctorate, Dr. Josh spent time as an associate chiropractor but is the newest addition to the Pierce Chiropractic and Rehabilitation family! He takes a special interest in the care of the upper cervical area of the spine, but he also takes an active role in rehab/corrective exercise planning due to his backgrounds in both exercise science and the martial arts.
Dr. David Jendrisak: Chiropractic Physician
Dr. David Jendrisak grew up in Goldsboro, North Carolina where he attended East Carolina University and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology in 2008. He possesses a great interest in health, exercise, and the body’s own ability to heal itself which guided him in the direction of obtaining his Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Upon completion of his undergraduate studies, Dr. Jendrisak moved to Florida to pursue his post graduate studies at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, Florida. He graduated with his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree in 2011. Dr. Jendrisak is eager and motivated to become a part of the Jacksonville community and provide exceptional chiropractic care.
Brittany is new to Jacksonville having recently moved from Hahira, Georgia with her husband and their dog-child, Leo. After completing an internship in Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation in 2015, Brittany received her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology from Valdosta State University. She is fairly new to Chiropractic having only been working in the area since 2017, but it did not take long for her to become a believer. She is an advocate for Chiropractic treatment and has not only witnessed the good that it can do, but has experienced it as well. She enjoys traveling, amusement parks, reading, Netflix binge-watching, the mountains, a variety of outdoor activities, arts and crafts, the occasional board game, spending time with her family, and helping others.
Brittany is excited about being in Jacksonville and discovering all that it has to offer!
Alex has been living in the Jacksonville area since he was a toddler and currently resides in Green Cove Springs. He received his Bachelors in Healthcare Administration in 2014 and soon after began working in insurance. Driven by the urge to leave his cubicle and his natural need to help others, Alex decided to pursue a career in massage therapy. He graduated from the Florida School of Advanced Bodywork in the summer of 2019 and joined the Pierce Chiropractic team in the fall of that same year.
Hillary was born and raised in Florida. She joined the team in February 2015. She worked as the office manager for a non-profit homeschool resource group for 11 years before coming to work for Pierce Chiropractic and Rehabilitation. She enjoys playing tennis, along with camping with her husband and 3 children.
“I have seen amazing transformations in patients in the short time I have been with working in the office. I have seen patients who have struggled with pain for years, finally find relief here in our office. It is very exciting to see patients finally get the relief they are seeking and to be excited about feeling better. I know some don’t view chiropractic care as their first option, but they really should!”
Brittany is a Jacksonville native. She is currently pursuing a degree in the nursing field and is really excited for the future. She enjoys fishing, hunting and various other outdoor activities. Her dream is owning a large piece of land where she can build a life and have as many animals as she wants. She has two dogs that constantly drive her nuts, but she wouldn't be the same without them.
Judy and her husband, Bill, moved to Jacksonville 6 years ago. She joined the practice in March 2016, bringing with her 10 years of experience in medical billing. Judy loves to cook, decorate and shop local thrift stores and estate sales. Her greatest joy is spending time with her 6 grandchildren.