Jeffrey D. Lipp, DC, DACBSP®, FIAMA
Dr. Lipp is originally from rural southwestern Pennsylvania, south of Pittsburgh. He transferred in the middle of his junior year of high school to attend The Bolles School, where he played football and track & field. After graduating Bolles, Dr. Lipp attended and played football at The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) before transferring to Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). Dr. Lipp played quarterback for the Arena Football 2, Jacksonville Tomcats in their inaugural 2000 season before an injury ended his season.
Dr. Lipp then entered Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. He then played for the 2002 Quad City Steamwheelers while attending Palmer. He completed his Sports Injury and Rehabilitation internship, and became Board Certified for Physiotherapy in 2003 through the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. He graduated from Palmer in 2004 then became Board Certified for Chiropractic through the Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine. He completed his Fellowship from the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture (FIAMA) and became Board Certified for Acupuncture in 2006 through the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine. Dr. Lipp is also a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) and a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians (DACBSP®). The experience Dr. Lipp has as a former professional quarterback allows him to relate with his patient’s injuries and their pain.
Dr. Lipp and his wife, Amanda, live in St. Augustine with their three children, Grace, Lauren, and Max.
Christopher T. Brown, DPT
Dr. Brown received his Bachelor’s in Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences from Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy with the highest honor, Summa Cum Laude. He served as Slippery Rock’s Graduate Assistant for Gross Anatomy Lab while also teaching cadaveric dissection labs giving him superior anatomical knowledge. He completed a clinical affiliation with the world-renowned University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania working with patients presenting with a wide variety of health conditions including: spinal cord injury, neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Multiple Sclerosis, in addition to treating orthopedic conditions non-operatively, pre-operatively and post-operatively.
Dr. Brown is the only physical therapist in north Florida currently authorized to perform Active Release Techniques (ART) treating a wide variety of pathologies throughout the body. Dr. Brown is the “physical therapist version of Dr. Lipp” while also using what he learned at Slippery Rock and UPMC, providing the best of both worlds to treat his patients. He is excited about joining Dr. Lipp at Active Health Care, introducing the “new age of physical therapy” to Jacksonville and surrounding areas, meeting new people, and most of all making a difference in his patient’s health and well-being.
Matthew McKay, ACSM
Matthew is an Applied Exercise and Health Specialist receiving his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Health & Kinesiology from Purdue University. He is an American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Personal Trainer, KVEST Level 3 Certified Fitness Professional, as well as a Titleist Performance Institute Certified Fitness Professional. Whether it is training through Active Health’s Functional Motion Training (FMT) service, working on your golf fitness in our Golf Lab, or teaching corrective exercises, Matthew’s goals are to improve function and overall performance for you.
Joshua Gregoire, MS, ATC-L, NASM-PES
Joshua complete his Bachelor of Science Degree in Athletic Training from High Point University in 2010. In 2011, he completed his Master of Science Degree in Athletic Training from California University of Pennsylvania. During 2010-2011 Joshua worked as a Graduate Assistant at California University of Pennsylvania with the Men’s and Women’s Track, Cross-Country and Women’s Tennis.
More recently he worked as an intern with the Saint Leo University baseball team from 2011-2012. The following year he interned with the Atlanta Falcons and since 2013, has been working as the Director of Sports Medicine for the Jacksonville Sharks.