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About Us

At Axis Physiotherapy Institute, we offer the highest standard of patient care. Over the past decade, our Doctors of Physical Therapy have been treating patients with integrity, devotion, and compassion.

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Who We Are

Our mission is to effectively help the people of the Emerald Coast of Florida regain independence and improve overall quality of life using compassionate, individualized, and evidence-based practice.

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Dedicated Professionals


Jordan Brewer, PT, DPT, OCS, Cert. DN

Owner/ Physical Therapist

Dr. Brewer is originally from central Alabama. He received his Bachelors of Science from the University of Alabama in 2008. He continued his education at the University of South Alabama receiving his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2012. After graduation he began practicing as an outpatient Physical Therapist in the Florida panhandle. He continued with post graduate studies, becoming an APTA Board Certified Orthopaedic Specialist. Dr. Brewer has extensive experience in treating individuals with a diverse variety of diagnoses.


Matthew Leary, PT, DPT, ATC, Cert. DN

Owner/ Physical Therapist

Dr. Leary is a two time graduate from the University of Central Florida. His first degree was a Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training, which he received in 2008. After practicing as an Athletic Trainer, he continued his education, receiving his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2012. Once graduated he began practicing as an outpatient Physical Therapist. Dr. Leary has extensive education in sports/orthopedic rehabilitation with athletes of all ages, as well as, significant experience with neurological and balance/vestibular rehabilitation. He is Titleist Performance Institute Certified and currently resides in Niceville, FL (his childhood home) with his wife and four children. 

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Curtis Darrah, PT, DPT, ATC, Cert. DN

Physical Therapist

Dr. Darrah grew up in Malta, Montana on his family’s farm and ranch before completing his Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training followed by his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota. During his professional career he has had the opportunity to assist with the rehabilitation of injuries throughout a wide variety of individuals. He and his wife love being outdoors, playing sports, golfing, hunting, camping and fishing and are excited to experience everything this beautiful part of the country has to offer! 

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Alexandria Miller, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Dr. Miller grew up in Scranton, PA, where she resided until finishing her doctoral education.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management at Misericordia University (2015), and followed that with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy also at Misericordia University (2018). During her time in college, she ran track and cross country. She has used her DPT to work with patients of all ages, and levels of function. Her passion is working with military individuals, however, enjoys working with patients of all ranges. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Miller continues to enjoy running. She also keeps an active lifestyle with her husband and their chocolate lab.

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Kristin Kaskie, PT, DPT, CCI, Cert. DN

Physical Therapist

Dr. Kaskie was raised in a military family and as a child lived in Germany, New England, and Florida. She received her BS in Exercise Science at Western Kentucky University (2008), where she was a member of the soccer team. Following her undergraduate education, she pursued her Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy at Regis University (2012) in Denver, Colorado. She practices patient-centered evidence-based approach to treatment utilizing manual therapy techniques and specializes in neurological rehabilitation. She enjoys working with patients of all ages. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Kaskie enjoys being active with her husband and two young boys, golf, and travel.


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