Biography

Taylor Thun is a Physiotherapy Resident at Cleveland Clinic Canada. Ms. Thun is passionate about patient education, evidence-based practice and exercise prescription and has a strong background in exercise progression and return to sport. She has a particular interest in concussion and vestibular management as well as knee and ankle injuries.  

Ms. Thun first obtained her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (with distinction) from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She went on to complete her Master of Science in Physical Therapy at Queens University in Kingston. During this time as a student, she trained in the GLA:D® education and exercise program for knee and hip osteoarthritis. She also trained in post-op rehabilitation programs, pitch-side first responding and athletic baseline training.

Ms. Thun has experience assessing and treating neurological conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, Guillan-Barre syndrome, and traumatic brain injuries. She has worked closely with the neurological population to provide mobility aid prescription and fitting, gait training, as well as coordination, strength and balance training.

Passionate about the world of athletics, Ms. Thun acted as an Assistant Coach for the Halifax Alta Gymnastics Club, where she emphasized the importance of proper technique and safety to young recreational athletes. She also held the role of Student Athletic Trainer for the Dalhousie Varsity Track & Field Team. In this role, she treated athletes with injuries by applying athletic tape, deep tissue massage techniques, and tending to acute injuries as a first responder.

When she’s not treating patients, Ms. Thun enjoys hiking, snowboarding and road cycling. She is also a dedicated viewer of Formula One racing and the latest true crime documentaries. 

Education/Training

Master of Science
Queen's University
Physical Therapy
Kingston, ON
Bachelor of Science
Dalhousie University
Kinesiology
Halifax, NS

Certifications

  • Standard First Aid/CPR-HCP – The Canadian Red Cross Society

Specialty Interests

  • Concussion and vestibular management
  • Knee and ankle injuries

Professional Memberships

  • College of Physiotherapists of Ontario