Shawn Taylor, PT, FAAOMPT, Dip. Osteopractic

Shawn founded Taylor Rehab in 1999 with his first office location in Downtown Mooresville.  He expanded to a second location in the Mooresville Gateway Business Park in 2001.   With the growth of his practice, he moved the downtown office to a larger office in Morrison Plantation in 2006.  Shawn continues to work hands-on with patient care in the Mooresville Gateway location as well as overseeing all of the operational functions of both offices.  He has special expertise in manual therapy techniques, spinal and extremity manipulation as well as dry needling.  He has a passion for treating spinal dysfunction and pain, complex pain syndromes and headaches as well as general orthopedic conditions.

Shawn graduated with a business degree from the University of Florida in 1987 and received his PT degree from Florida International University in 1994 where he met his wife Janet who is also a physical therapist.  He played tennis both in college and professionally.   He was a 4-time All-SEC selection in college where he played #1 singles and #1 doubles for the Florida Gators.  Shawn and Janet have 3 children together. Shawn enjoys staying active, working out with F3 friends, running, hiking and yoga as well as spending time with his family.

Shawn is certified in dry needling and spinal manipulation through the American Academy of Manual Therapy (AAMT).   He completed a fellowship program in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy through AAMT.  He holds a diploma in Osteopractic, a 9-course sequence specializing in the application of best evidence for neuromuscular conditions with an emphasis on differential diagnosis and manual therapy interventions such as spinal manipulation, dry needling, cupping and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization.  He was accepted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists in 2019.  Shawn also serves as a mentor for AAMT Fellows- in –Training.


Janet Taylor, PT

Janet graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy in 1994. Janet also earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Emory University in 1987. Janet and Shawn met while at Florida International University. After graduating they began their lives together as traveling therapists, giving them the opportunity to enjoy traveling across the United States while beginning their careers in physical therapy. After settling in NC in 1998 Janet encouraged Shawn to open Taylor Rehab allowing him to utilize both his business and physical therapy degrees. Janet then spent time at home raising their family and currently works part time. Janet enjoys working with a variety of patient populations. She has taken many continuing education courses and most recently training in spinal and joint mobilization from Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars.

Janet has enjoyed raising their 3 children and spending time with both family and friends. Janet has a lifelong love of running and has run numerous marathons. She also enjoys yoga, hiking, traveling and spending time outdoors.


Kristine Fedorka, PT

Kristine graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy in 1989. She has worked exclusively in outpatient orthopedics and sports medicine throughout her career. She is a certified clinical instructor and has participated with several Universities mentoring student physical therapists. Kristine has completed numerous continuing education courses with an emphasis on utilizing manual techniques to address mechanical dysfunctions of the musculoskeletal system. She is credentialed through the American Academy of Manual Therapy (AAMT) in Dry Needling as well as being certified in Graston Technique instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization and Kinesio Taping. She enjoys working with post-operative recovery, repetitive injuries, sports-related injuries, and injury prevention.

Kristine has a broad knowledge of various fitness activities including; cross fit training, pilates, yoga, weight training, running, cycling and swimming. She is a PADI certified scuba diver, enjoys hiking, cycling, camping, and most other outdoor activities. She has 2 children who both participate in competitive athletics. Her husband competes regularly in triathlons and is a 2-time Ironman.


Melissa Bell, PT, DPT

Melissa joined the Taylor Rehab team in December 2013. She attended Clemson University where she received a Bachelors of Science in Health Science. She then attended East Carolina University where she received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. During her time at ECU, Melissa was a graduate assistant to Dr. Leslie Allison, PT, Ph.D., assistant professor specializing in geriatrics and fall prevention research. As a graduate research assistant she helped coordinate and run a free fall risk assessment clinic in the community. Her doctoral research was in the field of geriatric fall prevention and she was a co-winner of the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association 2011 Fall Conference student research poster presentation for development of a patented innovative clinical fall risk assessment tool. Melissa also took several special topics courses while at East Carolina, including in depth training in vestibular and balance disorders.

Melissa enjoys treating a variety of patient populations including geriatrics, spine pain, vestibular disorders, general orthopedics and sports injuries. She has completed extensive continuing education including training in spinal and peripheral joint mobilization from Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars. She is also credentialed through the American Academy of Manual Therapy (AAMT) in Dry Needling. Additionally she is certified in Graston Technique instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization and is trained in Kinesio Taping with the Kinesio Taping International Association.

Melissa lives in Mooresville, North Carolina with her husband Cameron. They both enjoy staying active through cycling, running, hiking, and kayaking Lake Norman.


Stephanie Campbell, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, Dip. Osteopractic

Stephanie joined the Taylor Rehab team in May 2016. She graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Florida after completing her Bachelor’s in Exercise Science. Like many physical therapists, she discovered the profession through injuries of her own while playing high school and collegiate club soccer. Stephanie has a passion for treating sports injuries, spine pain and general orthopedic injuries.

She is certified in Dry Needling and Spinal Manipulation through the American Academy of Manual Therapy (AAMT). Stephanie completed an APTA credentialed Fellowship in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy through AAMT and holds a Diploma in Osteopractic, a 9-course series specializing in application of the best evidence for neuromuscular conditions with an emphasis on differential diagnosis and the use of manual therapy interventions such as dry needling, spinal manipulation, cupping and instrument-assisted soft-tissue mobilization. She was accepted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists in 2019. Stephanie serves as a mentor for Fellows-in-Training as well as a Clinical Instructor for Doctor of Physical Therapy students and is constantly seeking to further her knowledge and skills as a physical therapist.

Stephanie has lived in North Carolina since 2015 and enjoys all outdoor activities. She loves hiking, weight lifting and yoga and is an active participant at a local Cross Fit box.


Annie Meske-Karns, PT, MPT

Annie Meske-Karns, MPT, was born and raised in Pennsylvania, finished her Masters Degree in Physical Therapy at Andrews University in Michigan in 1991, and now calls Mooresville, North Carolina, “home.” She has lived in Mooresville with her husband and three children for over 20 years.

Annie began her clinical experience in an orthopedic spine center in Michigan before moving to North Carolina. In North Carolina, she worked as an outpatient orthopedic clinician, hospital-based, for the next eleven years. She then joined the staff of Taylor Rehab. She has taught college laboratory courses to physical therapy students, has acted as a clinical instructor, has attended numerous continuing education courses with an emphasis on orthopedic manual treatment techniques, and is certified to perform dry needling with patients. Professionally, she enjoys treating orthopedic spine disorders focusing on manual techniques combined with exercise, education, and modalities.

Personally, she enjoys time with her family, gardening, and water activities on Lake Norman.

Aaron Meadows

Aaron Meadows, PT, DPT

Aaron joined the Taylor Rehab team in February 2019. He graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Wingate University after receiving his Bachelor’s in Exercise Science from Catawba College. Aaron discovered the profession of physical therapy through being a patient himself following a sports related injury when he was competing in collegiate baseball. Aaron understands what it is like to be on the receiving end of physical therapy interventions and he has a passion for helping others return to their lives in the way that he was once helped by his physical therapist. Prior to pursuing his Doctorate, Aaron worked as a PT tech in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he developed a passion for treating a variety of patient populations. Aaron is certified in Dry Needling, and has also continued his education in Spinal Manipulation through the American Academy of Manual Therapy (AAMT). Aaron believes that you should always continue to learn every day, and he plans to continue attending further courses throughout his career.

Aaron is a Mooresville, North Carolina local. His family established roots here in 1941 when his great-grandfather relocated to the area from Asheville. After multiple family recommendations based on personal experiences as prior physical therapy patients, Aaron chose Taylor Rehab as his 15-week clinical rotation to complete his DPT degree at Wingate University. Aaron enjoys traveling, all sports, coaching, weight lifting and the outdoors.


Kristen Hawbaker-Sauers, PTA

Kristen was born and raised in Central Pennsylvania. She attended Central Pennsylvania College receiving her Associates in Applied Science in the Physical Therapy Assistant Program. After graduation she lived in Florida for 10 years, her first 2 years as a PTA were in an Outpatient Facility where they focused on the McKenzie Method of treatment. Kristen then worked with Geriatrics doing Home Health, and she stayed with that company for 8 years. In 2013 she moved to North Carolina and joined the Taylor Rehab team.

Kristen has been married for 10 years and has 3 girls including a set of twins. She enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, and other activities such as Boot Camp classes, running, cycling, hiking, and weight training.

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