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.