Dr. Taylor Boyd

Chiropractor

Dr. Taylor Boyd’s approach to chiropractic care is based on patient-centred and evidence-informed values. She values providing active and comprehensive care to get her patients the best results.

Dr. Taylor values communication with patients and respects input regarding goals, patient preference, and treatment. Her education gives her a large toolbox to pull from and she is always willing to do whatever it takes to get her patients the best results. Her treatment options include spinal joint manipulation, extremity joint manipulation, soft tissue treatment, therapeutic exercise, and nutritional counseling.

Dr. Taylor is a certified Complete Concussion Management™ Practitioner and offers baseline concussion testing for individuals and teams. Concussion care is available for both chronic and acute concussions.

Fun Fact

Dr. Taylor has a well stamped passport. As a child she lived in Sanaa, Yemen, Houston, Texas, Bogota, Colombia, and Dubai, UAE. As an adult she lived in Vancouver, Calgary, she spent a year traveling between the UK, Germany, and France, before moving back to BC, and then on to, Davenport, Iowa, Nashville, Tennessee, and now she finally finds herself back in Longview, Alberta.

About Dr. Taylor

A Calgary native, Dr. Taylor has roots in Longview but has also lived in many other parts of the world. Prior to beginning her chiropractic education, she professionally competed and trained show jumping horses south of Calgary. Horses were her introduction to chiropractic care; once she witnessed the performance results the equine athletes had she sought her own chiropractic care to keep her in the saddle.

She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. While at school, Dr. Taylor also participated in several chiropractic organizations to acquire an education beyond the core curriculum.

Dr. Taylor is an avid outdoors person and an (on hiatus) equestrian. Her love of animals and nature means she prefers to spend her free time on the farm, at horse shows, and hiking. If you see her out on the trails, at an equestrian event, gym, or yoga studio, please stop her and say hello!

Education

Prior to joining ABHC, Dr. Taylor interned in a Veteran’s hospital in the Tennessee Valley. She worked with a team of chiropractors, physical therapists, and acupuncturists in a collaborative care environment. This opportunity also allowed her to do rotations in the Neurosurgery department and observe spinal surgeries and shadow consultations.

Dr. Taylor treasures connecting with her patients and helping them to reach their functional goals. Her care is tailored to fit each patient’s unique lifestyle and goals. She takes a unique approach to treatment, coupling self-care with her manual therapy to help give you the tools to get out of pain, and stay out of pain as quickly as possible.

Dr. Taylor is also a Complete Concussion Management Practitioner, certified in the diagnosis and management of concussions.  She treats the majority of our clinic’s pediatric sport concussions.

Specialties / Special Focus

Dr. Taylor is focused on assessing, diagnosing, and treating conditions of the neuromusculoskeletal system ranging from headaches to foot pain and everything in between. While in school she pursued extra education in the classification and treatment of radicular low back and neck pain known as McKenzie Diagnosis and Treatment. She also studied Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization, which is a fancy way to describe the assessment and corrective exercises related to core stability and breathing mechanics.