Dr. Taryn Thomas
Doctor of Chiropractic Degree
Certified Full-Body Active Release Technique® Provider
Certified Medical Acupuncture Provider
Dr. Thomas earned her Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto. She was honoured to receive the Gilbert H. Young Memorial Award for obtaining the Highest Academic Standing for her Clinical Internship in the 2019 graduating class. Dr. Thomas additionally attained her Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Diploma from McMaster University along with her Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture Certification in 2019. Dr. Thomas is also a graduate of Western University, having received her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree with Specialization in Kinesiology, in 2015.
From her high school days, running track and playing volleyball, Dr. Thomas has been fascinated with the human body, its biology, mechanics, and resilience-- especially its capacity to adapt and heal with proper care. Taryn’s keen interest and appreciation for chiropractic care was piqued during her undergraduate program while shadowing two dynamic young chiropractors. She marvelled as she observed them successfully treating patients of all ages, who presented with a diverse range of musculoskeletal pain and functional impairments. She was able to witness first hand how the chiropractors restored their patients’ optimal function and overall health with their knowledge of the human body and focussed chiropractic care.
Dr. Thomas utilizes evidence-based guidelines to assess and communicate diagnoses and personalized treatment plans to her patients. She focuses on identifying and understanding the root cause of her patients’ complaints. She uses a diverse range of treatment techniques, including chiropractic adjustments and mobilizations, acupuncture, soft tissue therapy, rehabilitative exercise and education. Dr. Thomas has a special interest in pregnancy and treating expectant mothers. Being certified in the Webster Chiropractic Technique, she provides specific chiropractic therapy to this special population to help improve their overall comfort and bio-mechanics.
Dr. Thomas is a very active, health oriented individual, who truly values the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle via proper nutrition, sleep, physical activity and mental health. She has a genuine passion for contributing to the optimal well-being of others, utilizing her thorough knowledge of chiropractic care in conjunction with the above-mentioned pillars of health. Dr. Thomas has been active her entire life, participating in, volleyball, track and field, dance, skiing, boxing, hiking and resistance training. She also enjoys volunteering with charitable organizations, travelling and spending time with her loved ones in her free time.
Education and Certifications:
- Chronic Pain Diagnosis & Management (2019)
- Dermal Traction Method Certification (2019)
- Doctor of Chiropractic from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (2019)
- McMaster University Contemporary Medical Acupuncture (2019)
- Facial Acupuncture (2019)
- Perinatal Care with Webster Certification (2019)
- Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (2017)
- Upper Extremity Athletic Movement Assessment (2017)
- Bachelor of Kinesiology from Western University (2015)