Clinic Director of Physical Therapy
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Originally from Tennessee, Dr. Taylor McKinney graduated from Carson-Newman University with a BS in Biology and then completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at East Carolina University. His doctoral research centered around how baseball pitching mechanics relate to pitch velocity. After practicing in Virginia for 5 years, Dr. McKinney joined the team at Cape Fear Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Feb 2017. As a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist through the APTA, he possesses the highest level of clinical training as an orthopedic physical therapist. He is also certified in the McKenzie Method, a treatment system focused on back and neck pain specifically. He particularly enjoys treating athletes, but is eager to help any that will benefit from physical therapy. When not working, he enjoys spending time his wife and young son as well as watching movies and reading. He is always cheering on the Tennessee Volunteers and bleeds orange!