Meet our Leading Edge Vestibular Rehabilitation Team in Edmonton & St. Albert
At leading Edge Physiotherapy we don’t just offer vestibular rehabilitation. We offer a full spectrum of services for those suffering dizziness, balance and vestibular issues in Edmonton and St. Albert. This includes the application of our training, experience, clinical associations and state-of-the-art technology. We have a large team of professionals ready to help you with your recovery or dizziness management. Our people are what give us a leading edge. Who are those people you might ask?
Royal Glenora (Central Edmonton) Dizziness and Balance Disorders Clinic
Tayler heads our Vestibular Program and initially graduated from the University of Alberta in 2001 with Distinction. He holds a Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy. He completed post graduate training in vestibular rehabilitation, APTA Vestibular Competency Certification and APTA Advances in Vestibular Rehabiltation Certification at Emory and Duke Universities respectively.
Tayler and our Leading Edge Physiotherapy team operate a weekly vestibular screening clinic in conjunction with Dr. Allan Ho in the Synergy Wellness Centre in Sherwood Park. Using a multidisciplinary approach we are able to screen for many of the above conditions and triage your condition to ensure the appropriate professional is involved and the most effective treatment is available to you.
Dan graduated with a Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta with distinction in 2009. He went on to complete his post graduate training in Vestibular rehabilitation from Emory University and has APTA Vestibular Competency Certification. Dan is pleased to work in conjunction with Dr. Nahla Gomaa offering a monthly vestibular screening program out of Dr. Gomaa’s South Edmonton Location.
St. Albert Dizziness and Balance Disorders Clinic
Rachel graduated with a Doctor of Physiotherapy from Bond University, Australia in 2011. She has extensive training in Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy. She completed her level 5 of the Orthopedic Division manual therapy levels in 2016. She completed her post graduate training in vestibular rehabilitation from Emory University and leads our Vestibular North Program.
Kerra Quinn graduated with a Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta in 2010. She completed her post graduate training in vestibular rehabilitation from Emory University. She competed her Advanced Vestibular Training in New York City from Dr. Clendaniel of Duke University.
Windermere (West Edmonton) Dizziness and Balance Disorders Clinic
After graduating from the University of Alberta in 1997, Jonathan Tong has significant experience as a clinical physiotherapist. This experience is bolstered with his extensive post graduate training. He holds a Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy. He has trained with Tayler Gray, our Leading Edge vestibular team lead, and Dr. Clendaniel of Duke University.
He received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with a special interest in sport and sport performance in 2008. He achieved his certification as a strength and conditioning specialist in 2009. Justin embarked on his Masters in Physiotherapy from the University of Alberta and achieved his designation in 2012. Following graduation he achieved certification in Functional Dry Needling in 2012, certification in Functional Movement Screen in 2012 and Selective Functional Movement Assessment in 2013. He has trained with Tayler Gray, our Leading Edge vestibular team lead, and Dr. Clendaniel of Duke University.
Both Jon and Justin have access to our Alter-G Treadmill technology to assist with lower extremity and neurological rehabilitation in a revolutionary way.
Our physiotherapists have done post graduate training in courses and programs taught by Dr. Clendaniel.
Who is Dr. Clendaniel PT, PhD
Dr. Clendaniel is a clinical scientist, educator, clinician, and mentor in the DPT program at Duke University. His training and scientific practice have made him a recognized expert in the rehabilitation of individuals with vestibular disorders.
He is an invited lecturer nationally and internationally on the evaluation and management of people with dizziness. He has authored numerous papers and book chapters on vestibular system plasticity and treatment. He is the co-editor of a major textbook on vestibular rehabilitation.
In addition to teaching and research, he maintains an active clinical practice treating individuals with dizziness and imbalance. In addition to his faculty position within the DPT program at Duke, he has an adjunct faculty appointment and teaches in the Doctor of Audiology program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
- Postdoctoral fellow, Johns Hopkins University, 1993
- PhD, Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1991
- MS, Physical Therapy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1982
- BA, Biology, University of Vermont, 1978