Dr. Gabriel is a double board-certified, fellowship trained interventional pain physician, as well as the Medical Director. He completed his BA in Medical Ethics and Anthropology at the University of Chicago, where he was the recipient of multiple prestigious awards, while also graduating among the top of his class with both General and Special Honors. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society for his outstanding patient care. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of Michigan, where he graduated with multiple honors, and went on to complete his fellowship in Interventional Pain Medicine with the Department of Anesthesiology.
As a physiatrist and interventional pain physician, Dr. Gabriel’s goal is to alleviate pain and restore function for patients through non-surgical approaches. He has over 10 years of extensive experience in the diagnosis, management and treatment of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine disorders, as well as a wide array of musculoskeletal and neurological injuries. He has been named a top-rated pain specialist among peers and patients, has presented numerous times at national meetings, and is published in peer-reviewed pain medicine journals. Dr. Gabriel’s clinical interests are broad, and include intervertebral disc disease, facet neurotomy, failed back surgery syndrome, spinal cord stimulation and regenerative medicine. In his personal time, Dr. Gabriel enjoys spending time with his family, serving in his church, traveling, running, playing music, painting, hiking and snowboarding.
Dr. Gray is a double board-certified, fellowship trained interventional pain physician. He completed his BS in Bioengineering at The University of Toledo College of Engineering, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He attended medical school at The University of Toledo College of Medicine and was awarded Excellence in Rehabilitation Medicine by the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R). He completed his residency in PM&R at The Ohio State University Medical Center and went on to complete his fellowship in Interventional Pain Medicine with the Department of Anesthesiology.
As a physiatrist and interventional pain physician, Dr. Gray’s goal is to improve function and quality of life for his patients. He has years of experience in the diagnosis, management and treatment of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine disorders, as well as a wide array of musculoskeletal and neurological injuries. Dr. Gray has presented at national conferences and is published in peer-reviewed medical journals. Dr. Gray has broad clinical interests including spinal cord stimulation, neuromodulation for chronic pain of the spine and extremities, neuropathic pain, and regenerative medicine. In his free-time he enjoys spending time with his family, running, hiking, skiing, traveling, comedy and music.
Dr. Patton is a family physician. She grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and moved to Colorado while in high school. She attended the University of Colorado School of Nursing and married her high school sweetheart, Steve Patton. After attending graduate school with her husband in Oklahoma, Dr. Patton pursued her dream of medicine. She completed a M.S. in Physiology at Oklahoma State and then attended the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine.
Dr. Patton did a one year internship in Pediatrics at the University of Kansas, Wichita. She then took a few years off from the full-time practice of medicine to raise her children (Michael, Marie, Keith, Michelle) while they were little. She then resumed her medical career and completed a residency in family medicine at the University of Colorado (Rose Medical Center).
Dr. Patton has worked for several clinics in the Denver Metro area and is employed by Miramont Family Medicine in Parker. She enjoys preventative health, women’s medicine, sports medicine and pediatrics. Dr. Patton volunteers by serving on the admissions board for CU School of Medicine, by serving as a board member for the Colorado Academy of Family Medicine (CAFP), and is on the Nurse Physician Advisory Task Force for Colorado. Her hobbies include: her dogs, running, swimming and bicycling.
Dr. Barrett trained in Neurology at Stanford University, and has been in private practice since that time. She graduated from the University of Colorado School of Medicine and from Smith College prior to that.
She is also a certified yoga therapist and yoga teacher, infusing those teachings into her work as a healer. Her professional organizations include American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is also a mom to three of the most amazing children on the planet.
Marquette University, University of Wisconsin Madison – Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health – Doctorate of Medicine, UIC-Advocate Illinois Masonic Family medicine residency.
Dr. Lauder is a board certified family medicine physician. He grew up in Dallas, TX and attended college at Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin Madison. He then Graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He completed a 2 year radiology residency before then graduating from a family medicine program at University of Illinois Chicago – Advocate Illinois Masonic. He graduated with certificates for tracks in sports medicine and urgent care.
After his residency, he moved to Denver and works full time in urgent care in South Denver. In his free time, he enjoys being active with hockey, soccer, volleyball, hiking, snow boarding and entertaining his energetic golden retriever.
Emily Amack is a Family Nurse Practitioner. She grew up in Highlands Ranch, CO and attended the University of Colorado at Boulder after high school, graduating with a degree in Integrative Physiology. She then went on to complete an accelerated nursing program at Regis University and worked as a Registered Nurse for a few years in internal medicine at Saint Joseph Hospital and in wound care at Porter Hospital. She then completed her M.S. in nursing at Vanderbilt University and became certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
In her free time, Emily enjoys all things outdoors including hiking, skiing, golfing, biking, and soccer. She lives in Downtown Denver with her husband and dog and loves exploring all that the city has to offer.
Tess Farenwald is a Family Nurse Practitioner. She grew up in Frederick, MD and attended University of Maryland at College Park, graduating with a degree in Kinesiology. She then completed an accelerated nursing program at Pace University in NYC and worked as a Registered Nurse in orthopedic/vascular surgery at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She completed her M.S. in nursing at Pace University and became a certified Family Nurse Practitioner.
In her free time, she enjoys all the outdoor activities Colorado has to offer, including running, hiking, biking, and skiing. She also enjoys traveling and exploring new places.
University of Dayton – Bachelors of Science in Pre-Medicine and Psychology, Masters of Physician Assistant Practice
Paige Suddarth is a Physician Assistant who grew up in Plymouth, Michigan. She attended the University of Dayton, where she received her Bachelors and Masters degrees. Before becoming a PA, Paige was an EMT, which is where she first developed her love of medicine and treating patients. Her favorite thing about being a PA is being able to spend a lot of time with her patients and inform them on their condition, the treatment plan, and thoroughly answer any questions they may have.
In her free time, she enjoys the Colorado outdoors and staying active, including hiking, running, and doing various workout classes. She also enjoys traveling and exploring new places with her fiancé and her dog.
University of Wisconsin Eau Claire –Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology & Colorado School of Public Health – Master of Public Health & University of Washington MEDEX Northwest – Physician Assistant, Master in Clinical Health Sciences
Erica Borresen is a Physician Assistant. She grew up in Mankato, Minnesota and attended the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. She found her way to Colorado and worked in clinical research for nine years. Her research interests focused on improving health outcomes through diet and exercise and led to multiple journal publications. During this time, Erica obtained her Master in Public Health with an emphasis on Global Health and Health Disparities and completed an internship at the World Health Organization. Her passion for prevention medicine and public health compelled her to pursue a career as a Physician Assistant. She completed her training at the University of Washington. She enjoys working with patients and providing tools to help patients take control of their health and wellness.
In her free time, Erica can be found exploring the beautiful Colorado Rockies by foot or snowboard, dancing to bluegrass, or booking her next adventure – all alongside her husband and dog.
Emma Sheffel is a Family Nurse Practitioner who grew up in Sapulpa, Oklahoma. She attended the University of Oklahoma of Tulsa where she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She then worked as a Registered Nurse for six years in the ICU and ER setting. As a hospital nurse, she enjoyed taking care of critically ill patients and providing education to their families. She then went on to complete her master’s degree in nursing at Maryville University and became a certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Her favorite part of being a nurse practitioner is partnering with the patient to get them to the highest level of wellness that they can achieve.
In her free time, Emma enjoys exploring the Colorado outdoors including hiking, skiing, running, and biking. She also enjoys traveling, trying new things, and spending time with friends and family.
Nicole Bailey is a physician assistant who was born and raised in the Phoenix valley of Arizona. She attended ASU for her undergraduate degree while working as an emergency medicine scribe as well as a chiropractic assistant. It was during her time working in chiropractic that she found a passion for working with conditions of the spine. Her favorite part of being a PA is helping her patient’s regain functionality through interventional and conservative measures to get patient’s back to their daily lives.
When not working, Nicole enjoys watching true crime documentaries, taking her dog for walks through beautiful Colorado, and watching football. Her favorite teams to watch are the ASU Sun Devils, Norte Dame Fighting Irish, and of course the Denver Broncos!
Christine Giuliani is a Family Nurse Practitioner. She grew up in Miami, FL but moved to Colorado during her sophomore year of high school. She attended Metropolitan State University of Denver after high school, graduating with a degree in Psychology. She then went on to complete an accelerated nursing program at Regis University and worked as a Registered Nurse for 6 years, most of which were spent in the surgical setting as a preoperative and post anesthesia care nurse in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. She then completed her M.S. in nursing at Regis University and became certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
In her free time, Christine enjoys reading, hiking, planning PTO events, and is a self-proclaimed theme park junkie! She lives in Parker with her husband, three children, and dog. Christine loves exploring Colorado and enjoying everything it has to offer!
John Williams is a Physician Assistant who grew up in Covington, Louisiana and attended Louisiana State University for his undergraduate studies where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a minor in Biological Sciences. He later went on to receive his Master’s in Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University in Baton Rouge, LA. Prior to attending PA school, he worked for several years as an EMT in a high-volume, rural area of Louisiana. It was during this time that his passion for medicine and providing care to patients flourished and grew. His favorite aspect of being a Physician Assistant is being able to make connections with patients, build a trusting rapport, and deliver efficient and effective evidence-based healthcare to patients in need.
In his free time, he enjoys spending time in the outdoors hiking with his wife and goldendoodle, Finn. He also enjoys travelling, playing sports, camping, and exploring the beautiful scenery of Colorado.
Natalia Behnken is a Physician Assistant who grew up in Ogden, Utah. She attended Loyola Marymount University for her undergraduate degree and continued her education at Northern Arizona University for her Master’s degree. Prior to becoming a PA, she worked as a Rehabilitation Tech at Craig Hospital in Englewood, CO. This is where she found her passion for caring for others. Her favorite part of being a PA is being able to spend time speaking to the patient about their current condition and discussing their best treatment option.
In her free time, she enjoys all the outdoor activities that Colorado has to offer, including running, soccer, hiking, and skiing. She also enjoys finding new breakfast spots and spending time with her family and dog.
Michelle Paturzo is a Physician Assistant. She grew up in New Canaan, Connecticut and attended Wake Forest University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Health & Exercise Science. Prior to becoming a PA, Michelle was involved in clinical research and worked as a physical therapy technician. She then moved to Chicago and attended Northwestern University’s PA Program. Michelle is focused on delivering high-quality, patient-centered care with compassion and understanding of her patients’ needs.
In her free time, she enjoys staying active in the Colorado outdoors, including hiking, skiing, and golfing. She also enjoys cooking and trying out new recipes.
Attended the University of Arizona and Parker College of Chiropractic—Dr. Erhuy specializes in motor vehicle accident injures, back pain, neck pain, and extremity problems. Dr. Erhuy also treats many pregnant patients and children. Dr. Erhuy is certified in the Diversified, Gonstead, Thompson, Upper Cervical, Activator, Sacral Occipital, Applied Kinesiology, Soft Tissue techniques.
Originally from Adana, Turkey, Dr. Erhuy’s family moved to the United States when he was six years old. He lived most of his childhood in Southern California, where thanks to his first grade teacher, his friends and family grew to know him as “Oscar”. He attended Saguaro high school in Scottsdale, Arizona. After graduation he moved to Tucson, Arizona to attend University of Arizona where he found chiropractic (thanks to his dad). He then moved to Dallas, Texas where he attended Parker College of Chiropractic, where he not only successfully finished his Doctor of Chiropractic degree but alongside it also received his bachelor of science in health and wellness.
In his free time, he loves spending time with his two amazing kids and his wonderful wife. They love to do outdoor activities such as camping, boating and traveling.
University of Central Oklahoma and Parker College of Chiropractic–Dr. McNally has completed the postgraduate certification course for chiropractic neurology, at Parker College. He also has a strong background in sports injuries, back pain, neck pain, whiplash injuries, disc injuries and rehabilitation of common nagging athletic problems. Dr. McNally also is trained in pediatrics, orthopedics, and nutrition.
Originally born in Walnut Creek, California, Dr. McNally spent many years moving around the country and overseas. He spent most of his childhood in Alaska, England, and Texas. A very active athlete , Dr. McNally played hockey up into the junior level. In fact, it was his love for hockey, and the Colorado Avalanche, that originally gave him the idea to one day practice sports medicine and chiropractic care in the area.
Dr. Jared received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Northwestern Health Sciences University in 2008. After graduation, he and his wife Stephanie moved to Colorado to open a sports and family practice in the mountains where he treated everyone from high school to professional athletes. Dr. Jared is Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP), and also has certifications in dry needling, Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) and Active Release Techniques (ART) allowing him to customize treatment and rehabilitation plans specific to a patient’s goals and needs. Over the past several years Dr. Jared has had the privilege of treating many professional and amateur athletes including pro triathletes, cyclists, marathoners/ultramarathoners, and hockey players. Being a lifelong athlete himself, Dr. Jared’s passion is helping people perform at an optimal level and helping them heal quickly to get back in the game!
He enjoys playing hockey, softball, snowboarding, and mountain biking as well as playing with his son Camden and daughter Everly.
Colorado State University-Bachelors in Biochemistry and Masters in Bio-Medical Science and Doctor of Chiropractic degree at University of Western States–Dr. Matthew L Usel is a Fort Collins native who graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelors degree in Biochemistry, followed by a Masters in Bio-Medical Science. The next phase of his education brought him to Portland, Oregon, where he attended the University of Western States and earned his degree as a Doctor of Chiropractic.
Now that he is working as a clinician, his main goal is to set up the best environment for the body to heal itself. This includes incorporating the best knowledge and techniques from many branches of health care with an approach that will always begin with the most conservative care first. Away from the office, his appetite for adventure drives him to explore this great state with a snowboard, backpack, or four-wheel-drive truck. In the future, he looks forward to providing top quality health care to residents of Colorado for many years to come.
North Central College and Northwestern College of Chiropractic–A Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, Dr. Stoughton has also been trained in acupuncture/dry needling, Graston tool-assisted myofascial release, Kinesio Taping and Rock Tape methods, Activator technique, and additional coursework to maintain his Board Certification in good-standing since 2004. In practice, Dr. Stoughton uses his expertise in diagnosis and treatment to get patients out of pain quickly, address chronic issues, educate patients on proper joint and muscle function, and to get you enjoying the quality of health you deserve.
After returning to his hometown of Crystal Lake, IL to practice following school, Dr. Stoughton moved to Colorado in 2013 to live near the mountains. He is a certified whitewater raft guide on the Arkansas River, and guides actively during the Summer months. In addition, he enjoys rock climbing, road cycling, mountain biking, and skiing.
Kansas State University – Bachelors of Science & Logan University – Doctor of Chiropractic–Dr. Biggs is a Colorado native from the mountain town of Idaho Springs. After receiving a Bachelor degree from Kansas State he proceeded on to St. Louis, MO where he began his education and training for a Doctor of Chiropractic degree with an emphasis on sports injury and rehabilitation. Following the successful completion of the Chiropractic program he moved back to his home state of Colorado to start his career as a Chiropractor.
As a working clinician, Dr. Biggs makes the patient’s well-being a top priority, making their personal health goals his own. With a delicate touch and conservative approach, the patient’s health is of the utmost importance. When Dr. Biggs is not treating patients he enjoys the wonderful outdoors through hiking, biking, snowboarding, and camping. Dr. Biggs plans on continuing to call Colorado home for many years to come and helping maximize the health of its many residents and visitors.
Nova Southeastern University – Bachelor of Science in Biology.Palmer College of Chiropractic – Doctor of Chiropractic, Cum Laude–Board Certified Chiropractic Acupuncturist, RockTape – Fascial Movement Taping, Levels 1 & 2
Dr. Grant Johnson was born and raised in Big Lake, Minnesota. Wanting to explore more of the country after graduating high school, he moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. Dr. Johnson then went on to attend Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, Florida where he graduated with honors and obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree.
Dr. Johnson utilizes a variety of chiropractic techniques including Diversified, Gonstead, Thompson, and Activator. He believes in treating the whole person through a multi-faceted approach to patient care, which is why he has additional training in Graston Technique, Kinesio Tape, and Dry Needling. Dr. Johnson’s passion is to provide chiropractic care to people of all ages. He believes the body has the innate ability to heal itself, given that it is functioning at an optimal level. As a Chiropractor, his job is to restore and maintain the integrity of the nervous system, which in turn allows optimal body function. Outside of the office, Dr. Johnson enjoys activities including hiking, skiing, snow-shoeing, kayaking, and paddle boarding. He is always looking for new places to explore, so feel free to share your favorite recommendations with him at your next appointment.
Dr. Kendelle Krause is a graduate of National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL where she earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Her undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology with an emphasis in Health Science and minors in Chemistry and Spanish, was received from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, which she attended on a Cross Country Scholarship.
Dr. Krause is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and a Certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner (CKTP). She is full body certified in Active Release Techniques (ART) and is part of their Elite Provider Network. She has also earned certifications in Functional Movement Screens (FMS), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Motion Palpation Institute (MPI), the American Dry Needling Institute, and is certified to perform Sports Pre-Participation Physicals in the state of Colorado. Dr. Krause is also a Fellow of the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture (FIAMA) and is licensed to perform medical acupuncture. Away from the office, Dr. Krause enjoys running and competes in numerous races from 5k’s to marathons. In addition, she likes to spend as much time in the mountain as she can, hiking, snowboarding, and mountain biking.
Dr. Andrew Johnston was born in Mississippi and raised in the South, spending most of his childhood in the small town of Saint Cloud, Florida. He graduated from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah with a degree in Exercise Science and, after graduation, moved to San Jose, California where he received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic.
Dr. Johnston’s main objective as a chiropractor is to help his patients achieve their goals through treating the root causes of his patients’ pain, rather than treating only the symptoms. He values his time with his patients and bases his care around their individualized goals. Whether those goals be carrying their grandchildren, hiking the trail of their dreams, or setting a personal record in the gym, Dr. Johnston is determined to help his patients become their best self and enjoy the life they were meant to live. Dr. Johnston is certified in the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Smart tools instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, RockTape, and Functional Dry Needling.
Other passions of Dr. Johnston include baseball, which he played competitively in high school alongside soccer and golf. During his undergraduate studies Dr. Johnston found a passion for Crossfit. If you don’t see him in the gym going for his next PR, you can find him cycling or exploring the outdoors with his wife.
Dr. Douglas S Hall is a Chiropractor in Lone Tree, Colorado with Mountain View Pain Center. Dr. Hall specializes in motor vehicle accident/injures, back pain, neck pain, extremity conditions and sports related injuries. Dr. Hall graduated from National University of Health Sciences, Lombard Illinois with a Bachelor of Science; Human Biology and a Doctorate of Chiropractic. Dr. Douglas Hall cooperates with other doctors and specialists and has worked in integrative clinics in the past in Chicago with the NeuroCenter, Vail Integrative Medical Group in Edwards, Colorado and now with Dr. Gabriel M.D., Pain specialist and the Mountain View Pain Center team.
Dr. Hall uses his experience in diagnosis and treatment to determine the cause of pain and symptoms in order to get patients out of pain as quickly possible. Using a team approach with massage therapists, physical therapists and a medical team, Dr. Hall treats chronic issues while additionally educating patients on proper joint, muscle function and nervous system function so that people can optimize their quality of health and life.
Dr. Mat attended undergrad at the University of Colorado, Boulder where he received a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Integrative Physiology. While he was in Boulder, Dr. Mat worked as a personal trainer and volunteered at a Rehabilitative Center for spinal cord injuries. His passion for health and wellness led him to attend Palmer College of Chiropractic West, where he received his Doctorate of Chiropractic. While in school, he participated in the Sports Council, providing on field treatment to college athletes around the Bay Area, as well as treating CrossFit athletes.
Dr. Mat focuses on treating his patient’s body as a whole and works on their individual goals to improve function throughout the day. He specializes in treating neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction through specific manipulation, soft tissue work, dry needling, and movement correction.
When not in the office, Dr. Mat enjoys taking trips to the mountains to ski and hike and generally tries to stay as active as he possibly can to promote a healthy lifestyle for himself and others!
Dr. Kate Mugerditchian is a graduate of Quincy University in Illinois, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science. She continued her education at Logan University in Chesterfield, Missouri and earned her Doctor of Chiropractic Degree in 2018.
Dr. Mugs has attended multiple postgraduate courses on pregnancy, pediatric care, and various rehabilitation programs to help better serve her patients. As a highly qualified health professional, she expertly employs a wide range of complimentary therapies and techniques to identify and treat the underlying cause of your condition and restore and improve health. As a Board-Certified Chiropractor, Dr. Mugs enjoys providing a patient-centered and evidence-based model of practice.
Dr. Mugs was raised in Ogden Valley, Utah, where she grew up skiing and adventuring in the mountains. In her free time, you can find her skiing, lifting, or exploring new places.
Dr. Alexa Martucci is a graduate of SUNY Cortland in New York where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She continued he education at Life University in Atlanta, GA where she earned her Doctor Of Chiropractic degree in 2018.
Dr. Alexa utilizes a variety of chiropractic techniques to find and treat the root of the cause of each patient’s condition. She has completed postgraduate training in extremity care, rehabilitative care, and is certified to perform sports pre-participation physical exams in the state of Colorado. She makes it her priority to improve each patient’s function and quality of life.
Outside of the office, Dr. Alexa enjoys running, exploring the mountains, and playing with her dog.
Dr. Nathan Peterson was born and raised in Lakeville, Minnesota. He attended the University of Minnesota with a concentration in biological sciences and Italian. After finishing his bachelor’s degree in human biology at Northwestern Health Science University, he transitioned into the chiropractic program. Upon graduating in 2012 and earning his Doctor of Chiropractic degree, he began to practice in downtown Minneapolis up to 2015. That is when his husband convinced him to move to Colorado.
Dr. Nathan specializes in all types of chiropractic adjustments including Manual, Drop Piece work and Activator. He is also certified in chiropractic acupuncture and loves introducing patients to Chinese medicine. In addition, he is trained in the Graston technique, Kinesio taping and Active Release Technique (or ART). Dr. Nathan is passionate about his work with pregnant patients, newborns, and young children. Of course, he is happy to adjust patients of all ages! All his clinical rotations were spent with a pediatric chiropractor and he learned very specialized and gentle adjusting techniques.
Outside of work, you will find Dr. Nathan hiking, road tripping, spelunking (caving) and camping with his husband, Adam. When not exploring the great outdoors, Dr. Nathan loves playing Dungeons and Dragons and will happily talk your ear off about it.
Dr. Stevenson earned her undergraduate degree at Missouri State University in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine in Springfield, Missouri in 2014 and has practiced as an Athletic Trainer since 2016. She worked as an adjunct Athletic Trainer for the Colorado Rapids Developmental Academy during their preseason training. Due to a knee injury growing up, Dr. Stevenson knew that she wanted to further her education to expand her knowledge of the human body. She went on to earn her Doctorate of Chiropractic degree at Logan University in St. Louis, Missouri in 2018. During her time at Logan, Dr. Stevenson was involved in a business sorority, Lambda Kappa Chi, and her main role was to teach adjusting techniques to the new pledge classes, which furthered her love for the profession.
Dr. Stevenson’s approach to Chiropractic care is based in functional movement and injury prevention. She has extensive experience working with athletes of all ages and has implemented rehabilitation programs to help correct movement patterns and functional deficiencies. Dr. Stevenson uses a combination of Chiropractic techniques, such as Diversified, Thompson drop, and Activator, to achieve optimal movement and individualizes care based on patient presentation. She believes in treating the body as a whole, realizing that function is dependent on a multitude of factors. Doing what you love should not be inhibited by pain or functional loss.
When she is not in the office, Dr. Stevenson likes to explore Colorado through her love of hiking. A few of her favorite things include Dutch Bro’s coffee, her two pups, and being able to give new life to older furniture through wood working.
Dr. Geary was born and raised in Upstate New York where she attended Hobart and William Smith Colleges receiving a bachelor’s degree in dance and English. Following graduation she moved to NYC where she pursued dance and subsequently fell in love with both practicing and teaching yoga. Having developed personal awareness and insight into her own body she sought to expand her knowledge into its functional capacities and limitations. Understanding that manual medicine provided a natural form of recovery, she moved back to the finger lakes where she received her Doctorate from New York Chiropractic College.
Dr. Geary uses a whole-body approach to treatment, acknowledging the body as an interconnected network of systems. By identifying pain patterns and functional limitations she strives to implement treatment specific to the patient using a variety of approaches. Geary uses manual and drop piece manipulations as well as soft tissues techniques including ART. She completed the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program through McMaster University, specializing in a neurofunctional approach to treatment. In addition, she has been engaged in courses through Functional Neurology Seminars, which offers a deeper look into the central circuitry that guides our sensations, movement, and perceptions.
Aside from chiropractic, she is passionate about family, friends, dynamic movement, reading, and blue skies.
Dr. Lisa Rozo is an east coast native who graduated from Penn State University with a bachelors degree in Kinesiology. She then decided to take a year off before graduate school to volunteer for AmeriCorps promoting children’s fitness through a community health center in underserved areas in Connecticut. Lisa then moved to New York City where she attended Columbia to get her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. While in school doing a clinical rotation in Colorado, Lisa fell in love with the area and decided to move to Denver after she graduated. Lisa has a passion for working with multiple disciplines within Physical Therapy, including pediatrics, geriatrics, orthopedic and neuro. She believes in promoting well rounded care and enjoys working closely with chiropractors and massage therapists to provide the patient with the best opportunity for recovery. She is an active member of the Colorado chapter of the APTA and is a strong believer in evidence based practice.
Lisa enjoys exploring what Colorado has to offer and can be found playing volleyball, hiking, and just enjoying the outdoors with her dog Carl.
Dr. Brandon Melester is a Texas native who graduated at Texas Tech with a bachelors degree in Biology and then pursued a master’s in Microbiology. He realized after completing his thesis work that he wanted a career that involved being around and helping people. He attended University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and graduated with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. He worked in sports medicine for two years in the Dallas/Ft Worth metroplex. He then decided to become and travelling physical therapist and spent three years working in various states including Colorado, Oregon, and Arizona, mainly working with Orthopedic populations. He decided that he wanted to stop traveling and make Colorado home. He strongly believes that each person has their own unique needs and tries to design programs for the individual. He uses a variety of different treatment methods to help promote movement and recovery. He operates using the patient center model, incorporating best evidence, clinical expertise, and patient choice to achieve the best possible outcomes.
Brandon’s favorite activity is skiing. He also enjoys hiking, camping, playing and watching sports, MTN biking, and anything that involves being outside with his dog.
Dr. Corey Hagemeyer received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from The University of Southern California. Originally from Roswell, Georgia, she grew up doing gymnastics in which she competed in the Junior Olympics earning a gold medal on bars. She also played soccer and basketball and participated in competitive and Varsity cheerleading. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with a minor in Chemistry from Florida State University.
Corey discovered physical therapy at a young age while dealing with her own injuries from gymnastics as well as having a grandfather who suffered a spinal cord injury. She quickly realized how many people it can help and how much it can impact one’s life. Her treatment approach lies in evidence-based practice and multidisciplinary care as well as educating and empowering patients to take an active role in their treatment and recovery.
In her free time, you can find her traveling, hiking, or spending time with her family.
Dr. Joey DiMercurio is a Colorado native who grew up in Centennial. He graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a bachelors degree in Integrative Physiology. He then attended Angelo State University where he obtained his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Since his early teenage years, Dr. D has had a passion of weight lifting and fitness which drove him to ultimately become a physical therapist. During his undergraduate years, he volunteered at Craig Hospital in Englewood, Colorado where he saw first-hand the positive impact physical therapy can have on patients. It was incredible for him to witness how much a passionate physical therapist can enhance a patient’s life. He is very interested in sports and orthopedic physical therapy and is constantly keeping up with the latest advances within the profession. He is adamant in learning the most recent knowledge within the profession and has even co-authored a biomechanical study regarding patellofemoral joint reaction force during stair ascension that was presented at the Combined Sections Meeting.
Outside of work, Dr. D can be found lifting weights, listening to audiobooks, and playing video games on his self-built PC.
Jolie Foster earned her Master of Science in Degree in Acupuncture from the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in December, 2018. This program consists of 2,265 hours of education including 550 hours of clinical practice. Jolie is a Certified Health Coach and a certified Shiatsu practitioner. She holds several certifications in Western and Eastern Medical Herbalism and is a Certified Medical Herbalist with over 1000 combined hours of study and practice in Western and Eastern Herbal Medicine. Jolie graduated from Center Point School of Massage and Shiatsu in 2001 and has been a Licensed Massage Therapist for over 5 years in Colorado. She is also Clean Needle Technique certified to ensure patient safety. In 2012 she completed her Master’s of Arts in Teaching at Hamline University, St. Paul, MN. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish with minors in Psychology and Sociology from Hamline University in St. Paul, MN.
Jolie’s training includes 945 hours in Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory and Technique, 510 hour of Bioscience and 24 hours of Gynecology. Jolie also studied adjunctive therapists such as moxibustion, tui na, acupressure, fire cupping, auriculotherapy, electrostim and dietary and lifestyle recommendations. She is a member of the Acupuncture Association of Colorado and she is a Colorado Licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist.