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Dr. Patty Beecroft, MD

Dr. Patty Beecroft has been board certified in Family Medicine since the start of her career in 1974. She has worked in urgent care, corrections, and hospital clinics, with nursing home and hospitalized patients. Through the years, Dr. Beecroft has learned to do joint injections and muscular trigger point injections. Now that she is semi-retired, she works for two chiropractic offices doing PRP and HCTP injections. Dr. Beecroft is very pleased to work in this field because these therapies have such good results.

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Shelby Schwab, NP

Shelby is a board certified family nurse practitioner. She obtained her first bachelor’s degree in human nutrition and dietetics from Colorado State University in 2000. She then completed an accelerated program at Regis University to obtain her Bachelor of Science in nursing in 2004. After 13 years of working as an RN in the hospital setting in both orthopedics and obstetrics, she went back to school in 2017 to obtain a Master of Science in nursing and graduated from a family nurse practitioner program in 2020.

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Chrissy Morgan, LPN

Chrissy is a licensed practical nurse. She graduated from Front Range Community College in 2007. She has a combined total of 26 years of healthcare experience, including time as a CNA, EMT-B and has an administrator license for assisted living and memory care communities. She has worked in clinics, hospitals, and facilities throughout the metro Denver area. She is a Colorado native and a volunteer for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee. She is married, has three dogs, and is mother to a 23 year old son who is currently a senior at MSU. Her favorite season is summer because she and her husband enjoy golfing, camping, fishing, and concerts. She is very excited to be part of Elevate Medical’s inspiring team.

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Krista M. Juhlin, Physical Therapist

Krista has over twenty years of experience in outpatient and homecare physical therapy specializing in post-op orthopedics, geriatrics, acute and chronic pain management, sports management, home safety, balance retraining and neurological disorders. She obtained her masters in physical therapy in 2001 and a doctorate in physical therapy in 2008.

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Dr. Terry Smith, DC

Dr. Terry Smith, DC graduated from Life University in Marietta, Georgia in 1989. He worked for a thriving practice in Warren Michigan before moving to Colorado Springs, CO in 1990. Dr. Smith bought a practice in that same year and practiced for 29 years in the Fountain Valley area of southern Colorado Springs. In 2012 he noticed that there was an increase in his patients that were suffering from numbness, tingling, pain, and burning sensations in their hands and feet. While adjusting the spine brought some relief, most patients needed prescription medication to live with these terrible symptoms. Dr. Smith searched the world to find the latest techniques and practices that were having success. He found that in Europe they were using light therapy, supplements, and certain types of electro-medicine to combat the effects of the what would be known as small nerve fiber peripheral neuropathy. Dr. Smith studied with doctors in Phoenix Arizona, Oregon, Washington state, and lately Orange County California to find the latest and best diagnostic tests and therapies that are working to correct this condition.

After 29 years in practice in Colorado Springs, Dr. Smith sold his practice and started Elevate Medical in Littleton Colorado. Using an integrated approach, he brought medical providers and chiropractors on board to not only treat peripheral neuropathy, but to also help those patients that suffered with worn or injured joints. He knew that the future of medicine will be found in HCTP Injections, and a holistic approach involving tissue cell injections, PRP treatments, trigger point injections, rehabilitation stretching, exercises, and strengthening protocols along with high tech therapy equipment and more simple chiropractic and massage. In his vision of the future of medicine, he understands that prescriptive medication such as opioids, anti-depressants, and cortisone injections only serve to numb the mind, damage the body, and do not allow the problem to be treated at the core. He seeks to have patients reach their highest level of health attainable- at any current level they are currently at.

His heart and passion are truly pointed at individuals that have failed in the current medical model, and allowing them to have alternatives to heal and strive naturally, the way their bodies have been made to function from birth.

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Dr. Ryan Smith, DC

Dr. Ryan graduated chiropractic college in 2015 from LIFE University in Marietta, GA. He opened his own practice in Georgia but after two years decided to move back to Colorado to practice with his father Dr. Terry Smith, DC. Dr. Ryan has worked exclusively with patients that suffer from nerve damage since that time and has devoted his career to helping these people. Dr. Ryan prides himself in getting his patients the best results that can be achieved, and he looks forward to working with you.

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Dr. Mike Hetterscheidt, DC

Dr. Mike is originally from Michigan. He attended University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in psychology. Dr. Mike then moved to Georgia with his wife, Michelle, and obtained a Doctorate of Chiropractic at Life University. He graduated magna cum laude and served as the president of the Torque Release Technique (TRT) club. Dr. Mike has earned both advanced proficiency and Fellow of TRT certifications. He is one of fourteen people in the world to have this distinction. Dr. Mike felt a deep sense to serve his country and joined the U.S. Army Reserves. In Dr. Mike’s free time he enjoys hiking and camping in the Colorado mountains with his wife and daughters.

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Dr. Matthew Reynolds, DC

Dr. Matthew Reynolds, D.C. is a chiropractic physician and a U.S. Air Force combat veteran, bringing his unique life and professional experience to the team at Elevate Medical. After eight years of honorable military service, Dr. Reynolds separated from active duty to complete his graduate education at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, FL. He is certified in Diversified technique, Gonstead technique, Activator method, IASTM (Graston) technique, and kinesio-tape application. He continues to pursue his passion for optimal health through continued education in clinical nutrition.

A native of Kalamazoo, Michigan, Dr. Reynolds, after years abroad, decided to make Colorado his official home in early 2019. Outside of the office, he is a paragon of love and devotion in time and energy to his son. In his limited free time you can find him snowboarding, hiking, paddle-boarding, and attending live music events around the Denver area. Outside of his impeccable adjustment skills and empathetic approach to patient health, Dr. Reynolds loves the approach to leadership he learned in the military: setting the example by practicing what you preach, and educating and empowering all those under his care.