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.
Laura Finley, NP
Our Nurse Practitioner is Laura Finley, a Colorado Native who attended Bear Creek High school. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado in Nursing in 2004, then remained at CU through 2007 to obtain her Master of Science in Nursing (Nurse Practitioner license). Her background includes Orthopedic Surgical nursing, Labor and Delivery, and several years in Women’s health doing outpatient care before returning to her interest in Joint and Orthopedic care. Laura is also a member of the Colorado Nurse’s society, APN chapter. She has worked in several Chiropractic offices and is a firm believer in optimizing and taking charge of your own health. Her training with Stem cells and PRP was completed through Downtown’s healthcare injection University.
Laura is married to a fellow Colorado native with two very energetic sons. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the piano and experimenting in the kitchen. She loves teaching patients and helping people understand all their healthcare choices and possibilities for optimal health
Dr. Terry Smith, DC
Dr. Terry Smith D.C. 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.
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. 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.
Dr. Jason Markijohn, DC
Dr. Jason Markijohn, D.C. Is a Chiropractic Physician and very excited to bring his years of profession experience to Elevate Medical. In 2000, He completed his graduate studies at Sherman College of Chiropractic and received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in December of that year. In addition to earning his Doctorate in Chiropractic, he is a group exercise certified personal trainer through NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine).
Since graduating, Dr. Jason has concentrated his continuing education on human nutrition, muscle strengthening/rehabilitation, and core muscle stabilization. Dr. Jason is a native of Pittsburgh, PA and moved to Colorado in October of 2006. He is a diehard fan of the Steelers, Penguins, and Avalanche. Outside of the office, you may see Dr. Jason running with his Siberian Huskies, at the gym, or attending a live music show.
Dr. Jason Markijohn’s professional mission is to assist people live healthier lives through Chiropractic care and to provide education on how a wellness oriented lifestyle can assist you in reaching your optimum health goals.
Dr. Kourtney Lockwood, DC
Dr. Kourtney Lockwood is a Colorado State Licensed and Board Certified Chiropractor. She received her Doctor of Chiropractic and Bachelor of Science in Human Biology from The University of Western States in Portland, OR. Dr. Lockwood is also certified in Graston Technique, Active Release Techniques, and nutritional counseling.
As an avid ultra-distance runner and former, professionally trained dancer, Dr. Lockwood has a longstanding interest in the intricacies of ideal biomechanics, well-constructed injury prevention, and evidence-based nutrition. Through her devotion to a rigorous lifestyle, she has gained a unique understanding of the physical and mental demands faced when affected by pain. In addition, she has become very passionate about addressing nutritional issues from a practical perspective, centered on real, organic, whole foods.
With over ten years in practice, Dr. Lockwood has been a chiropractic provider to a vast array of patients in both Boston and Seattle. As a part-native of Colorado’s Front Range, she is very excited to be home and to have the opportunity to serve the local community. When not with a patient, you can find her exploring nearby mountain trails, enjoying live music, or running throughout Denver during the wee hours of the day.
Dr. Katie Anderson, DC
Bio coming soon!
Ashley Carter, MSPT-OCS
Ashley received a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy at Regis University in 2002. She has a specialization of OCS- Orthopedic Certified Specialist as well at trigger point dry needling.
Ashley belongs to the APTA- American Physical Therapy Association.
Ashley currently lives in Conifer CO and enjoys hiking, camping, and rafting around the state of Colorado with her friends and her dog.