Dr. Pat grew up in Aurora, Colorado and moved to Canton, Ohio in 1990. He lived there until recently when he moved to Castle Rock to help his wife pursue her professional career.
Through High School and College Dr. Pat was a competitive athlete receiving numerous accolades for his performance in soccer, diving and pole vaulting. Throughout his athletic career, Dr. Pat had many season ending injuries. It was from these experiences that he learned about chiropractic and decided to become a chiropractor to help those individuals that experienced the same pain that he endured and give them hope.
In 2002, Dr. Pat began his chiropractic education at New York Chiropractic College. While attending, he was a member of the Dean's List and was selected to participate in an internship at the Veteran's Affairs Memorial Hospital in Buffalo, New York. While in Buffalo, Dr. Pat was a member of the medical staff for the Buffalo Gladiators, a semi-professional football team, the Buffalo Bandits, a professional Lacrosse team, and the National Tae Kwon Do Championships in Colorado Springs, CO. In March, 2005, Dr. Pat graduated from New York Chiropractic College.
On January 2, 2007, Dr. Pat established McBrearty Family & Sport Chiropractic. He has treated patients of all shapes and sizes varying from the weekend warrior to the professional athlete (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, UFC, Track & Field, Triathlon). Using his knowledge of Chiropractic, Active Release Techniques®, Graston Technique®, Kinesiotaping®, rehabilitative stretches and strengthening exercises, and nutrition, he has been helping patients become well, one patient at a time.
Dr. Pat uses a multidisciplinary approach for caring for his patients. He works with other medical professionals (Primary Care Physicians, Orthopedists, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapist, Massotherapists) to provide the highest quality of care for his patients. Dr. Pat utilizes evidence based methods of care to provide his patients with the most effective treatment so that they are able to become well in the shortest period of time possible.
Dr. Pat is married to his beautiful wife, Stephanie, and they have three children, Patrick, Lennon and Theodorah (a.k.a. "Teddie!"). He will be the first to tell you what an exciting time this has been for his family with three little ones at home, especially with the recent move to Castle Rock!
Dr. Pat is still an avid soccer player and he has begun to pursue other areas of interest such as Triathlons, Tae Kwon Do and, most recently, CrossFit! Dr. Pat is proud to continue to run his thriving practice in Canton, OH remotely and looks forward to having the opportunity to be able to get to know and provide exceptional care to the Greater Castle Rock community!
Jen Slintak is a graduate of the Denver Integrative Massage School with 600 hours of training and licensed with the State of Colorado. Her massage style is a blend of Eastern and Western modalities. Jen will incorporate stretching, cupping, and gua sha to ensure the clients best possible outcome. Jen chose to work in a CrossFit gym because she loves to work with athletes and weekend warriors. If you like relaxing gentle massage, Jen's probably not your girl!
Jen is also a registered ERYT200 Yoga Teacher. She has been working with clients privately and in groups for the past 8 years. If you are looking to increase range of motion or gain body awareness, consider a one on one session for assessment.
What is cupping?
Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. Cupping can help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep tissue massage.
What is Gua Sha?
Gua sha is a natural, alternative therapy that involves scraping your skin with a massage tool to improve your circulation. This ancient Chinese healing technique may offer a unique approach to better health, addressing issues like chronic pain.
How do I schedule an appointment?
The fastest way to schedule an appointment, is to text Jen. Include your name, the day you are hoping to get in for a massage, and the length of time you want. Jen will text you back with her availability for that day. Send texts to 303-253-4007
Why massage is an important component to CrossFit Recovery
Massages don't just feel great, they also provide excellent recovery assistance for CrossFit athletes. Getting a regular massage once a month or more can help reduce soreness and risk of injury while increasing mobility so you can perform better.
During high intensity exercise, lactic acid and general toxins from acidity increase in your muscles. Your body can naturally clear lactic acid and toxins with time and rest, however massage can help expedite the process, especially when you are working out often.
1. Massage lengthens fascia and muscle easing it back into place. This increases range of motion and has the added benefit of making your muscles look more toned.
2. Increases blood flow and circulation getting more oxygen into your body.
3. Decreases anxiety and stress.
4. Helps reduce pain and inflammation in the joints, tendons, nerves and bones.