Dr. Ryan Groelz, DC
Dr. Ryan Groelz sought out healthcare as a profession after numerous sports injuries. He was an avid skier growing up in Lake Tahoe and a collegiate basketball player. He began his education by obtaining a BS in Biology from California State University with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics.
He was awarded the honor of All Academic First Team by the Northern California Athletic Conference for his achievements off the court as well as on.
He furthered his education in the San Francisco Bay Area with a Doctorate in Chiropractic from Life West Chiropractic College. He earned many honors during his tenure there and graduated as salutatorian of his class. Upon graduation, Dr. Groelz achieved the level of Distinguished Fellow in Chiropractic Biophysics.
As a Broomfield chiropractor, Dr. Groelz is a member of the Colorado Chiropractic Association, and also of the Chiropractic Biophysics Organization. In addition to being voted the Best Chiropractor in Broomfield 4 consecutive years, Dr. Groelz is married to his beautiful wife Dr. Melissa Groelz, and is the proud father of two children, Bella and Dax.
Dr. Melissa Groelz, DC
Dr. Melissa Groelz, a Colorado native, attended the University of Colorado at Boulder and graduated valedictorian of her class with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology. She went on to attend Life Chiropractic College West in the San Francisco Bay area and graduated valedictorian of her class there as well, earning her Doctorate in Chiropractic. During her years of schooling, Dr. Melissa worked for seven years as a personal fitness trainer, aerobics teacher, and Pilates instructor. She still takes time out of her schedule to teach Pilates Reformer. Dr. Melissa incorporates her fitness background with her care to help patients gain strength and long-term correction of their spinal and health problems.
Dr. Melissa is one of only seven chiropractors in Colorado with a post-doctoral certification to perform Chiropractic Biophysics, the most scientifically researched technique in the world today.
Drs. Ryan and Melissa enjoy teaching various exercise and health topics throughout the community and are proud to be one of seven certified clinics in Chiropractic Biophysics in the state of Colorado. Chiropractic Biophysics is the most advanced and researched technique in the field to date. Together, Drs. Ryan and Melissa provide the most advanced approach to health care known today, successfully treating a multitude of musculoskeletal disorders (naturally).
Dr. Rick Roope, DC
Those who know Dr. Rick know how much he loves and respects this profession. He started his journey as a chiropractor after being rear-ended by a semi on Colorado’s Interstate-25 about 15 years ago. Chiropractic care helped get his life back, and he is extremely passionate about helping others to do the same.
He began his education by obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology from the University of Wyoming with an emphasis in Chemistry and Biomechanics. After attaining both degrees, he then furthered his education in the San Francisco Bay Area, receiving a Doctorate in Chiropractic from Life West Chiropractic College. After graduating, he owned and developed multiple chiropractic offices, Motion Chiropractic & Unified Health Group. He brings his expertise in functional chiropractic and more than 11 years experience in the field to Rock Creek Spine.
Along with chiropractic, he is passionate about being a father to two amazing little girls, his faith, and a love for all things Colorado.
Dr. Orrico, DC
Dr. Orrico started his education at the University of Colorado in Boulder with a focus on pre-med studies and earned his Bachelor of Science and Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life University in Marietta, Georgia. Dr. Orrico has specialized training in working with athletes and uses Graston Technique, Kinesiotaping, and extremity adjustments to keep patients active and feeling their best. Furthermore, he is passionate about pediatric and prenatal chiropractic and feels fortunate to see the positive power of chiropractic first hand with the health of his wife and children.
Dr. Orrico lives in the Denver area with his wife and five children. Outside the office, he enjoys fishing, hiking, Crossfit, and playing with his kids.