Dr. Patrick Engracia is the Clinic Director at Kazio Health (formerly Sport and Spine Rehab) in Rockville. He is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic with Physical Therapy privileges in Maryland. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign where he majored in Kinesiology with a minor in Geriatrics. He then went on to receive his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from National University of Health Sciences.
Dr. Patrick has a strong emphasis in rehabilitation and teaching. He has completed advanced education in functional rehabilitation, nutrition, sports medicine, and manual therapy. Dr. Patrick takes an integrated approach to rehabilitation and ensures every exercise has a specific purpose. He teaches CEs for the Maryland Chiropractic Association including: Core training in rehabilitation and Intro to Rehab. Dr. Patrick has also consulted with Theraband’s educational committee in their rehab certification program. Dr Patrick takes an eclectic approach to rehab with strong influences coming from Stu McGil, Grey Cook, DNS, TPI, Liebenson, Janda, and strength and conditioning. Dr. Patrick also is a certified personal trainer. In clinical practice, Dr. Patrick also likes to integrate technology to evaluate and treat his patients. He utilizes biofeedback, gait analysis treadmills, force plates to help his patients improve their movement or help return to their sport.
Dr. Patrick enjoys giving lectures and seminars for athletes in the local community. Dr. Patrick works with all types of athletes but has a special interest in crossfit athletes, rock climbers, runners, and strength sport athletes.