At Symmetry Sports Therapy, our team is dedicated to providing you with the  best care and service in the industry specifically tailored to meet your needs and goals.  As a result, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and referrals. We utilize a multi-disciplinary approach, incorporating chiropractic, soft tissue manipulation through A.R.T and Graston Technique, deep tissue laser therapy, functional movement assessment and training, and exercise rehabilitation to help heal you from the inside out while correcting potentially faulty patterns that brought you to us.

We welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best care in the industry.

Meet the Team

Dr. Kevin GoldenPSS_MoxieMadnessRocktape_111

Dr. Golden is an avid athlete who has competed his entire life in many different sports including Wrestling, Rugby, Olympic Weightlifting, Capoeira, Judo, Trail Running and Indoor Rock Climbing. He became a chiropractor because he believes that movement is the basis of health and a healthy lifestyle; and maximizing your ability to move pain free and being active is the key to optimizing your health –  allowing the opportunity to be the happiest, healthiest you that you can be.

As a chiropractor, Kevin has had the opportunity to provide care for elite and non-elite athletes alike from Professional Triathlete’s, Olympic Level Weightlifters, Professional Powerlifters, Professional Cyclists, Professional runners, NCAA, Military and Law Enforcement Professionals, Professional Crossfitters and Grid Athletes, Pop-Warner football, Weekend warriors, and those just trying to improve their health. He has also been an attending physician at elite level sporting events including The Ironman World Championships in Kona, and The North Face Endurance Challenge, The Sea Otter Classic, and The Pacific Weightlifting Association Championships.

Kevin earned his Doctorate from Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, CA in 2014. His specialties include:

  • Preventative and Corrective Rehabilitation
  • Myofascial Release
  • Functional Movement Screening (FMS)
  • Fascial Movement Taping (RockTape L2)
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)
  • Traditional Chiropractic methods

Dr. Brittni Melnychuk 

Dr. Brittni Melnychuk began her chiropractic journey when she was 6 months old, suffering from chronic ear infections that were not treated successfully with antibiotics. After her first chiropractic treatment she no longer had ear infection issues and her parents continued to take her to a chiropractor for the rest of her life. She never sustained any major injuries throughout her life during soccer, volleyball or weight lifting and she owes this all to chiropractic. It allowed her to move properly and keep her body functioning at its greatest potential.

Dr. Melnychuk attended the University of Oregon in her hometown, Eugene, OR, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in human physiology. She worked as a teaching assistant in the anatomy lab helping other students learn anatomy on human cadavers.

Since then, Dr. Melnychuk attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in San Jose, CA where she was an active member of Sports Council, providing chiropractic services to athletes in the San Francisco Bay Area, and she was the President of the Palmer Student Alumni Foundation, facilitating student-doctor interactions through office visits and on-campus presentations. She also participated in hospital rotations providing chiropractic care to the United States military at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs hospital and has lobbied for the chiropractic profession in Washington, D.C.

When Dr. Melnychuk is not in the clinic, you can find her hiking, lifting weights, exploring the world or behind a good book.

Certifications:

Doctor of Chiropractic

Myofascial release

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)

Awards:

Magna Cum Laude at Palmer College of Chiropractic


Dr. Cody Fowler Dr. Cody Fowler - Owner of Excelsior Fit and Symmetry Sports Therapy in Los Gatos, CA

Dr. Fowler’s career in Chiropractic started after enduring a traumatic snowboarding injury, fracturing and severely spraining much of his upper thoracic spine, as well as segments of his cervical spine. His Emergency Room prognosis was partial paralysis for up to six months. Seeking a second opinion, he was seen by a chiropractor – and walked out of their office the same night. He began his journey toward becoming a chiropractor shortly after.

Cody took a special interest in working with athletes while majoring in Exercise Science at Central Washington University, where he had the privilege of working in a facility that gained him access to VO2 testing, muscle biopsy, hydrostatic body fat weighing and much more.  Cody then continued his journey toward chiropractic, going to school while working as a personal trainer and rehabilitation specialist for clients ranging from motivated gym-goers to sedentary, obese individuals and elderly leukemia patients. He attended chiropractic college at Palmer Chiropractic College’s West Campus in San Jose, CA where he was involved in the Sports Council, Soft Tissue Club, Associated Student Government and more.

Cody has been a personal trainer since 2006 and continues to use corrective & performance exercise training as an integral part of his patient care plans. He uses functional movement analysis combined with orthopedic and neurologic exams, to take an individualized, multi-faceted approach to increasing function and decreasing pain. Working with populations ranging from weekend warriors to amateur and professional athletes to the underserved children of Fiji, Dr. Fowler implements a unique care plan for each patient consisting of manual therapies, soft tissue work, exercise rehabilitation and home care prescriptions to ensure each patient has the potential to heal and maintain at their maximum.

When not at Symmetry treating patients, Cody enjoys spending time outdoors- especially wakeboarding, hiking, going to the beach and golfing. Having competed in Track and Swimming, he enjoys maintaining an active lifestyle, balancing his exercise routines between running, yoga, CrossFit and whatever else may pose a healthy challenge.

Certifications:

  • Doctor of Chiropractic
  • Functional Movement Taping Level I & II (Rocktape)
  • ART (Active Release Technique)
  • Graston Technique
  • SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment)
    Awards & Accolades:
  • Virgil V. Strang Philosophy Award for efforts in the advancement of the chiropractic profession.
  • Top finisher at the ACA Sports Council Annual Symposium’s Tom Hyde Research presentations- for work in Golf Injury Prevention & Performance

Crystal Ruiz - Excelsior Office Manager Los Gatos CACrystal Ruiz – Office Manager

A San Jose native, Crystal spent her childhood playing any sport she could coax her parents into paying for. In her early teens, she became focused on dance, first at school and soon after in dance studios. Practicing ballet, Crystal has spent much time in learning discipline and perseverance towards movements that come unnatural to the human body.

Health of the mind and body are ideas not unrelated to one another, and Crystal believes that when you develop a strong connection between mind and body, you are able to accomplish anything in life. 

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