Pat McBrearty, D.C., ART - Founder
Dr. Pat is one of Canton's own growing up in Plain Township and graduating from GlenOak High School in 1996. While attending GlenOak, he participated in Soccer, Diving and Track. He acquired accolades such as Second Team All-Ohio in Soccer and became the Stark County record holder in the Pole Vault. Dr. Pat then went on Walsh University, in North Canton, Ohio, and graduated in 2001 where he majored in Biology, Pre-Med. While at Walsh, he played soccer and was awarded honorable mention All-Conference all four years he attended. Dr. Pat is listed in the top ten in school history in scoring and total points. Throughout his athletic career, Dr. Pat had many season ending injuries. It was from these experiences that he learned about chiropractic and so he 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 Ta Kwon Do Championships. 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. 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 to caring for the patient by working with other medical professionals (Primary Care Physicians, Orthopedists, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapist, Massotherapists) to provide the highest quality of care for his patients. He utilizes evidence based methods of care to provide the patient with the most effective treatment so that they are able to become well in the shortest period of time possible.
Dr. Pat has traveled to several events and has provided ART® at several races in Stark and Summit Counties, including the Jackson Night Glow 5K, the Green YMCA Caribbean 5K/10K, the Louisville St. Patrick's Day 5K, the Plain Township Rotary Great Pumpkin Run, and the Akron Marathon.
Dr. Pat is married to his beautiful wife Stephanie and they have three children, Patrick Gabriel, Lennon Eoghan and Theodorah Olive Annalie. He will be the first to tell you what a exciting time this has been for his family with three little ones at home.
Dr. Pat is still an avid soccer player and referee and is becoming more passionate about his recent hobby, Triathlons. He is one of the Co-Founders of the Stark County Triathlon Club and has competed in 7 triathlons as well as two half marathons along with many other road races. Dr. Pat is proud to establish his practice in Canton, OH and Plain Township and takes pride in having the opportunity to give back to both communities.
Rocco Milano, D.C.
Dr. Stephen “Rocco” Milano is extremely excited to join McBrearty Soft Tissue & Sport Chiropractic! The partnership cements a long-standing relationship between the two doctors. Both Plain Local School graduates; Dr. McBrearty was Rocco’s pole vault coach at GlenOak High School.
Dr. Rocco has been interested in chiropractic since an early age. He had his first chiropractic treatment at age 12 and continued to utilize chiropractic throughout his sports career, helping him to work through injuries in a safe and drug-free manner.
He received his Associate's degree from Kent State University at Stark and moved to California where he earned Bachelor’s of Science and Doctorate of Chiropractic Degrees from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Los Angeles.
Dr. Rocco began his career in Orange County, California working with the OCFIGHTDOCS, concentrating on chiropractic adjustments and rehabilitation for athletes. In February 2014 he moved back to his hometown of Canton, Ohio to further pursue his career, be closer to his family and give back to the community that gave him so much growing up.
Dr. Rocco has received extra training in treating pediatric patients and pregnant women. He believes that being healthy includes eating well, exercise, and utilizing the right tools to maintain the body! Dr. Rocco is excited to have found a practice that has the tools and staff, along with the same philosophy, that he has always wanted to be a part of. He looks forward to meeting you in the future!
Tim Lasick, ART, LMT
Tim is a 2002 graduate of Walsh University in North Canton, where he received a Bachelors degree in Communications. After graduating, he enjoyed a six-year coaching career at Marlington High School as the boy’s head soccer coach. During his time there, Tim led his athletes to great success! His teams went on to win three conference and district championships.
Tim joined the McBrearty Soft Tissue and Sport Chiropractic practice in 2010 and helped to establish the rehabilitation department. Following the relocation and expansion of the practice in 2012, Tim design and launched a successful personal training business within the practice. In 2014, Tim took on the personal challenge of going back to school to become a License Massage Therapist (LMT) in conjunction with becoming full body ART certified.
We are proud to have Tim in his new role as a Soft Tissue Specialist at MFSC! In his free time, Tim enjoys working out, keeping active, long walks on the beach and candle lit dinners. He is also an avid sports fan and goes by the nickname Hulk!!!!
Elise Grasse, D.C., ART
Dr. Grasse is looking forward to joining the community once again. Elise is a Stark County native and grew up in Louisville. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Akron in Biochemistry. She moved to upstate New York where she then earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College.
Chiropractic came into Dr. Grasse’s life as a teenager. As a dancer training with the Canton Ballet, chiropractic and soft tissue therapy became essential to sustaining proper body biomechanics to allow her to perform at her best. A whole-body approach also uncovered lifelong food allergies that improved her quality of life exponentially. Although recurring injuries kept her from pursuing a professional career, Dr. Grasse knew she had a passion for helping others achieve their dreams.
Dr. Grasse is certified in Active Release Techniques, Webster Technique, and Applied Kinesiology. Her passion lies in treating the body as a whole, starting at a young age. She is thrilled to have found a practice with the same values! Dr. Grasse is now accepting new patients and looks forward to working with you to help achieve your goals!
Outside the office, Elise enjoys spending time with family. She loves being a part of the Canton Ballet Alumni Association and Barre Association, volunteering her time for special events and fundraisers. She is thrilled to be getting married this year to her fiance, Brad. You can often find Brad & Elise at Z car events, showing Brad's Datsun 260z, Elise also loves watching movies of all genres and ages!