Dr. Rachel Brakke is a board-certified physiatrist who has specialized training in pain and sports medicine. She focuses on conservative therapies for her patients to address the pain problem or sports injury through therapy, medications, exercise, or injections. Dr. Brakke received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Texas and completed her residency at the University of Washington. She received fellowship training in pain medicine and sports medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.


  • MD – University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
  • Residency – University of Washington
  • Fellowship – Pain Medicine/Sports Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Areas of Specialization

  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic pain
  • Osteoarthritis

Clinic Information

Dr. Rachel Brakke, MD Physiatrist
The Spine Center at University of Colorado Hospital
1635 North Aurora Court, Suite 4200
Aurora, Colorado 80045

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