HELPING YOU GET BACK TO WHAT YOU LOVE TO DO
Experience top-notch, one-on-one physical therapy in our friendly, relaxed environment. Our physical therapists utilize special techniques they’ve learned from additional training that you may not receive at other facilities. These include fascial counterstrain, functional rehabilitation exercises and muscle energy techniques just to name a few. We’ve designed our practice to allow for the extra treatment time necessary to really listen and formulate a treatment plan tailored just for you.
Locally Owned And Operated
Andrea and Doug Baker established Dynamic Bracing & Physical Therapy in 1996 with the intent of providing the highest quality of physical therapy for patients in Spokane, WA and the surrounding areas. When they began Dynamic Bracing & Physical Therapy, Andrea and Doug wanted to provide the best solution for reduced pain and quicker recovery. They also have a passion for wellness. In April 2018 they started and incorporated Healthy Body Solutions into their practice.
Meet our Staff
Andrea feels the profession of physical therapy requires lifetime learning and supports the entire physical therapy team in regularly attending continuing education courses.
Andrea is a Spokane native and mother of two. She is an active parent who volunteers at Garfield Elementary and North Central High School. She is passionate about healthy living and spends as much time as possible enjoying nature and the outdoors playing sports, gardening, camping, and hiking in the woods. She enjoys cooking with organic foods and educating people about the benefits of essential oils.
She enjoys working with all types of patients, especially helping athletes of all ages return to optimal performance. She uses a combined approach of manual therapy and exercise to help patients return to the activities they love. When she’s not working, Jesse enjoys biking, gardening, and exploring the outdoors.
“I have been an injured athlete, trying to stretch, exercise, and tape myself out of an injury without success. That’s where manual therapy comes into play. I have been practicing fascial counterstrain for over a year now and notice more benefits with this technique than any other. Some things you can’t do yourself, and that’s when coming in for manual therapy can help you.”
Previously, he worked as a Licensed Massage Practitioner specializing in sports massage. Additionally, he holds certificates as a Strain-Counterstrain Specialist and an Emergency Medical Technician. He is experienced in peripheral joint mobilization, functional exercise programs, Surface EMG biofeedback for muscle retraining, and soft tissue mobilization. He recently expanded his training to include chronic pain intervention using both manual and Graded Motor Imagery techniques.
Arch and his wife settled in Spokane in 1992 after undertaking a 3600-mile tandem bicycle tour of the western states. Since then, he has been active as a Search and Rescue hK9 handler with Intermountain Search Dogs and a member of the ski patrol. His diverse interests include skiing, sea kayaking, long-distance cycling, backpacking, cooking, and spinning/weaving.
The therapists really care about their patients. They take the time to research and trouble shoot the issues and adjust treatment as needed. Their techniques are not what mainstream would describe as "physical therapy" but it's an amazing and precise science that really works!! Thanks to the whole team for treating my ailments over the years.Ami Veltrie5/28/2019
Since treatments I've had reduced pain and have been able to sleep through the night. Andrea and Becky provided treatments but the entire staff is professional and caring. I can move better and have put off surgery for the time being.Russelle Mazulo5/28/2019
I've known Adrea for over 30 years, and have had her as a therapist for several different issues ranging from lower back to post ACL surgery therapy. I've followed her from several different practices because she knows what she's doing. Their office appearantly has a great parctice of hiring quality people as well. I have reluctantly been seeing Jennifer for the past 2 weeks due to Adrea's full schedule, and I am absolutely delighted with even the early results to an IT Band and torn meniscus issue. It's the first time in months that I have been able to walk without the aid of a cane. I'm looking forward to seeing the results of the upcoming weeks.Stephen Schneiderman6/28/2017
Love love love this place! Jessi is the therapist that I see and she is super sweet and very professional. Jessi explains what she is doing and how it will help. Darcy at the front desk is always cheerful and very helpful with scheduling and billing. If you are looking for a physical therapy office you should definitely call dynamic physical therapy and bracing!Wendi Soulia5/03/2019