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.

Dynamic Bracing & Physical Therapy Treatments

Joint Mobilization

Peripheral Nerve Mobilization

Closed Chain Functional Rehabilitation

Counterstrain

Wellness Center

Soft Tissue Mobilization

Kinesiotaping

Sports Specific Rehabilitation

Muscle Energy Techniques

Balance & Gait Training

Meet our Staff

Andrea Baker

PT, ATC, AT/L

Andrea is the owner and founder of Dynamic Bracing & Physical Therapy, Inc. She graduated with a B.S. in Physical Therapy and won the Faculty Recognition Award from Eastern Washington University in 1994. She is skilled in Fascial Counterstrain and is also a Certified Athletic Trainer. Her highest priority is making her patients better. She combines advanced treatment techniques with patient education, and is sought out for her ability to handle complex and chronic cases where other treatment methods have failed.

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.

Jesse Dunn

DPT, CSCS

Jesse graduated from Eastern Washington University in 2017 with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Prior to graduate school, she graduated North Dakota State University with a degree in both Exercise Science and Psychology. Jesse has been a certified personal trainer since 2007 and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach with the National Strength and Conditioning Association since 2010.
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.”

Arch Harrison

PTA, LMP, JSCC

Arch graduated summa cum laude with an Associates in Applied Sciences degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant from Norther Virginia Community college in 1992.

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.

We would love to hear from you!

Schedule Appointment

(509) 325-9144

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  • The whole team here are so exceptional that words can barely describe. I have a condition that is rarely studied by doctors called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. I have seeked treatment by Chiropractors, Acupuncturist, etc, etc. The Strain Counter Strain treatments are beyond amazing in relieving my pain! I don’t want to miss the opportunity to tell everyone that they have some of the most modern and technological exercise equipment ever seen! And holy moly they have bracing for everything. I got a SI joint brace...yeah I said SI joint brace...who has ever heard of one of those? Anyhoo go see them if you have any type of pain from athletic muscle strains to chronic pain from EDS, MS, ALS, etc. I swear their practice can give you some relief. Andrea has magic in her hands!!

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    brian simmons
    5/28/2019

    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.

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    Russelle Mazulo
    5/28/2019
  • Always courteous and friendly people. The staff has worked with me on various injuries - knee, hip, foot and low back. Because of their partnership, I remain very active and am getting stronger every day. A healing atmosphere with a fun vibe.

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    nicolette brant
    5/28/2019

    positive review My lower back hurt for several years. Thanks to Andrea and Jesse my back feels good most of the time. My right shoulder was so bad it would wake me up at night. It’s good now!

    Joanne Turner Avatar
    Joanne Turner
    9/11/2019
  • Arch and Andrea are fantastic PT's. Their use of counter-strain and interest in wholistic health has been a life changer for me.

    Margaret James Dobbins Avatar
    Margaret James Dobbins
    9/29/2017

    I love this place! I had almost given up on my body getting re-balanced and pain free (let alone being able to resume my regular exercise), before I was referred here. Andrea got me fixed up and stronger than before, and in no time at all! I was amazed. She showed me some exercises to strengthen my weak points and ways to correct my body with muscle work. I especially loved the fascial counterstrain work, I noticed the most difference right away from that. Nice office staff and great service, I highly recommend!

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    Baylee King
    4/19/2017

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