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.
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.nicolette brant5/28/2019
What a positive experience. I was blown away, with how willing to help me they were. I have an old brace, and wanted to tune it up. everyone in town, could care less, but they not only took it on, but made me feel respected. My new brace this year will come from them, no matter what.Chris White6/28/2014
Dynamic bracing offers not only physical theraphy, but also strain/counterstrain for chronic pain. I have tried lots of different things, but strain/counterstrain gives me the most relief from pain. Awesome, caring, skilled therapistsCarol Marley5/28/2019
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
Exceptional expertise...as well as service. Their team of physical therapists are trained in techniques that go well beyond what the average PT offers. Every member of my family swears by dynamic bracing. Anytime we have a surgery or pain, we go to them. They've helped us through several post-op recoveries, including shoulder surgeries, hip replacement surgery, ankle surgery, and other orthopedic issues, as well as chronic back pain being fully resolved.Annie Beringer4/28/2019