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.
While in the clinic, Meghan uses specific exercise and manual therapy to facilitate improved body awareness and movement for sport, as well as for everyday life. On the side, she also coaches clients in triathlon, running, and nutrition for endurance sport and an everyday healthy lifestyle. Her love for activity and health also keeps her active in the outdoors by spending time traveling for races, walking her dogs, gardening, and whipping up new creations in the kitchen.
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 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!!brian simmons5/28/2019
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.nicolette brant5/28/2019
I can't believe how much relief I get from going to Andrea and Jessie. I have been going to them for 5 years off and on. I go in for about 6 sessions about every 6 months for counter strain. They help reduce my pain and lymphedema due to breat cancer and radiation. Nothing else works. Not even at home stuff. I can enjoy doing things again just from the treatments. I reccomend them to every one. It is AMAZING!!!!Bobbi-Jo Thomas8/28/2019
If in fact you have a fall, accident or other problem
THIS IS THE PLACE TO GET HELP. I found Andrea Baker, Arch & Jesse to be excellent in their work & the ultimate professionals at all times. Strain and counterstrain technique was new to me. This treatment was very effective, they also gave me physical therapy exercises to do at home which helped the process of recovery. I would highly recommend this office for Physical Therapy. The environment was bright and cheerful & clean. Everyone made working on recovery a real good experience. Thank you for your help.Rae Baker5/27/2019
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