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Andrew Richard Branchflower, DPT

Physical Therapist

Andrew Branchflower is a physical therapist practicing in Tacoma, WA. Andrew Branchflower specializes in physical treatment to help a patient reduce pain, restore mobility, rehabilitate an injury, or increase movement and overall function. As a physical therapist, Andrew Branchflower can treat multiple conditions with exercises, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, joint mobilization, heat, ice, massage, laser or light therapy and more. Andrew Branchflower will create a treatment plan based on the patients specific injury or condition, and might target a specific body part or body system based on the individual.
7 years Experience
Andrew Richard Branchflower, DPT
  • Kailua-Kona, HI
  • Loma Linda University
  • Accepting new patients

I was diagnosed with torticollis and need to go to physical therapy. What kind of treatment will I receive?

Your treatment will most likely consist of passive range of motion stretching, soft tissue mobilization, possible joint mobilization, modalities such as hot/cold packs/traction/electrical READ MORE
Your treatment will most likely consist of passive range of motion stretching, soft tissue mobilization, possible joint mobilization, modalities such as hot/cold packs/traction/electrical stimulation/ultrasound and postural strengthening activities performed by the therapist and instructions on how to perform these activities independently at home. The therapist may not perform all of these treatments, but will likely choose from these and select appropriate treatments based on the findings of your initial evaluation and which treatments you respond best to.

My shoulder hurts when I raise my arm. What should I do?

Pain is indicative of some kind of irritation. It would be best to go see a physical therapist in order to be properly diagnosed and to prevent the symptoms from worsening.

My knees are cracking all the time - Do I need PT?

Cracking alone is not indicative of any significant injury or irritation. It may be beneficial to see a PT for a full assessment to determine if there are any imbalances contributing READ MORE
Cracking alone is not indicative of any significant injury or irritation. It may be beneficial to see a PT for a full assessment to determine if there are any imbalances contributing to the cracking, especially if you are having any pain or limited mobility.