Andy has practiced physical therapy since 1983 and has developed into a respected leader in the Milwaukee-area orthopedic and sports physical therapy community. In 2014, the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association selected Andy as the Physical Therapist of the Year Award winner. He founded the independent free-standing PT practice of Body Mechanics in 1999 and has successfully assembled a talented team of highly skilled manual physical therapists to serve the area. His dual background of athletic training and physical therapy, combined with his skills in analyzing human movement, communication, and gifted sense of touch allow him to help athletes and other individuals optimize their physical abilities. He actively pursues further training and education and teaches continuing education to other physical therapists through the Institute of Physical Art at the national level.
Andy is known as a resource for other physical therapists for consultation on difficult cases as well as for treatment of their own injuries. His advanced training includes Functional Manual Therapy™ proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF), myofascial release, muscle energy techniques, specific functional exercise, foot orthotics, and dry needling methods for trigger point treatment.