Capitol Physical Therapy

About Us

Capitol Physical Therapy has been caring for the people of Lacey and surrounding areas for the past 20 years. While we greatly value the contributions made by the previous owners, we are now under new ownership! Capitol Physical Therapy has now teamed up with Physical Therapy Northwest, an established and respected physical therapy company that will allow us to better meet your needs, and provide you with the best care possible. You will find that this is an excellent environment to rehabilitate from your condition and to maximize your health. From your first visit, you will find that you have your physical therapist's undivided attention, and that he will listen to your needs and select with you the best methods possible to reduce your symptoms, and speed you on your road to recovery. We hope you will consider Capitol Physical Therapy: Hands on Healthcare!

David Blanchard, PT

David Blanchard, PT

David Blanchard has 12 years of experience with specialties including care for industrial injuries, motor vehicle injuries, and a variety of spinal conditions. In that time he has also worked extensively with sport-related trauma and overuse injuries. In order to effectively return a patient to their desired level of activity, David uses evidence-based treatments and techniques. He employs a balanced approach, utilizing appropriate manual therapies, accurate dosage of movement and therapeutic exercises, and other treatment modalities. Most importantly, however, he listens carefully to each person's needs. David's greatest desire is to ensure that each patient has a comprehensive one on one experience with their therapist, in order to maximize the quality of their care.

David's educational history includes graduating from a top 10 rated physical therapy school, and post graduate courses including the NAIOMT certification system, the ASTYM system for accelerated soft tissue healing, and training in rehabilitation for vestibular disorders. David has also performed Physical Capacity Exams for the past 7 years. He is fluent in Spanish, is active in his community, and most recently has been involved as the assistant coach of a Middle School-division Science Olympiad team, which won 1st place in Washington for several years. He has also been active with BSA, singing in choirs, writing and playing music, and participating in onstage theatrical performances. He is also the proud father of three boys and three girls, and has been married for 20 years.