A2 Physical Therapy + Older Adults


A2 Physical Therapy is eager and passionate about helping Tacoma’s older adults live safer, healthier, and longer independent lives. Our PTA Molly Daugherty brings her experience from the acute care, skilled nursing, and outpatient physical therapy settings to A2 Physical Therapy, where she greatly values the collaborative approach A2’s physical therapists, personal trainers, and massage therapists use every day to provide exceptionally well-rounded  and patient-focused care. 

Comprehensive treatment programs are individualized for each patient with their personal goals, functional mobility, and balance abilities considered. We incorporate effective research-based interventions and Medicare-accepted outcome measures to provide the highest quality of personalized physical therapy in Tacoma. Specific treatments designed for people with Parkinson’s disease are also offered at A2.

At A2 Physical Therapy, we are excited to be working with the older adult community as we are currently accepting Medicare patients. Molly and the entire A2 team strive to positively affect the health-related quality of life with each of our patients. We are experienced and committed to helping older adults of all ages improve their confidence and retain their independence. 

"I had a lot of fear after surgery, afraid that I would not regain mobility and strength. I feel that A2 helped me achieve a higher plateau of health, motion, and strength than I would’ve achieved elsewhere. Also, A2 has taught me the exercises to go even further, to strengthen and mobilize my shoulder. I fully trust A2 and will recommend them to all my friends, family, and coworkers. They have all treated both me and my wife with a gentle kindness that is rare today and have made us feel welcome in their care. Very professional, but with a sense of caring; that is how I would describe A2. I will miss them all and am very grateful to have been in their hands."

− Roger

"Thanks so much - from the front desk, to my therapist Danny, to the owners. I felt supported by caring professionals while I recovered from my work related injuries. I felt encouraged to work hard to fully recover, and I feel like I have. Negotiating health care services can be overwhelming, but A2 made getting the care I needed straight forward. Thanks again for everything."

− David

"I began treatment with Alika after a back injury at work. I had already been out of work 3 weeks. Alika had an immediate impact on my back health and posture, providing more relief than I had felt with chiropractic/massage. Over the following month Alika used a unique spinal technique alongside other treatments and strengthening methods to improve my condition and get me back to work. I’ve been to several other clinics in my time as a competitive athlete and Alikas therapy coupled with his attentiveness to patients problems and injuries is second to none. Would highly recommend Alika and A2 PT to anyone with back issues or P.T. needs"

− Micah