Erik Brand
Erik S. Brand, M.D., M.Sc.

Erik S. Brand, M.D., M.Sc.

Erik S. Brand, M.D., M.Sc.
Specialty

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine

Clinical Interests / Special Procedures Performed

Acupuncture, Acute Pain Management, Adolescent Psychology, Aging/Anti-Aging, Alternative Medicine, Amputation Rehabilitation, Ankle & Knee Arthritis, Ankle Injuries, Arthritis, Athletic Conditioning, Auto Accidents-Back/Neck pain, Back Injuries, Back Pain, Back/Spine Injuries, Biofeedback, Biomechanics, Body Image, Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology, Bone Density Evaluation, Botox Treatment, Botulinum Treatment, Bursitis, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Carpal Tunnel/Peripheral Nerve, Cervical Spine Problems/Proc., Cervical/Lumbar Degen. Disorders, Chinese Herbs, Cholesterol, Cholesterol Management, Chronic Disease Management, Chronic Pain, Clinical Research & Educ., Complementary Medicine, Compulsive Disorder, Compulsive Overeating, Concussion, Counseling, Counseling - Illness/Disability, Cross-Cultural Medicine, Depression, Diabetes Complications/Mgmt., Diabetic Foot Care, Diagnostic Pain Management, Diet/Weight Control, Disc Problems, Disease Prevention, Dyslipidemia, Eating Disorders, Elbow Trauma, Electrodiagnosis, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Electromyography (EMG), Epidural, Epidural Steroid Injection, Evidence-Based Health Care, Exercise Physiology, Fibromyalgia, Flat Feet, Food Allergies, Foot Injuries, Frozen Shoulder, Functional Medicine, Gait Analysis, General Foot Problems, Grief, Grief Therapy, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Hammertoe, Head Injury, Headaches, Health Maintenance, Health Promotion, Heel Pain, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, Hip Dysplasia, Hypercholesterolemia, Hyperlipidemia, Hypertension, Individual Therapy, Industrial Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Irregular Periods, Joint Infections, Knee Arthritis/Joint Replcmnt, Knee Injuries, Laser Therapy, Leg Length Discrepancy, Limb Length Deformity, Limb Numbness, Limb Pain, Lipid Disorders, Loss/Bereavement, Lumbar Spine Trauma/Disease, Major Disabilities Rehab., Marital/Relationship Issues, Massage Therapy, Medical House Calls Only, Medication Management, Meniscal Tear, Menstrual Disorders/Athletes, Mental Health, Migraines, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Mood Disorders, MRI, Musculoskeletal, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Musculoskeletal Radiology, Neck Disorders, Neck Injuries, Neck Pain, Nerve Block, Nerve Conduction Studies (NCV), Nerve Conduction Velocity, Neurologic Rehabilitation, Neuromuscular Diseases, Non-Invasive Diagnostics, Numbness, Nutrition, Obesity, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Occupational Medicine, OCD, Office Surgery & Procedures, Orthopaedics, Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedics, Orthopedics/Pediatrics, Orthopedics-Adult, Orthotics, Osteoporosis, Pain, Pain Management, Panic Disorder, Parental Counseling, Parenting Issues, Parkinson's Disease, Pediatric Care, Pediatric Foot Care, Pediatric Mental Health, Pediatric Orthopedics, Pediatric Sports Medicine, Pelvic Floor Problems, Pelvic Pain, Pelvic Support Problems, Peripheral Nerve Disorder, Peripheral Neuropathy, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Peripheral Vascular Dx, Phobias, Post-Polio Rehabilitation, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Preventive Medicine, Procedural Medicine, Psychosomatic Disorder, Psychotherapy, Psychotic Disorders, Radiofrequency Ablation, Rehabilitation, Repetitive Stress Injuries, Rheumatology, Risk Factor Management, Rotator Cuff, Sciatica, Scoliosis - Adult/Pediatric, Shoulder Injuries, Sleep Disorders, Smoking Cessation, Soft Tissue Pathology, Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant, Spinal Disorders, Spinal Pain, Spine Trauma & Disease, Sports Gynecology Disorders, Sports Injuries, Sports Medicine, Sprains, Stress and Anxiety, Stress Management, Stroke Rehabilitation, Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Symptomatic Peripheral Vascular Disease, Therapeutic Care, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Thoracic Spine Trauma/Disease, TMJ, Trauma Rehabilitation, Treadmill, Ultrasound, Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy, Vascular Disease, Women's Health, Workman's Comp (Labor & Industry), Workplace Injuries

  • Accepting Children: Yes
  • Accepting New Patients: Yes
  • Accepting Medicare: No
  • Accepting Medicaid/DSHS: No
Payment Methods Accepted:

Insurances, Cash, Check, Mastercard, Visa, Discover, Amex

Insurance Accepted:

Contact this office for accepted insurance plans.

Additional Information:

 

Dr. Brand is a board-certified sports medicine physician. He provides complete non- operative care of sports and activity-related conditions of muscle, bone, joints and nervous system in the adult and adolescent. He specializes in guided diagnostic and therapeutic injections utilizing musculoskeletal ultrasound, x-ray and electrodiagnostic medicine.

Dr. Brand has served as a Sports Medicine Doctor for the London Olympics and Paralympics, Boston Marathon and Head of the Charles Regatta and helped train 25% of the Australian Olympic Team in 2006. He has also provided sports medicine coverage to multiple teams at the high-school and collegiate levels.

Dr. Brand has multiple publications and presentations on sports medicine, recently speaking on rowing biomechanics at Harvard and The Mayo Clinic. He also served as a voice of the National Physical Activity Plan.

In the news:

http://www.king5.com/health/How-to-not-exercise-yourself-into-an-injury-187392401.html

http://www.king5.com/health/Exercises-to-relieve-neck-and-shoulder-pains-187199821.html

http://www.king5.com/health/How-the-presidential-candidates-stay-in-shape-176702561.html

kiroradio.com/listen/9944911/

 

Philosophy of Care

A former national champion rower at University of Washington and rower-turned-coach at University of Oxford, Dr. Brand sees himself as a “medical coach;” employing a holistic approach that emphasizes listening, individualized treatment, education and coordination of care with a multi-disciplinary team of specialists focused on injury prevention, rehabilitation and performance enhancement. His goal is to help facilitate wellness, life-long activity and quality lifestyle.

Personal Interests

A 5th generation Puget Sound resident and 3rd generation Husky athlete, Dr. Brand grew up playing football, basketball, soccer, wrestling, track and field, sailing, rowing as well as other sports in the mountains and sound; now enjoying anything active and social such as watersports, snowshoeing or flag football. A Phi Beta Kappa in Comparative History of Ideas at UW, he also loves learning about other cultures.

Medical School

University of Washington

Residency

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Chief Resident, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore

Fellowship(s)

Sports Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston

Board Certifications

Sports Medicine; Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Professional Associations:

American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American Society for Ultrasound in Medicine, American College of Lifestyle Med, Association of Academic Physiatrists, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Awards:

Resident Scholarship Award, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, 2011

Additional Information:

 

Dr. Brand is a board-certified sports medicine physician. He provides complete non- operative care of sports and activity-related conditions of muscle, bone, joints and nervous system in the adult and adolescent. He specializes in guided diagnostic and therapeutic injections utilizing musculoskeletal ultrasound, x-ray and electrodiagnostic medicine.

Dr. Brand has served as a Sports Medicine Doctor for the London Olympics and Paralympics, Boston Marathon and Head of the Charles Regatta and helped train 25% of the Australian Olympic Team in 2006. He has also provided sports medicine coverage to multiple teams at the high-school and collegiate levels.

Dr. Brand has multiple publications and presentations on sports medicine, recently speaking on rowing biomechanics at Harvard and The Mayo Clinic. He also served as a voice of the National Physical Activity Plan.

In the news:

http://www.king5.com/health/How-to-not-exercise-yourself-into-an-injury-187392401.html

http://www.king5.com/health/Exercises-to-relieve-neck-and-shoulder-pains-187199821.html

http://www.king5.com/health/How-the-presidential-candidates-stay-in-shape-176702561.html

kiroradio.com/listen/9944911/

 

Master’s dissertation: Cellular Nutrition and Immune Function in the Endurance Athlete:
Amino acid and immune cell levels in Marines during winter altitude training
Conducted in the Cellular Nutrition Research Group, University of Oxford, UK

Offices

Rehab Options of Issaquah
Highmark Medical Bld
1740 NW Maple Street, Suite 111
Issaquah, WA 98027
Phone: 425 394-1200
Fax: 425 394-0100
We are open for appointments: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday-Wednesday, 7:00 am – 4:30 pm Thursday, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm on Friday. PT sessions: 7:00 am – 5:30 pm Monday-Thursday, 7:00 am – 12:00 pm on Friday. Patients who work during the day are occasionally seen after 5:00 pm. Our regular office number is answered by an answering device after hours. If you have an emergency, please call the answering service directly at (425)251-3982.
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