New design for physical therapy in Kona
The Therapydia Difference
At Therapydia, you will receive one-on-one care with a Doctor of Physical Therapy throughout your treatment. We’ll customize your treatment program to match your needs and goals.
- Longer one-on-one treatment sessions
- No hand-offs to PT assistants or aides – see a licensed physical therapist the entire time
- Hands-on physical therapy techniques for faster recovery
- Highest rated Portland physical therapy with a 4.9 out of 5.0 avg. satisfaction rating across 600+ patient reviews
We work with and provide billing for most PPO insurance groups, Medicare, Workmen’s Comp and Auto Claims. Hawaii is a Direct Access state which means patients can be evaluated and treated by a licensed physical therapist without first seeing a physician for a prescription.
Please complete the form below, letting us know the best times for your schedule, or give us a call at (808) 498-4144 during our business hours. Our Office Manager will contact you shortly to schedule an appointment.
Therapydia Kona Map
78-6831 Alii Drive #420 (in the Keauhou Shopping Center)
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Mon: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Tue: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Wed: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Thu: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Fri: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Tyler Patrick, PT, DPT, OCS Clinic Director
Bio:Originally from Sandusky, Ohio, Tyler attended The Ohio State University where he pursued a degree in Athletic Training. During his training, he worked with collegiate athletes and completed an internship with the Baltimore Ravens. After graduating, Tyler attended Duke University where he received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Upon receiving his doctorate, he pursued more education as an Orthopedic Resident with Proaxis Therapy in South Carolina. Tyler is a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist, passing a national examination demonstrating advanced knowledge and understanding in Orthopedics. Tyler moved to the Big Island in 2014 and has embraced the culture and community. He loves to surf, hike, play bike polo, and go for runs with his dog, Rufio. The Big Island is home to Tyler and he hopes to have a positive impact on this community for years to come!Education: The Ohio State University for Athletic Training (‘09)Duke University for Doctorate of Physical Therapy (‘13)Proaxis Therapy Orthopedic Residency (‘14)PT speciality/focus area: Orthopedics and Sports Physical TherapyActivities: Surfing, Hiking, Swimming, Kayaking, Free Diving, Bike Polo, Climbing, Slacklining, Traveling, Exploring, Playing Acoustic Guitar
Stephanie Colasanti, PT, DPT Physical Therapist
Bio:Stephanie fell in love with the Big Island when she did one of her physical therapy internships at the Life Care Center of Kona and knew it would be a great place to practice physical therapy. Stephanie is originally from Michigan, but moved to the north east coast of Florida when she was 8. She developed a passion for surfing and the ocean from growing up in Florida and spent a few years in between summers coming home from college as an Ocean rescue lifeguard. She also participated in junior lifeguards, teaching kids to surf, taking them ocean kayaking and teaching them the ropes of being a lifeguard. Growing up, she was also a cross country runner and avid tennis player. She has a passion for nature, outdoors and adventure, and after graduating undergrad she did a 1200 mile bike tour from Eugene OR to Los Angeles CA. Her interests in PT include orthopedics and neurologic population. She has already taken all of the manual therapy courses (continuing ed) offered by the University of St. Augustine, and plans to get Manual Therapy Certified after gaining more experience with orthopedic patients. She loves treating a variety of patients ranging from the orthopedic to the neurological patient population and to provide them with the tools they need to move and feel better to improve their overall quality of life. Her future goals are to become MTC certified, SFMA certified, and potentially certified in yoga for health professionals. Education: Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of St. Augustine, 2016Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science, Florida Atlantic University, 2013Clinical focus: General outpatient practice with a specialized interest in orthopedics and neurologyLeisure Activities: Surfing, biking, hiking, running, kayaking, stand up paddling, traveling, chasing sunsets : )
Becky Roberts, PT, DPT Physical Therapist
Bio:Becky is originally from Albuquerque, NM but moved to Chicago after high school and spent the better part of 12 years living in Chicago. Becky spent her time in Chicago attending college, working in risk management for a law firm, traveling the world, and playing rugby. Through rugby, Becky grew a love for physical therapy and decided to switch her career path.Becky attended Washington University in St. Louis, where she earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2017. Since graduation, Becky worked as a travelling physical therapist, serving offices and patients across the United States. Becky also volunteered in Ethiopia for 5 weeks, to assist in delivering master's level physical therapy education to students at Mekele University. Becky moved to Kona in June 2019 to join the Therapydia team in delivering quality care to the residents of the Big Island. Becky's clinical interests include generalized outpatient orthopedics and chronic pain conditions. Becky is interested in pursing women's health certification in the future. Education:B.A. in Politics from Lake Forest College (2006), Doctor of Physical Therapy from Washington University in St.Louis (2017) Clinical Focus:Outpatient orthopedics, chronic painLeisure Activities:Swimming, hiking, weight lifting, reading, traveling, photography, and retired rugby player turned rugby fan.
Cheryl Fukushima Office Manager
Bio coming soon!Cheryl brings over 20 years of customer service experience to Therapydia Kona where she also loves to assist patients who speak Spanish as she is bi-lingual. Although she misses traveling through Texas and beyond, she really loves this big beautiful island. On the weekends, she enjoys taking her daughter to beaches, enjoying south Kona, crafting and making bracelets for family and friends.