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Kona

Kona

Physical Therapy in Kona, HI

Serving Kailua-Kona on the Island of Hawai'i

Whether you’re looking to recover from an injury, improve your athletic performance, or just make sure your mechanics are performing at the optimal level, the team at our Kona physical therapy clinic is here to help you along your path to lifetime wellness.

Here’s what you can expect at Therapydia Kona:

  • One-on-one, hands-on treatments designed around your unique body and goals
  • Tailored exercise programs to improve movement and function
  • Pinpoint to the root cause of your condition for lasting pain relief

If you’re looking for the best in Kona  physical therapy, contact us today!

Therapydia Kona

78-6831 Alii Drive Suite 420
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

Phone: (808) 498-4144
Fax: (808) 498-4153

Email: Hello@TherapydiaKona.com

Mon – Thursday: 7:00am to 7:00pm
Friday: 7:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

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Our Services

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

Our goal is to help our patients lead the lives they’ve always wanted, helping each individual reach their long-term wellness goals.

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Manual Therapy

Manual Therapy

Manual therapy is one type of clinical hands-on physical therapy technique. This technique uses skilled and sophisticated hands-on movements to treat soft tissues and joint structures.

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Baseline Screens

Baseline Screens

By tracking changes over time, we can pinpoint injuries before they happen and areas to improve for performance vitality.

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Sports Rehab & Performance Training

Sports Rehab & Performance Training

Our physical therapists are athletes just like you – we work together to create individualized programs based upon your goals and needs.

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Pelvic Floor

Pelvic Floor

Pelvic Health Physical Therapy spans across age groups and life events from competing in sports to childbirth, menopause and into the golden years.

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Prostatectomy

Prostatectomy

Undergoing a prostatectomy, the surgical removal of the prostate gland, is a significant event that can bring about various physical and emotional changes for men.

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Women's Pelvic Health

Women's Pelvic Health

In recent years, the field of women’s health has gained significant recognition, shedding light on the importance of addressing unique concerns that women face throughout their lives.

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Men's Pelvic Health

Men's Pelvic Health

When it comes to healthcare, pelvic health is an area that is often overlooked, particularly when it comes to men. However, men’s pelvic health is just as important as any other aspect of their well-being.

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Pre & Post-Partum Physical Therapy

Pre & Post-Partum Physical Therapy

Pregnancy is a time of wellness accompanied by tremendous musculoskeletal, physiological and emotional change.

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Body Composition Testing

Body Composition Testing

When looking at the composition of your body, your weight is just one factor. If you are trying to build more strength and muscle mass, you may weigh more since muscle weighs…

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Vertigo

Vertigo

What’s the difference between dizziness and vertigo? Dizziness is a very broad term that can encompass lightheadedness, unsteadiness or a fainting sensation. Vertigo is actually a specific type of dizziness that is described as the sensation that one’s surroundings are moving or spinning around them.

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TMJ & TMD Physical Therapy

TMJ & TMD Physical Therapy

The temporomandibular joint, which connects the jaw to the side of the head, is one of the most used joints in the body.

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Post Concussion

Post Concussion

From professional football to pee wee hockey, there is probably no other health concern in athletics that has exploded on a national level like concussions. The American Journal of Sports Medicine says up to 300,000 high school athletes will experience a concussion this year.

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Kona Physical Therapy Team

Our Testimonials and Reviews

As proof that we are delivering the highest quality services, we have scored an average of 4.9 out of 5 across 2,253 patient satisfaction surveys. You're only as good as your latest testimonial!

Here are the most recent Testimonials from Kona

Samantha Fujimori | Office Manger

Samantha, with over 25 years of administrative experience hails originally from Ka’ū. She graduated from Konawaena High School, Home of the Wildcats. As a high school senior, she attended school to study Early Childhood Education. Thereafter, she became a student at HCC and University of Hawaii-West Hawaii campuses. Samantha worked in the preschool setting for 10 years. Most recently in the last 15 years, she has been managing a physical therapy office near her residence. Samantha enjoys helping her community members with their coordination of care, directing them to resources when requested or providing the best support regarding their well being.

In Samanthaʻs free time, she enjoys the company of her children & grandchildren, family and friends alike; whether it may be at home, one of our many beaches, cruising our island or walking through our forests in the mountains. She loves to eat poi, enjoys gardening and takes interest in learning more about her Hawaiian culture, food sustainability, composting, preservation and all things that will help to keep our island clean. She enjoys crafting, organizing, small gym workouts with friends, buddhi yoga, music, horseback riding, her genealogy/family history, small event planning and is pleased to help give back to our community by volunteering her time.

Amy Davis, MSPT | Physical Therapist

Amy received her Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Des Moines University, Osteopathic Medical Center in 2000. She returned to Kona shortly thereafter and has practiced in West Hawaii for over 23 years.  Amy is an alumnus of Konawaena High School, and is well rooted in the community.  She received her certificate in Neuro-developmental Treatment (NDT) in 2006 and uses this in an outpatient setting to help patients regain motor patterns and facilitate movement for a variety of injuries and disorders. She is experienced in the treatment of chronic and acute injuries, post-surgical rehabilitation, balance and vestibular disorders, as well as stroke rehabilitation.  She enjoys treating patients of all ages and activity levels. Amy utilizes numerous manual techniques including joint and soft tissue mobilization, myofascial release, and cupping. Her approach is practical combining manual techniques with prescription of individualized self-care and home exercise programs, aimed at restoring function and improving quality of life. In her spare time she enjoys playing with her dog Raika, weight training, hiking, snorkeling, and more recently has returned to her childhood game of golf.

Stephanie Colasanti, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

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. She earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine with training emphasis on manual 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. She stays active in her free time either surfing, doing crossfit, hiking and backpacking and playing with her dog Moo.

Her interests in PT include orthopedic populations. She has special training in movement analysis and treatment of weight lifting and crossfit athletes and runners.

Jordan Valle, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Jordan was born and raised in Huntington Beach, CA where she attended Cal State Long Beach to pursue her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology. She moved to Missouri to attend graduate school at Washington University in St. Louis, completing her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Prior to attending school to become a physical therapist, Jordan was on the USA National Karate team for 10 years with a third degree black belt, as well as achieved a first degree black belt rank in Judo. She is still involved in the martial arts community and volunteers at events whenever possible.

Jordan recently moved to the Big Island to be with her family. In addition to all of the outdoor activities the Big Island has to offer, Jordan enjoys training her dogs (Dillon, Buddy, and Rhodey). Her youngest pup, Rhodey, is in training to be a therapy dog, so that they can volunteer together in the local community.

Rebecca Roberts, PT, DPT
Clinic Director

Rebecca (Becky) is originally from Albuquerque, NM. She moved to Chicago after high school and 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. Becky worked as a traveling physical therapist, serving offices and patients across the United States, eventually taking a 6 month travel contract in our Kona office. Becky enjoyed living and working in Kona so much she stayed and joined the Therapydia team full time in January 2020. Her professional goal is to deliver high quality collaborative care to the residents of the Big Island.

Becky’s professional interests include outpatient orthopedics, pelvic health (women, men, & pediatric), pregnancy, postpartum care, contact sports, and chronic pain conditions. Becky completed her advanced pelvic health training through the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute.

Jade Valeho
Office Manager

Jade was born on Oahu and raised right here in Kona. After graduating from Konawaena, she moved back to Oahu where she went to college, worked and started her family.

Her love for the Big Island and dream to return to Kona became a reality in 2004. She enjoys all types of ethnic foods, going to the beach, hanging out with friends/family, and giving back to the community.

Jade shares her love for her family, her positive attitude, and strong communication and people skills, as a rule of her daily living.

Jessica Jones

Physical Therapist

Jessica recently moved to Seattle from Boston, MA and is excited to join the Therapydia team. Her treatment experience includes orthopedics, sports medicine, pediatrics, and vestibular therapy. Jessica received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University in Boston, MA in 2016. She has completed the Pediatric Physical Therapy Residency at Boston Children’s Hospital and is in the process of completing a Comprehensive Vestibular Rehabilitation certification. Jessica believes in empowering and inspiring patients to take control of their health through education, movement, and exercise. She enjoys treating patients of all ages and levels while utilizing soft tissue techniques, neuromuscular re-education, balance training as well as therapeutic exercise. In her free time, Jessica enjoys yoga, dancing, kayaking, and hiking with her dog!

 

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