Mill Valley, CA- Therapydia, the largest online community dedicated to physical therapy, has launched a new tool to help consumers find physical therapists in their area based on expertise, ailment and more.
“We designed our Find a PT feature from the eye of the patient, driven by ease of use,” said Jonathan Shariat, Director of Product.“ It’s simple for users to search within their city, by specialty, or for a specific therapist. We surface PTs with the highest Social Pulse Score, our ranking of how active PTs are online, to the top, making it easy to find PTs who write the best blogs, have great Yelp rankings, and interact with patients online. “
Technology and legislature, a winning formula for patients
Traditionally, a person could not receive treatment from a physical therapist without first getting a referral from a physician. However, many states now allow direct access to physical therapy treatment without a prescription saving patients time, money, and empowering them to find the best care for them.