Tony Maritato is a physical therapist and practice owner of Total Therapy Solutions. As a specialist in total knee replacements, he believes the approach to health involves treating the total body. His heart lies as a creator and passionate about finding value in the ordinary. Tony breaks down the patient experience and why building a relationship is more important than the science we use to treat. He defines the soft skills of physical therapists and why these should be placed higher in importance. He believes insurance companies are an asset to the physical therapy profession covering what is needed for the patient to be seen. He explains how insurance plans open more doors than they close for the future and growth of the physical therapy profession. PARTING SHOT 49:33 “I think we need to embrace technology. We need to look forward and we need to figure out new ways to solve the problems that patients are dealing with.” – Anthony Maritato