Office of Student Life

Student Health Services

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine

The Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Department at Student Life Student Health Services (SLSHS) offers evaluation, treatment and education for a variety of conditions and injuries, both acute and chronic.

Patients may utilize physical therapy without a referral but should verify insurance coverage first and will be asked to speak with a physical therapist prior to scheduling.

Treatments include:

  • Rehabilitation for pre and post-operative surgery
  • Postural issues
  • Back and neck pain
  • Sprains and strains
  • Sport injuries

Evaluation Appointment

The first visit will be a one-hour evaluation to identify what may be causing the problem and to formulate a rehabilitation plan of care. 

At the completion of this appointment, the therapist will let you know if an additional appointment is needed.

To schedule an evaluation:

  • By phone at 614-292-0130
  • In-person on the 3rd floor

Bring the following required items:

  • Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Informational Packet
  • BuckID
  • Physical therapy prescription
  • Comfortable clothes

Follow-Up Appointment

Follow-up appointments are 30 minutes and include exercises, manual therapy, and education.  

To schedule a follow-up appointment:

  • Online via My BuckMD 
  • By phone at 614-292-0130
  • In-person

Physical Therapy appointments must be canceled at least 24 hours prior to the appointment time. 

Appointments canceled less than 24 hours or patients that are late will be assessed a missed appointment fee.