Office of Student Life

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine

The Physical Therapy and 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.

A signed and dated prescription is needed from a physician (MD, DO), physician's assistant (PA), nurse practitioners (NP), dentist (DDS) or podiatrist (DPM).

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 call 614-292-0130

Bring the following required items:

  • 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

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.