Office of Student Life

Student Health Services

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.

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.