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JaySTART Clinic

photo of a group of physical therapy students working with a client in the clinicJaySTART is a free occupational and physical therapy clinic serving the Kansas City community.

Students-in-training, under direct supervision of licensed physical therapists and occupational therapists, provide rehabilitation services to patients. Medical interpreter services are available.

Wednesday afternoons 1:00-4:30 p.m.
at Kirmayer Fitness Center on the KU Medical Center campus.

Appointments and referrals
To make an appointment, please call 913-588-6759 or send a message to

To refer a patient, please fax patient’s contact information and relevant health information to 913-588-6910.

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photo of woman leading exercise session

Services we provide:

  • Evaluation
  • Functional status assessment
  • Functional activity training
  • Energy conservation training
  • Range of motion/strength
  • Vision screening
  • Adaptive equipment needs
  • Equipment fitting
  • Seating/positioning
  • Treatment
  • Therapeutic activities/exercise
  • Home exercise instruction/education
  • Ergonomics training

Please note, we do not determine disability status.

Conditions we treat:

  • Joint pain
  • Back/neck pain
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Dementia
  • Post-total joint replacement
  • Arthritis
  • General weakness
  • Post-surgery of shoulder
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Sports/work-related injuries

photo of student students talking with a male client in the clinicMission
To address the cultural, linguistic and financial barriers to health care access in the Kansas City area by providing physical therapy and occupational therapy services to meet the needs of underserved patient populations.

Last modified: Jun 23, 2020