COLLEEN SLEIK PT, DPT, OCS, is a licensed physical therapist with over 13 years of experience. Certified in Vestibular Rehabilitation, she specializes in treating patients with vestibular disorders when other forms of medical management have failed. Dr. Sleik founded a private practice in 2010 with the primary focus of treating patients with vestibular conditions. She currently works as a specialist at Dickinson County Rehabilitation Services, where 90% of her caseload consists of patients with vestibular and balance disorders. She also continues to provide PRN services at local skilled nursing facilities.
Dr. Sleik graduated from The College of St. Catherine with a Master’s in Physical Therapy. She earned a transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy degree through The University of St. Augustine, Florida, then completed the Competency-Based Vestibular Rehabilitation course through Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to being a board-certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist, Dr. Sleik is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, including the Neurology section. She began teaching continuing education courses in vestibular rehabilitation in 2015 with the purpose of improving clinicians’ knowledge bases in the areas of vestibular rehabilitation, clinical decision-making, and ultimately the quality of patient care. Dr. Sleik’s goal as a clinician is to provide her patients with the best care available for return to daily function with minimal limitations, while also providing the tools for long-term self-management of symptoms.