Photo: Melanie Lewis, D.P.T.

Melanie grew up in the Chicago area and attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she earned her Bachelor of in kinesiology in 2015. She then moved to Saint Louis, Missouri, where she received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Washington University in St. Louis.

She began her career at an outpatient orthopedic clinic in Clarksville, Tennessee, and recently moved to Myrtle Beach with her husband and two dogs to continue her career with OrthoSC.

Melanie has become a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and certified in the Astym technique.

Melanie loves helping people of all ages and abilities but has a special interest in treating athletes as she grew up playing soccer, basketball, and volleyball.

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL
  • Doctor of Physical: Washington University in St. Louis. St. Louis, MO


  • Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Astym Technique