Michele McLellan PT, OCS, CLT

/Michele McLellan PT, OCS, CLT
Michele McLellan PT, OCS, CLT

About Michele McLellan PT, OCS, CLT

Michele McLellan, PT, OCS, CLT began her physical therapy career in 1983. With her passion and determination to provide the best services possible, Michele passed extra boards to become an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS), a distinction only 4% of physical therapists in Virginia have achieved. In 1999 she became a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) and acquires re-certification every 2 years with 2015 being her 8th time to do such advanced training. To read Michele's complete bio, click here.

Happy Feet! The Kaplan Center Offers Custom Orthotics

The Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine offers Full Biomechanical Analysis of your legs and Custom Orthotics. Types of foot structure that benefit from orthotics are the rigid high arch foot, the over-pronated foot, and the sensitive diabetic foot. When we have proper foot and ankle alignment, our healthy feet easily absorb shock and transfer our [...]

When Lymphedema Occurs After Breast Cancer Treatment

Q: As a breast cancer survivor, I have started to notice swelling in my arm on the same side as my surgery, could that be lymphedema? What would the treatment for that include? Does it hurt? Answered by Michele McLellan, PT, OCS, CLT A:You may indeed be starting to develop lymphedema. One sign that you [...]

Provider Spotlight: Michele McLellan, PT, OCS, CLT

"Provider Spotlight" is a series that highlights the wonderful team of healthcare providers and specialists here at the Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine.     Michele McLellan joined the Kaplan Center in staff 2015 and has since become an indispensable part of the Kaplan team. She has been practicing physical therapy for over 30 years [...]

Understanding Breast Cancer Lymphedema

Michele McLellan, PT, OCS, CLT, a Vodder certified lymphedema therapist, discusses the treatment of lymphedema – a common and often painful complication of breast cancer that can develop after lymph nodes are taken to stage the cancer. While this process of staging helps to determine lifesaving treatment, painful swelling can develop, causing [...]