A new approach to your health care

Sometimes, the road to good health begins with a little help. At Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center, our comprehensive medical wellness program can empower you to lose weight, reduce risk factors such as high blood pressure, improve chronic conditions such as diabetes and improve your overall fitness, health and well-being​.

Our programs


One of the most important steps on the road to overall wellness, our registered dietitian nutritionist will meet with you one-on-one.

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Our 12-week lifestyle program includes a combination of personal training, behavior modification and nutrition sessions.

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Our exercise physiologists provide a safe and effective program for weight management, chronic illness, rehabilitation, and more.

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Healthy lifestyle interventions

Many patients who need orthopedic procedures and surgeries can see additional benefits from healthy lifestyle interventions. Our programs include nutrition and personal training, as well as more comprehensive options combining nutrition and exercise with behavior modification.

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Serving Columbia, Lexington, and the greater Midlands of South Carolina, our programs represent a new age of health care, focusing on wellness, nutrition and whole body health. We believe prevention is the best medicine.

About us

Our program is a physician-directed wellness program staffed by credentialed professionals in the fields of physical therapy, nutrition and exercise science. We focus on lifestyle as medicine – nutrition and exercise – designed to prevent and/or treat high-risk patients with chronic conditions such as obesity, Type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Our Wellness team includes registered dietitians, exercise physiologists, physical therapists and experts in biomechanics and functional anatomy.

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