60 Main Street, Unit G Hilton Head, SC 29926

(843) 715-4146

Physical Therapy for Helping Oncology Patients Enjoy Life


About Us

|    H.O.P.E    |   

Helping. Oncology. Patients. Enjoy. Life

Providing General Rehabilitation but also Specializing in Treating Those Touched by  Cancer 


How We Can Help You

If it's been 15 Days or 15 Years Since Your Last Cancer Treatment, Here is How H.O.P.E. Can Help

There are Specific Conditions Related to Cancer  that Include:

-Chemotherapy Related Deconditioning Syndrome

-Chronic Fatigue

-Multi-Joint Arthritis Pain

-Balance and Gait Disorders

-Radiation Related Scar Adhesions



We Offer a Difference

 Our physical therapy programs are Designed to Treat the Whole Patient with Emphasis on addressing all 4 areas of fitness including:

  • Strength
  • Endurance
  • Flexibility
  • Stability

All of these areas are important in order to Maximize a person's health & Wellness .

Our Services

General Therapy Services


  • Progressive Strengthening of Injured Muscle
  • Non-Pharmacological Treatments to Help with:
    • Spasm reduction
    • Decrease Pain
    • Muscle Re-Education
  • Postural Retraining & Movement Mechanics Education to Improve Energy and Efficiency 
  • Core Stabilization Programs for Joint Protection
  • Gait/Balance Therapy
  • Improving Independence:
    • In the House 
    • In the Community 
  • Dizziness/Vertigo Rehabilitation

Cancer Specific Services


  • Debilitation Risk Reduction Program
    • Pre-Surgical Education/Pre-hab Program
    • Post-Surgical Return to Normal Restorative Program
  • Chemotherapy or Radiation Induced Deconditioning Syndrome Recovery Program
  • Palliation Program To:
    • Preserve Function Quality of Life 
    • Non-Pharmacological Pain Management



  • Complete Decongestive Therapy 
    • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
    • Compression wrapping
    • Skin re-conditioning
    • Muscle-pump enhancing exercise

  • Lymphedema Training for Maximum Self Maintenance

The H.O.P.E. Team

  • Dennis Ittenbach PT,MS CLT-LANA
    • Board Certified Lymphedema Therapist with Over 25 years experience Working with Oncology/Lymphedema/Complex Medical Patients
  • Lori Anderson PT,MS CLT-LANA
    • Board Certified Lymphedema Therapist with over 20 years experience and 10 years working with Lymphedema and Oncology Patients
  • Catherine Melnick PTA CLT
    • Board Qualified Lymphedema Therapist Over 10 years working in the Medical Field with Multi-faceted Experience in Patient Care
  • Amy Szymanski PTA CLT
    • Board Qualified Lymphedema Therapist Over 12 years working in Physical Therapy with experience across the full spectrum of the patient continuum of care 
  • Stephanie Hancock, Office Manager
    • Has worked with Lori and Dennis for over 6 years with knowledge and expertise to help patients navigate through the Rehab Process

Contact Us

Please contact us directly with any questions or scheduling inquiries you may have.

Feel free to fax any documents to:

(843) 715-4673 

H.O.P.E. Life Lymphedema and Rehabilitation Center

60 Main Street, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29926, United States

(843) 715-4146


Monday - Friday: 7am - 7pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed

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