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Megan Dittmar

An Arkansas native (Go Razorbacks!), Megan moved to Wilmington in 2014, with her family from Pittsburgh, PA (Go Steelers! Pirates! Pens!), on what would be their final “PCS” (Permanent Change of Station) orders, courtesy of her husband’s 22-year active duty career in the US Coast Guard.

Megan is a fan of ‘the athlete’ and all sports in general- from the sidelines of her own children’s games to her most recent sports indulgence- NASCAR. “Whe in Rome….” or perhaps, when In North Carolina…. When she is not shuttling kids to various activities or volunteering with her local beach community, she enjoys reading, running, and being outdoors.

Her passion is people. She considers each patient a personal gift and feels honored to be able to make a positive impact in the restoration of one’s health and physical function.

Megan resides in Kure Beach, with her husband, two children, one sassy cat, and one lazy Labrador Retriever.

Favorite Quote:

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

EXPERIENCE & SPECIALTIES

Megan, a physical therapist since 2004, has successfully treated patients from 8 – 98 years of age!

Being a military spouse gave her the opportunity to work in multiple civilian outpatient orthopedic and acute care (hospital) settings among SIX different states including: Arkansas, Washington, Maryland, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina. Megan also proudly served over 10 years in the military herself, between the Arkansas Army National Guard and the US Army Reserve where she was honorably discharged in 2008, as a military-credentialed physical therapist.

EDUCATION

Undergrad: Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, AR; B.S. Athletic Training, 2001
Graduate School: Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, AR; Masters in Physical Therapy, 2003

Board Certified Athletic Trainer since 2001