Meet the Staff
Hima, the founder and head therapist of Vital Energy Wellness and Rehab Center, is a pioneer in the therapy field as she is one of the first to combine complementary therapy with traditional PT/OT modalities. She is a board certified, licensed occupational therapist, energy medicine practitioner, and Fibromyalgia specialist nearly 40 years of experience. She specializes in difficult adult and pediatric cases where the patient is experiencing chronic or acute pain and has tried traditional PT/OT but with little to no results. She has presented numerous lectures and made several media appearances as well as authored many national and international publications on subjects of health, fitness sports, and healing.
She was recently appointed to the Labor & Licensing Board for Occupational Therapy for the state of South Carolina by Gov. Nikki Haley, and she is the previous chair for the Wellness Special Interest section of the South Carolina Occupational Therapy Association (SCOTA) as well as the Medicaid liaison between Medicaid OT providers and the State of South Carolina. She has traveled to receive extensive training in Shivyog Meditation and Crystal Healing. She has earned a coveted spot on the front page of Lexington Woman as well as been featured in OT News and Advanced Healthcare Network for Occupational Therapists.
In May 2019, Hima worked with SC State Senator McLeod to implement Peace, Harmony and Wellness Day where member of the community gather to learn about how meditation may be integrated into daily lifestyles to help increase your overall wellness. In January 2014, she was the organizer and presenter of the International Conference on Sensory Processing Disorders & Therapy Intervention. She has spoken at the SCOTA Annual Conference on meditation and awareness of breath in rehabilitation. In November 2014, she was chosen to present her innovative technique, Crystal Myofascial Release, at the World Conference on Groin Injuries hosted by Aspetar Sports in Qatar. In 2011, she was invited to the White House as part of the Hindu American Seva Communities Annual Conference which promotes creating a change in the community through service. Through her continued involvement with her local community and the OT community, she has received city and state recognition from past Mayor Randy Halfacre and Senator Joe Wilson.
Her passion for helping and healing others has touched numerous patients in the Midlands area of South Carolina where her and her family resides. At Vital Energy Wellness and Rehab Center, she offers complementary treatments including Myofascial Release Therapy, Crystal Myofascial Release Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy, Reiki Healing, Sanjeevani Healing, Shivyog Meditation, Yoga, Ayurvedic nutritional counseling, counseling for weight loss, and counseling for personal fitness. She also offers a weekly free meditation session and fibromyalgia support group where all are welcome. Her combination of therapeutic methods offers a wider range of healing interventions and promotes the body’s natural healing process to achieve the highest level of self-care and wellness.
Hima Dalal, OTR/L, President and Owner
Osteoarthritis Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pain, Neurological Impairments, Neuromuscular Impairments, Neck pain, Back Pain,
Orthopaedic Injuries, Post-Operative Rehabilitation, Pre-Operative Strengthening and Preparation, Weight Loss, Sports Injuries, Post-Stroke Rehabilitation, Cancer Rehabilitation, Migraines and Headaches, Chronic Severe Sinuses, Tempromandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ), Upper Extremity Rehab, Hand Rehab, Workers Comp Injuries, Cardiac Rehab, Women rehab, soft tissue massage, myofascial release, Developmental Delay, Cerebal Palsy, Autism, Physical Dysfunction, Learning Disabilitis, ADHD, Writing Disorders, Torticollis, Scoliosis, Pediatric OT, Pediatric PT, OT for kids, PT for kids, OT for children, PT for children