Meet the Chiropractor

Dr. Michael McKelvey D.C.

Chiropractic Sports Physician 

Dr. Michael McKelvey is the founder and Director of Optimal Health Chiropractic. He has extensive knowledge in family health care and carries certification in both Chiropractic and Chiropractic Sports Medicine. He has served as the team doctor for both Schwinn and Boston Cycling teams. Some of his past patients included baseball players, nationally ranked figure skaters, marathoners and triathletes.

Dr.McKelvey was born in Macon, Georgia and later moved to Florida. He attended college at the University of South Florida studying Human Biology. He then moved to California where he completed his graduate education and internship in chiropractic at the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic. One year later he achieved certification as a Chiropractic Sports Physican. Dr. McKelvey has also trained in the field of Chiropractic Pediatrics and Chiropractic for the Pregnant Mother. He now practices in Beaufort, South Carolina where his primary focus is on preventive care for all ages and performance enhancement for the athlete.


American Chiropractic Association
A.C.A. Sports & Recreational Injury Council
South Carolina Chiropractic Association
American College of Sports Medicine
International Chiropractic Pediatric Association


Beaufort Chamber of Commerce - Member
Kids Day America / International - Member
Backpack Safety America / International - Local Representative
Beaufort County Schools Health Screening - Participant


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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule


7:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-5:30 pm


1:00 pm-6:15 pm


7:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-5:30 pm


7:00 am-12:00 pm

3:30 pm-6:15 pm








Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Dr. McKelvey has been great throughout my entire time going to his practice. Very informative, no sugar coating and has provided me with a great wellness plan. I've NEVER been to a chiropractor who is this thorough and genuine. Front desk staff is just amazing! The ladies are super friendly and helpful. So far I am very happy with my experience, and I am feeling 10x better after several visits, which is great since I spent months trying alternative options for back pain and experienced no relief. I look forward to continuing my health wellness plan with Dr. McKelvey to improve and maintain my overall well-being!"
    K. Chelten
  • "Optimal Health Chiropractic is a very good investment to the health of citizens in Beaufort County. It is amazing how much better I feel on a daily basis because of the adjustments received. Dr. McKelvey and staff are professional and knowledgeable about the treatment they provide, and serious about each ensuring each patient receives the best care possible."
    D. Mack