Nicola has both Commerce and Physiotherapy degrees from the University of Sydney. She commenced her physiotherapy career working closely with Premier League Soccer and State League netball teams, as such she has a strong hands-on approach to diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries both on and off the field. Having worked extensively in several medical/ surgical wards in several private hospitals in Sydney, she also has significant experience treating and rehabbing acute orthopaedic injuries such as ACL repairs and fractures. She is also ICU trained and regularly performed chest physiotherapy and early mobilisation of acutely unwell patients in this role.
Nicola has a background in treating long distance and ultra-marathon runners and has a strong knowledge in biomechanical analysis, sporting efficiency and performance, and exercise prescription.
Nicola also has a special interest in headache management and neck pain, and is certified in dry needling.