Nicole was born and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. She completed both her Bachelor of Science in Physiology, graduating with distinction, and Masters of Physical Therapy (2010) from the University of Saskatchewan. Since completing her degree, Nicole moved to Calgary and has worked in a variety of clinical settings. She has actively pursued post graduate training and has obtained a Certificate in Acupuncture with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada (2016), a certificate in Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (2017), as well as completed numerous courses through the Advanced Orthopedic Manual and Manipulative Therapy program.
Another area of interest of Nicole’s is Women’s Health. While working for the Primary Care Network, she had the opportunity to work within maternity clinics where her passion for prenatal and postnatal care arose. Since then, Nicole has been certified to treat urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic pain and the retraining of pelvic floor muscles (2016-2019). She is passionate on guiding women through both their prenatal and postpartum journey, including returning to high intensity and impact sport.
What’s your treatment philosophy?
Nicole’s treatment philosophy focuses on accurately determining joint & muscular deficiencies and movement pattern dysfunctions. She also prioritizes giving individualized exercise programs to help her patients attain their movement goals.
What are you interested in outside of work?
Outside of work, Nicole is happiest in the mountains or at the lake. She keeps active with snowboarding, hiking, biking, swimming, and Pilates. Nicole is also the mom of two young boys who keep her on her toes.
What are your areas of expertise and interest?
In addition to treating musculoskeletal conditions, Nicole is passionate about Women’s health and has specialized training in the treatment of pelvic health conditions such as urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, painful intercourse, bowel health conditions, prenatal/postpartum, inner core weaknesses and helping women return to impact sport. Nicole also loves treating injuries in the low back, hip and shoulder.
How do you take care of your body/prevent injuries?
Over the years, Nicole has found that it is necessary to prioritize strength training on a regular basis. She also feels lucky to be surrounded by so many skilled clinicians that can provide hands on care when needed.