Nicole graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy in 2000. She has worked continuously in outpatient orthopedic settings since receiving her degree and joined Seattle Orthopedic Center in 2005. Nicole played an instrumental role in the successful opening of the Physical Therapy Department at SOC. She continues to take a variety of orthopedic continuing education courses. In November 2014, Nicole will be certified in the Graston Technique for soft tissue injuries. She enjoys assisting others in their return to their physical activity goals. She spends her free time gardening and snowboarding, as well as walking, hiking and camping with her family and dogs.