HCPC Registered Physiotherapist and Sports Therapist
Nicole represents a unique fusion of two specialties, combining, functional assessment, through movement analysis, therapeutic exercises, manual therapy and modalities. Aspiring to achieve immediate and long term results by diagnosing and treating movement dysfunction rather than simply treating symptoms.
She is dedicated to restoring patient’s optimal functionality, regaining their power of movement and contributing to the enhancement of performance. Taking an ‘individualised whole person’ approach to patient’s health and well being.
Clinical areas of interest include; lower back pain, soft tissue injuries, shoulder and knee injuries. The core principle of her practice is the patient’s involvement in their own care through education, awareness, advice, empowerment and participation in their treatment.
She also has a comprehensive course list including; Sports Massage, Medical Acupuncture, Advanced Dry Needling, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Massage, Mobilisation, Kinesio Taping and Elite Athlete Surgery Recovery Management.
Nicole at a Glance
- Experience as a Sports Therapist in grass route, semi-professional and elite sports clubs and Physiotherapy clinical experience in a variety of medical fields
- She represented Gibraltar internationally in European competitions as part of the National Squad and Eagles Hockey Club. She was also awarded a Sports Scholarship at University.
- Her other interests include clinical research, striving to facilitate advancements in patient care, outdoor adventures and travelling with friends and family
Nicole’s Education and Experience
Nicole graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Sports Therapy at the University of Central Lancashire in 2020, where she achieved a 1st Class Honours. She later completed a postgraduate Masters of Science degree in Physiotherapy in 2022.
Throughout her undergraduate degree she had the opportunity to gather extensive experience through grass route and several Semi-Professional and Elite Sports Clubs from 2016-2019, competing in the BetFred Super League, Men & Women’s Football UK Northern National League, Hockey Conference Midlands and Youth Football & Rugby. In addition, she formed a part of the Medical Team for the London Marathon in 2018 & Gibraltar Island Games in 2019.
Through her postgraduate journey she has undertaken a range of clinical experiences within a variety of physiotherapy environments working within multidisciplinary teams including; Level 1 Major Trauma Centre, MSk Outpatients, Orthopaedics, Stroke, Elderly Rehabilitation, Rheumatology.
During her experience she worked closely with clinical teams on the field and on the post injury, surgical management and recovery of some of these patient’s and elite athletes. From assessing and developing treatment plans, her experience has consistently resulted in high valued patient-centered care.