Nicola graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Exercise Physiology in 2014, and a Master of Physiotherapy from Sydney University in 2016. She developed a passion for hand therapy during rotations at Prince of Wales Hospital and Sydney Hospital, after which she commenced work in private practice to pursue this field. She has a particular interest in tendon injuries and fractures. 

Nicola is an Associate Member of the Australian Hand Therapy Association (AHTA) and is working towards obtaining full AHTA membership.