Nika was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology at Western Washington University. She then went on to receive her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Western University of Health Sciences. Nika spent the past 2 years working as a sports and orthopedic physical therapist treating youth, recreational, and elite level athletes. Her experience includes working with NFL and college football players to efficiently return to football following an injury. Nika is constantly seeking opportunities to learn and also enjoys teaching others about movement and exercise.
Outside of the clinic, Nika loves spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys rock climbing, skiing, weight lifting, backpacking, road biking, and traveling. She is also a big Seattle Seahawks fan and enjoys watching sports.