Nicola completed her BSc in Physiotherapy at Coventry University in 2009. She worked in the NHS for five years, initially completing her junior rotations, and then specialising in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. In 2014 Nicola started working in private practice in Leicester, and at the same time completed her MSc in Manual Therapy at Coventry University. This resulted in her gaining membership of the MACP.
In 2017 Nicola took on a role leading the outpatient department in a private hospital in Nottingham. She works closely with both orthopaedic and sports medicine consultants in treating musculoskeletal patients. She now combines this role with teaching on the physiotherapy course at UoL part time.