Nicole is a Doctor of Physical Therapy with over 25 years of experience. She received her Bachelors Degree in Physical Therapy from Daemen College in Amherst, NY in 1995. In 2011 she received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from A. T. Still University. Her clinical experience has been primarily in the outpatient orthopedic setting but also includes acute care, home health care, chronic pain management, industrial rehabilitation, and skilled nursing settings. In July 2015 she received her Certified Personal Trainer certification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and her CrossFit Level 1 certification in 2020. Dr. Becken began her private practice in 2015. She enjoys helping active people stay healthy and keep moving!
Nicole has attended numerous continuing education courses to expand her manual therapy skills including Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars for the spine and extremities, Mackenzie Institute MDT for the Lumbar spine, and Total Spine Thrust Manipulation with the Institute of Clinical Excellence. Her coursework also includes Clinical Management of the Fitness Athlete (CFMA1). She holds several certifications including Functional Movement Screen certified (FMS1 and FMS2), Selective Functional Movement Screen certified (SFMA1), Rocktape certified medical professional (CMT1), and Pilates Mat certification through PHI pilates. She is also a certified Youth Exercise Specialist (YES) through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.