A native of Walla Walla, Washington, Nicolette Sapigao obtained a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University in California. Prior to PT school, she earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in Spanish and Education, and spent two years in Spain studying the language and doing missionary work. She is a former professional motocross rider, and at one point ranked third in the world among female motocross athletes.
Her professional experience in motorcycle-racing led Nicolette into the field of PT. She has extensive experience in outpatient orthopedic PT, and is a certified Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (STMT-1) practitioner. Nicolette is also a credentialed clinical instructor (CCI), she enjoys educating her community on various orthopedic conditions, post-operative care, and balance/fall prevention programs. Nicolette is fluent in Spanish and is passionate about bringing quality care to the Hispanic community of Central Oregon.
Nicolette’s interests outside of work include motorcycling, snowboarding, hiking, bulldogs and health/nutritional studies. She enjoys spending time with her husband, David, and their young daughters, Grace and Brielle.