Originally from Stavropol, Russia. Nika moved to Fort Myers in 2002. She joined the physical therapy team at Joint Implant Surgeons of Florida in March 2015. She has over 10 years of experience working as a fitness professional and has worked with week-end warriors as well as professional athletes. Nika is passionate about injury free lifestyle as well as training and believes that it can be achieved by taking care of one’s body before it gets hurt. She is proficient in identifying biomechanical flaws that may lead to over use injury and force athletes to stop training. She works diligently and relentlessly on establishing a perfect maintenance regiment so that patients’ are able to continue participating in their favorite sports. She puts big emphasis on continuous education acquiring new treatment techniques and modalities. Currently, Nika is advancing her education at East West College of Natural Medicine earning a degree of Doctor of Oriental Medicine.