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Nakia completed a Master of Science in Physical Therapy (MScPT) degree from the University of Alberta in November 2020. Prior to obtaining her MScPT, Nakia graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (BSc Kin) with Great Distinction from the University of Saskatchewan in 2017. Between degrees, Nakia worked as a CSEP Certified Personal Trainer at the University of Saskatchewan and travelled to Thailand.
Nakia is passionate about creating individualized rehab programs to help her patients return to work or get back to the activities they enjoy. Nakia has a special interest in orthopedic/sport injuries and utilizing therapeutic exercise to enhance function and overall fitness. In addition to her education, Nakia plans to pursue a dry needling certification and courses in the application of strength training for rehab.
In her free time, Nakia enjoys staying active in many different ways, cooking new recipes, and exploring the outdoors with her husband and dog.