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About Nicole Grant

Dr. Nicole Grant has been practicing in outpatient orthopedics since she graduated in 2016 from Washington University in St. Louis. After completing additional training during her orthopedic residency in 2020, Nicole decided to make the move from the cold Minnesota snow lands to the green PNW. She plans to sit for her orthopedic clinical specialty exam next year.Nicole strongly believes in working with the patient as an active team member in their care to create an individualized plan. Her educational background focuses on analyzing and correcting faulty movement that can lead to injuries. She enjoys treating a wide array of orthopedic impairments, however has a special interest in treating runners and the foot and ankle. Whether it is running your first 5k or wanting to keep up with your grandchildren, she believes in empowering her patients to get back to doing what they enjoy.In her spare time, Nicole can be found running on the beautiful trails across the PNW, hiking with friends, puzzling, and finding the next great combination to partner with peanut butter.

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By |September 13th, 2021|Prevention|0 Comments

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By |May 3rd, 2021|Prevention|0 Comments

Mythbusting Running Beliefs: Part I

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By |April 6th, 2021|Prevention|0 Comments