Nicole Russo, PT, DPT
Dr. Russo completed her undergraduate work in Exercise Science at Georgian Court University before graduating Magna Cum Laude during her physical therapy training at Touro College of Health Sciences in NYC. Before moving her practice to SOAR Physical Therapy she worked for many years in NYC in her careers of physical therapy, as a VIP Manager at the Waldorf Astoria and in the performing arts. The latter includes a career in musical theatre with extensive training in musical theatre, ballet, tap and jazz. Dr. Russo has also worked as a singer/dancer from New York to Florida and has taught dance and theatre locally at the Count Basie Cool School in Red Bank.
It is her passion to continue merging all of her skills and energy into a results focused, fun and personally rewarding career in health and wellness for all ages, as demonstrated by her work at SOAR Physical Therapy and her use of music and dance to create fun and motivation for seniors as she continues conducting exercise programs for them throughout the Shore area.
It is Dr. Russo's dedication to the geriatric population that led her to further her education in pursuit of a doctorate in physical therapy. She is passionate about reducing fall risks and improving the quality of life for seniors in addition to using her artistic and clinical expertise to rehabilitate dance injuries, chronic pain syndromes, autoimmune diseases, and scoliosis.
In her free time Dr. Russo enjoys spending time with seniors, watching the Yankees and exploring the scenic Jersey Shore.
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