Dr. Nichole Chaviano

Dr. Nichole Chaviano

Offering Compassionate Physical Therapy

Dr. Nichole Chaviano earned her Bachelors of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology and Strength and Conditioning from University of Delaware. She then went on to obtain her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Rutgers University. She is experienced in a variety of orthopedic conditions with manual therapy techniques and therapeutic exercise. Dr. Nichole is passionate about providing personalized care for each patient to maximize their quality of life, and achieve their individual goals while reducing the risk of reinjury. She has a certification through ImPACT in Concussion Management as well as is working towards a full certification in Manual Therapy through Maitland Seminars.

Conditions Treated

  • Concussions
  • Radiculopathies
  • pre-post operative injuries
  • Injury prevention
  • Low back pain (disc dysfunction, joint dysfunction, muscle spasm, spinal instability)
  • Hip pain (osteoarthritis, FAI, gluteal tendinopathy, total hip replacement)
  • Knee pain (post-operative reconstruction, meniscus tear, patellar tendonitis, osteoarthritis, total knee replacement )
  • Foot & ankle pain (Achilles tendinopathy, medial tibial stress syndrome, plantar fasciitis, sprains/strains)
  • Neck pain (disc dysfunction, joint dysfunction, muscle spasm, spinal instability)
  • Shoulder pain (osteoarthritis, pre/post operative rotator cuff and labrum tears, total shoulder replacement, impingement syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome)
  • Elbow pain (medial and lateral epicondylalgia)
  • Wrist and hand pain (carpal tunnel syndrome, sprains/strains, fracture)

Treatments Utilized

  • Range of motion expert

  • Advanced manual therapy procedures

  • Concussion Management

  • Soft tissue mobilizaton and stretching

  • Strengthening and conditioning

  • Functional Exercise prescription

  • Balance training

  • Gait analysis and training

Education

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology and Strength and Conditioning from University of Delaware
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy Rutgers University

Doctoral Education

  • Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy I-III
  • Neuromuscular Physical Therapy I-III
  • Cardiovascular Physical Therapy I-II
  • PT Interventions I-II
  • Gross Anatomy
  • Kinesiology and Biomechanics I & II
  • Pathophysiology I & II
  • Geriatric PT
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Examination and Intervention of the Integument
  • Pediatric PT
  • Health and Business Policy
  • Management of the Complex Patient
  • Independent Research Study

Post-Graduate Education & Certifications

  • MT1 (Essential peripheral mobilization)
  • MT-2 (Essential spinal mobilization)
  • MT-3 (advanced spinal mobilization )
  • MT-ST (Stabilization Training + Functional Rehabilitation)
  • ImPACT Concussion Certified
  • Vestibular Integration strategies
  • Integrative Dry Needling
  • Neuro pain science education

Real Stories & Testimonials From Patients

  • “I can’t say enough wonderful things about John.”

    Bonnie Werse

  • “Working with Dr. Lenny was an excellent experience”

    Daniel Palmadessa

  • “After 3-4 weeks, I was 100%.”

    Gary

  • “As a result of Lenny’s treatment, our daughter was the first college freshman rider to make nationals in 20 years!”

    Peter Walsh, MD

  • “All of the therapists have advanced degrees in physical therapy. Beyond having technical knowledge, the staff is friendly, courteous, caring, and most of all encouraging.”

    Mary Vincelli

  • “Dr. John’s combination of expertise, intuition, professionalism, and motivational skills are extraordinary”

    Justin Morreale

  • “ProFysio Physical Therapy in Old Bridge is an outstanding and exceptional clinic.”

    Joseph M.

  • “The atmosphere is upbeat and positive with the utmost of individualized and professional care. I highly recommend their services for a speedy AND happy recovery.”

    Diane

  • “My experience has been excellent”

    George O

  • “The entire staff are friendly, professional, caring and supportive”

    Sharon

  • “The staff is first rate and friendly, I am very pleased.”

    R. W

  • “Treatment is effective and feels great.”

    Stephanie Pinck

  • “The great quality of treatment was fantastic”

    Michele L

  • “If I ever need to undergo PT treatment again, I would absolutely return to this facility!”

    Nancy

  • “ProFysio helped me get back on my feet.”

    Anthony Savarese

Stories, Reviews, & Testimonials From Our Patients

  • Stroke Patient - They Nursed Me Back Into Walking

    They nursed me back into walking, dressing, and feeding myself.

  • Now Able to Squat Without Knee Pain!

    Now able to squat without knee pain!

  • Total Knee Replacement Rehab at ProFysio: Total Recovery