Susan “Susie” Nichols is joining Islanders Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation as a full-time occupational therapist.
Occupational therapy helps people through the use of massage, exercise, activities, teaching, computers, ultrasound and lasers.
Nichols has experience with geriatric, pediatrics, cardiology, work hardening, work conditioning, school based therapy and outpatient general practice. She is working to become a certified hand therapist and has completed extensive continuing education. At work, Nichols said she is inspired by her patients and their stories of recovery.
Nichols lives in Friday Harbor with her husband George and her dog Sweetpea, where she enjoys gardening, watercolor painting, computers, dogs, kayaking, hiking, skiing and snow shoeing.
For more info, visit www.islandersphysicaltherapy.net.