Welcome Nick Franssen, PT, DPT
We are excited to welcome Nick Franssen, PT, DPT as the newest Physical Therapist to our practice!
Nick has experience in a wide variety of clinical settings, but most recently served on U.S. Ski and Snowboard, where he was the primary Performance Physical Therapist for 2x Olympic Gold Medalist alpine ski racer Mikaela Shiffrin. He joins the Cioffredi & Associates Physical Therapy Team following his work with Team USA at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing.
Degrees & Certifications
- Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Vermont (2020)
- Bachelor’s in Health Science from Castleton University (2017)
- Certified in Neurologic Dry Needling for Pain Management and Sports Rehabilitation through Integrative Dry Needling.
As a Performance PT for the US Ski Team, Nick’s work focused on both injury prevention programming and the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of acute injuries. This includes movement competency assessments, sustainable load management, manual treatments to promote recovery, and corrective exercises to optimize movement quality. His progressive attitude towards patient care and performance find a welcome home within the highly experienced Cioffredi & Associates Orthopedic Rehab and Sports Performance Team.
“I am so glad that Nick has come to the Upper Valley… I found Nick to be interested, involved, and able to bring his experience to keep me interested. I learned a lot from Nick, challenged myself and am once again feeling wonderful. Thanks to Nick’s knowledge, humor, and down to earth personality I am looking forward to doing 5K charity walks, keeping up with my family and the dogs – and generally enjoying life again!” -Sue Deaett