Nicolette Keale, MS, OTR/L, is a registered and licensed Occupational Therapist in the state of New Jersey, providing rehabilitation services at the Wall Township location of Northeast Spine and Sports Medicine.
Nicolette began her career as an occupational therapist after graduating from The University of Scranton with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science in 2020 and a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy in 2021. Nicolette has clinical experience providing occupational therapy services to various populations from pediatrics to geriatrics with differing disorders, including but not limited to; orthopedic conditions, musculoskeletal disorders, neurological conditions, neuromuscular disorders, and children with developmental delays and other conditions. Most recently, she has experience with treating upper extremity conditions including carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, cubital tunnel syndrome, lateral epicondylitis, dupuytren's contractures, rotator cuff injuries, arthritis, and more.
Nicolette was a Division III NCAA Field Hockey player for 4 years followed by coaching for 1 year at The University of Scranton, where she received many leadership accolades, including being named captain her senior year. Outside of work, Nicolette loves to lead an active lifestyle, playing in an adult field hockey league, running races, and working out. She continues to use the lessons learned while being a student-athlete in her everyday life, from educating and motivating her patients to serving her community. Nicolette’s biggest passion is for helping her patients regain function and independence to return to their most meaningful occupations.