Claire Nelson, PT, DPT, earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from Old Dominion University and then went on to pursue her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Temple University. She is a native to Berlin, Maryland, but has also spent time travelling and living all over the world. Claire’s passion lies in aquatics and orthopedics and she enjoys treating a multitude of different musculoskeletal disorders. She spent extensive clinical hours in the inpatient, acute, and outpatient rehabilitation settings which primarily addressed neurology and orthopedic deficits among various populations. Claire values empathy, patient-centered care, and embracing adversity when addressing each patient’s journey through recovery!