Lavanty Nicole

Nicole Lavanty, PT, MSPT, CSCS


Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

“I am passionate about giving patients the resources needed to help them get better.”

Clinical Expertise

Nicole is a senior Physical Therapist who specializes in treating patients with foot and ankle conditions. She graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College with a BA in Psychology, and from the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse with a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy. She worked in Oregon at a Sports Medicine private practice for three years before moving back to Minnesota. She has been working in Minnesota for over 12 years with most of that time at Hennepin Healthcare. Nicole has experience treating all orthopedic conditions but has a special interest in foot and ankle. She also has special training in treating patients with jaw pain in addition to special training in instrument-assisted soft tissue massage.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • Minnesota Chapter of American Physical Therapy Association
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist


  • Master of Science in Physical Therapy
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist


“In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, working out, walking my dog, and cheering on my favorite sports teams.”