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Dr. Nicole Weston, Director

Dr. Nicole Weston is a physical therapist with a diverse background and a passion for empowering
families, particularly in early intervention settings. Her interest in physical therapy began at the age of
14, leading her to pursue a career in the field. She has experience working with various populations,
including geriatrics and pediatric outpatient care. Dr. Weston's journey has involved ethical
considerations and a desire to provide equitable care to her patients. She founded "Made to Move," an
outpatient facility focused on pediatric care, with a strong emphasis on empowering families and
promoting resilience, especially in the face of challenges like the COVID-19 pandemic.

Regarding COVID-19, Dr. Weston's facility faced delays in starting operations due to the pandemic.
However, they eventually transitioned to providing services in patients' homes to ensure safety. The
pandemic also led to additional costs for cleaning supplies and affected patient numbers when they were able to open a clinic. Despite these challenges, Dr. Weston remains committed to her mission of
supporting children and families through physical therapy.

Dr. Weston is committed to excellent service. She loves Keiki and is honored to be a part of their mobility and recovery story. She was born in Kingston, Jamaica, where her love for people and service, her interest in science, her supportive parents inspired her to pursue a career in Physical Therapy.

In 2001, Dr. Weston left Jamaica to pursue studies in Physical Therapy at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, MI. She graduated in 2007, earning a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. For the next six years, she served the geriatric and outpatient populations in Maryland and Michigan in varying lead and team role capacities.

Dr. Weston brings a wealth of skills acquired from hands-on experience including a patient
service-oriented focus and effective clinical skills. Her specialty focus areas include assessment and
treatments of varying Neurological, orthopedic diagnosis, trunk-core assessments and stabilization, Total Motion Release, dynamic gait training, therapy with a focus on decreasing deconditioning, orthotic management and interventions, Sports Optimization and Injury, and improving the functional capacity of our keiki within their routine-based activities.

Since 2013, Dr. Weston has focused her career on Pediatric Physical Therapy specializing in the early
intervention population, and in 2020 She moved to Hilo, Hawai’i to offer her services to more families.
Dr. Weston believes all Keiki are created for mobility and thriving and that genetic, developmental, or
injury setbacks can be overcome by personalized care, preventative plans, and caregiver education in
their home or other natural environments. Nothing can truly stop our Keiki from living abundantly.

Our Keiki Are Made To Move!

Dr. Weston is a fun, warm, and friendly person. She brings vision, a team approach, and strong family
education to those she serves. When she is not providing PT services, you may find her taking care of
projects at home, reading, singing, and being involved in Community outreach in Hilo. Dr. Weston loves lychee, spending time with family and friends, and talking stories with everyone. She looks forward to serving you with your area of PT needs!

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