Gina Aicardi received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Shenandoah University and her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with a Concentration in Exercise Science from James Madison University in Virginia. Throughout her education, Gina developed a strong passion for treating a variety of orthopedic conditions, including but not limited to: adult and pediatric sports injuries, dance injuries, post-operative rehab, and many more. She is also enrolled in a Performing Arts Medicine, Masters Certificate Program through the Athletic Training Department at Shenandoah University with a completion date of May 2019.
Through her clinical experiences, Gina embraced the opportunity to treat a variety of patient populations in various settings, including skilled nursing, inpatient rehab, as well as a global learning experience treating patients in Nicaragua. Her true passion was found in the outpatient orthopedic setting, where she thoroughly enjoyed developing strong, trusting relationships with the patients, with a primary focus of helping them reach their individualized goals and returning them to a functional, pain-free lifestyle.
Gina grew up in the Shenandoah Valley and finds comfort in surrounding herself with nature. She enjoys staying active by working out, hiking, and most of all, dancing. Growing up, Gina’s primary passion was dance. She loved performing and teaching various styles, including tap, modern, and jazz. Gina loves new experiences and hopes to seek out countless adventures in the big city!