Athika graduated from the Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons) in 2020. She was also a volunteer Sports Physiotherapist for UiTM. As a student, she completed her clinical attachments in different government hospitals.
She joined TAGS Spine and Joint Specialists Melaka right after she graduated. She is currently active in treating patients with musculoskeletal disorders.
She believes that a successful rehabilitation requires effort from both patients and therapist.