Category: Healthy Aging and Neurology

Amy Schepers, PT, DPT

Amy Schepers brings a unique passion for evidence-based practice and patient education within neurologic PT and falls prevention. She graduated from the Neurologic PT Residency at the University of Utah and completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy at Duke University. She is from west Michigan (born and raised) and is an outdoors enthusiast in each […]

Healthy Aging and Neurology

Our Center for Healthy Aging and Neurology program is led by Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT.  We are proud to host the practices of Brady Whetten, PT, DPT, GCS, Shelly Mendoza, SLP; Marie Hook, OT; Kelsi Smith, PT, DPT; Erin McMullen, PT, DPT, NCS, Hannah Fugle, PT, DPT, Hans Severson, OT and Molly […]

Brady Whetten, PT, DPT, GCS

Brady’s passion for evidence based medicine is only outweighed by is passion for human beings. He has the rare combination of the ability to listen and the ability to lead clients toward their true potential. Specialist care with a personal touch indeed. Brady has served on national vestibular task forces, participated in podcasts, authored APTA […]

Erin McMullen, PT, DPT, NCS

Erin McMullen, PT, DPT, NCS Erin is our Director of Rehabilitation at the West Salem site – located in Capital Manor. She has taken this program from it’s infancy, and built a solid resource for patients to access exceptional, NWRA-quality healthcare onsite. Erin is a graduate of University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. […]

Molly Nienhuis, PT, DPT, CSCS

Molly Nienhuis, PT, DPT, CSCS has energy, desire, and knowledge built in to her North Dakota work ethic roots that were strengthened in a career in athletics. She is engaging with her smile and attentive eye-contact. With Molly, you should be ready to take your rehabilitation goals of recovering balance, movement after stroke, resolution from […]

David Seck, PT, DPT, NCS

David Seck, PT, DPT, NCS is an engaging clinician with specific expertise in all levels of brain injury, from concussion to severe comatosed and long term recoveries. Expect David to fix his eyes and brain on you if you have the opportunity to receive help from him in your recovery. He is particularly skilled in […]

Rachel Nielsen, PT, DPT, NCS

Rachel Nielsen, PT, DPT, NCS is a residency-trained and board certified specialist in neurologic physical therapy. While she hails from Georgia and has spent time in both Mississippi and Texas, she now proudly calls Oregon home, Rachel is active in all forms of outdoor activities for herself and her dogs. Additionally, her presence in the […]

Marie Hook, MS, OTR

Marie is a true student of the profession and “OT of all trades”. She brings a very diverse set of skills to NWRA, with the capacity to see patients with neurologic impairment, those with difficulty after joint replacement, orthopedic injuries due to sport or overuse, visual impairment, and has extensive training in adaptive home changes, […]

Hans Severson, OTR

Hans Severson, OTR is as passionate and focused as a practitioner can be. He brings interest and skill for neurologic rehabilitation and most specifically neuro and orthopedic hand rehabilitation. Hans is an excellent listener, and problem-solver for people with hand pain and dysfunction of all kinds, and has a great fund of knowledge + skill […]