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 […]

Sport, Orthopedics, Wellness

We have an exemplary staff of PTs focused on matters of the muscles, joints, and daily mobility, vocational (work) or athletic function. We proudly host the practices of Bailey Denno, PT, DPT; Chris Woods, PT, OCS, Grant Bortnem, PT, DPT; Melisa Abesa, PT, DPT, and Chris Aguirre, PT, DPT. Together, these exceptional therapists bring the […]

Yes, another NWRA testimonial!

I highly recommend Northwest Rehabilitation Associates!  Everyone on the staff at Northwest Rehab is polite and helpful.  Scheduling sessions is easy on the phone or in person.  The exercise equipment is varied, providing many types of workouts.  Everything is clean and well maintained, creating a comfortable atmosphere. They have one of the very few underwater treadmills […]

NWRA and Geriathletics: A testimonial

From a Salem-area endurance athlete, came this: I am writing to thank you and the staff at NWRA for making such a significant improvement in the quality of my life. I realize you have your technical ways of assessing my progress. But I want to share with you my assessment and translate to you that progress […]

Support Our Local Races #SOLR

#SOLR. Support our Local Races! Calling all competitive runners! Our rehabilitation clinic is sponsoring a local race and offering a raffle for those entered under our code to the local Memorial Day Half-marathon/10K/5k organized by Run With Paula. The registration page is: https://runwithpaula.com/memorial-day-half-marathon-5k-10k/. We are offering a free 1 hour of personal training and a […]

High-Intensity Interval Training

       HIIT is an acronym that stands for high intensity interval training. It is the one of the more modern principles of exercise science, being applied now more commonly in performance training, rehabilitation after sport-related injury, as well as neurological rehabilitation.  HIIT is a means by which the subject, athlete, or patient can […]

Lacy Classen

Lacy Classen makes NWRA run efficiently – with a personal touch. She possesses an exceptional attention to detail with a unique combination of a strong work ethic and a heart that cares. Lacy holds a degree as a Medical Office Specialist and, in our minds, could now write a “How-to” manual on it. She is […]

Heidi Parsons

Heidi Parsons joined NWRA in January 2013, quickly providing us with an incredible talent in medical office reception . We appreciate Heidi for her visual media, talents in systems efficiency, knowledge of computer networking, and problem solving. However, we are AMAZED at her consistent smile, temperament in multi-tasking, and the incredible trivia knowledge that she […]