Community Outreach: Time and Education

What is more valuable than time and education/expertise? Thank you Kelsi Smith-Schiltz, Hannah Fugle, and Hans Severson for your contributions last night in training future care providers for the Salem Neighborhood Connections program!! NW Rehabilitation Associates provided outstanding Passenger Assistance Training to the members and volunteers of Neighborhood Connections South Salem, Salem's first senior age-in-place […]

Pain Science

Confused about pain and pain medications? Understandably. In the early 2000’s, accreditation bodies in rehabilitation and acute (hospitalization) care required that we shine lights on and (then, primarily), offer medication to patients that were in pain at most any level..even if their primary condition for hospitalization or rehabilitation was NOT for pain. Welcome to the […]

Developing a Dual-Task test to assess recovery from concussion in high school athletes.

In a first-of it’s kind study, Northwest Rehabilitation Associates and Willamette University are partnering to perform a pre-season screens on local high school athletes to establish a series of baseline measures that will help to objectify and manage athletes’ return to sport rehabilitation and readiness. —————————————————————————— A joint venture between Willamette University & NWRA   […]