NWRA News

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   […]

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 […]