Camas Weraky - Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy - West Salem

Camas Weraky, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Camas graduated from the Robert D Clark Honor’s College at the University of Oregon with a degree in Human Physiology and Spanish in 2007. After graduating with her Doctorate in Physical therapy with distinction from Pacific University in 2012 Camas returned to her hometown to practice as a Physical Therapist.

Since then she has continued her education in manual therapy and in 2017 Camas became a Certified Lymphedema Therapist, able to provide complete decongestive therapy to patients with lymphedema. In addition to treating lymphedema Camas enjoys treating pediatric patients, chronic pain and general orthopedic conditions.

Camas is fluent in Spanish and has traveled to Central and South America. In her time away from the clinic Camas enjoys spending time outside with her husband and young children.

Articles written by Camas Weraky

How Can You Be an Active Partner in Your Healthcare Decisions

There is a growing trend to take a more active role in our own health and well-being. Many of us feel more comfortable questioning decisions that impact our bodies, and we don’t blindly follow the advice of our doctors as we may have done in the past. However, we still need to be aware of ways that healthcare providers can better interact with us to help us make decisions. Shared Decision Making is an important component to the ever-changing face of modern healthcare. On the most basic level, Shared Decision Making is a conversation between a patient and healthcare provider regarding treatment options, goals, and treatment plan.

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Preparing for Event Day

Equally as important as what you do in the days, weeks, and months leading up to race day is what you do in the hours before (and after). Even though many events start early in the morning, a nutritious breakfast is important to fuel the body for the upcoming event. A warm-up routine is also crucial to your event success.