There are a few new faces at the clinic! We are happy to announce that the NeuroHope team has added staff members to our family!
The smiling face in the front office is our new Practice Manager, Natalie Robison. In addition to being our new insurance specialist, Natalie will be handling scheduling and payments in the future.
We are also pleased to welcome Bart Richwalski and Travis Jefferson on board as Rehabilitative Exercise Specialists! Bart and Travis have backgrounds in exercise science and are certified personal trainers. They will be under the wing of Nora, Sara, and Donna, and will be attending training with the rest of us at the NeuroRecovery Training Institute later this year.
We are thrilled to add these positions to our staff. This is part of our unique vision to create the first hybrid rehabilitation / wellness clinic in Indiana that provides assistance for individuals in each stage of the recovery process.
Natalie Robison brings over 9 years of medical office management and billing / coding expertise to her position as NeuroHope’s Practice Manager. A 2008 Graduate from MedTech College, Natalie possesses a strong commitment to helping others throughout their medical treatment and recovery, providing a professional attitude of compassion, understanding, and support. She has been a credentialed member of the American Academy of Professional Coders since 2007.
Natalie and her husband Joseph were married in 2013 in the US Virgin Islands. They have two children, a 13 year old son named Gavin and a 3 year old daughter named Maeve. Natalie spends her free time crafting and runs a small T-shirt and decal business.
Travis Jefferson, MS is a graduate of Charleston Southern University (B.S. in Kinesiology), Miller-Motte Technical College (Therapeutic Massage), and California University of Pennsylvania (Masters in Exercise Science and Health Promotion). He started his career as a Graduate Assistant for the Strength and Conditioning Department at Charleston Southern University.
Travis is an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist, NASE Speed and Explosion Specialist, Crossfit Level 1 instructor, and holds the ACSM Exercise is Medicine credential. He has experience working with collegiate athletes and the elderly and chronically ill population.
Travis moved to Indiana with his wife, Ariel, and bulldog, Princess, in June of 2016, one day after their wedding. They enjoy traveling, trying new foods, and attending college and professional sporting events.
Bart Richwalski, MS, CSCS has developed a passion for the rehabilitation of musculoskelatal and neurological injuries while working as a strength and conditioning coach in the Indianapolis area over the past decade. From novice fitness enthusiasts to professional hockey players, Bart has utilized his skills to enhance performance, and rehab clients through traumatic injuries.
He received his B.S. from Purdue University in 2007 and his M.S. in Biomechanics from Ball State University in 2014. His primary research interests while working on his thesis included musculoskeletal injury mechanisms and targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR). He is excited to share his experience and innovative thinking with NeuroHope and its rehabilitation team. Bart is also an avid outdoorsman who enjoys everything from camping and hiking to hunting and fishing, while sharing these activities with friends and family.