Rehabilitation

Alice A. Peters leaves generous legacy for rehabilitation center

The Leon S. Peters Rehabilitation Center, known for its expertise in helping those with spinal injuries and traumatic brain injuries, will be able to add more specialized equipment and technology thanks to the estate of Alice A. Peters, wife of the center’s namesake.

Remembering Alice A. Peters

Alice A. Peters, a longtime and generous donor-investor in Community Medical Centers, passed away on Jan. 24 at the age of 97.


Swallow Study

Speech pathologist Brenna Hughes performs a video swallow study to reveal specific problems Kevin Tredway has after a stroke.

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Time saved, brain saved

Time lost is brain lost – that’s what the specialists at Community Regional Medical Center’s stroke unit say. But for patient Kevin Tredway, time saved was brain saved, and he let Healthcare Heroes viewers get a glimpse of his recovery process.


Back on the Ranch

A technological breakthrough can reduce cancer treatments by nearly tenfold, and it’s right here in the Central Valley.

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Yes He Will

After a motor vehicle accident took away his ability to walk, talk and eat all on his own, find out how the Leon S. Peters Rehabilitation Center was there to help this determined patient gain his strength back, one movement at a time.

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Courage Under Fire

At 25 years old Rob Villa awoke to flames engulfing his home and burning more than 85% of his body. See how this survivor’s determination allowed him to fight back in his ongoing recovery at the Leon S. Peters Burn Center.

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When you fall off, just get back on

Many of us participate in activities that some think are risky, but for many it’s a way of life. Meet one lady with a passion for horses, who believes “If you fall off, just get back on.”

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A Wheel to Live By

A motorcycle accident left him with a spinal cord injury that headlined local news. Now paralyzed, but thankful to be alive, learn about Chase Workman’s on-going adjustment and acceptance to his new way of life.

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The Chase to Recovery

Learn how the Valley’s only burn and Level 1 trauma center helped six-year-old Chase Bourez after a tragic car accident that took the life of his aunt. Meet this survivor and follow us on his chase to recovery.

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