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If it wasn’t a broken bone or a sprained ankle, athletes were often encouraged to “shake it off” or “tough it out” and get back in the game. But that’s not the approach at Community Regional Medical Center where health professionals have partnered with others in the community to create a Concussion Consortium. Its goal: to educate local pediatricians and youth sports coaches about the signs and dangers of concussions – especially on developing brains.
When Charles Love came to Fresno, it wasn’t for recreation – instead he raced here from Indiana after receiving a phone call from Community Regional Medical Center saying his son Badili had been in an accident and was in intensive care.
Janice Kashimba watched in shocked disbelief as her 32-year-old daughter Tracey Kashimba took a few steps on her own for the first time in her life. Tracey was leaning on a walker, but she was taking these first steps by herself and grinning ear to ear with delight. Janice immediately called her husband and family to notify them of the exciting news.
Alice A. Peters, a longtime and generous donor-investor in Community Medical Centers, passed away on Jan. 24 at the age of 97.
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.Back to Videos
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.Back to Videos
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.”Back to Videos
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.Back to Videos
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.Back to Videos