Occupational Rehabilitation

Love gets help from Peters Host Family Program

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.

Gait-training device helps adult woman take first solo steps

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.

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.


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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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