San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital

Read some of our patients’ stories of their experience with our team.

  • Trisha S.

    San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital

    Trisha Sanchez's favorite past time was riding her performance dressage horse. As an avid rider, when Trish wasn't traveling or working, she spent much of her free time performing and enjoying her horse. On what appeared to be a typical February day, life changed for Trisha in an instant. Trisha remembered, “I was on my horse doing warm-up exercises and I slumped and fell off of the horse.” Her husband, Joe, recalled taking Trisha to a hospital known for trauma injuries. “They thought I ... Trisha Sanchez's favorite past time was riding her performance dressage horse. As an avid rider, when Trish wasn't traveling or working, she spent ...
  • Angel V.

    San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital

    Six months ago, at the age of 19, Angel suffered a traumatic head injury while driving a car. Fearing that help may not arrive in time, Angel managed to call 911 while driving himself and his injured passengers to the nearest hospital. One block short of the emergency room, Angel fell unconscious. He suffered a massive head injury that almost took his life. These life threatening injuries would require numerous surgeries and procedures. Angel’s father recalled, “I remember the doctors ... Six months ago, at the age of 19, Angel suffered a traumatic head injury while driving a car. Fearing that help may not arrive in time, Angel managed ...
  • Gino P.

    San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital

    In January, Gino suffered a stroke while shopping with his 9-year-old daughter. Because of his daughter’s quick action and her recollection of FAST , an acronym referring to the signs of a stroke-- F acial drooping, A rm weakness, S peech difficulties and T ime to call 911—Gino was able to receive immediate medical attention. When Gino came to San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital to begin his journey back to his old self, he was suffering from paralysis on his entire left side, he ... In January, Gino suffered a stroke while shopping with his 9-year-old daughter. Because of his daughter’s quick action and her recollection of FAST , ...
  • Leanne C.

    San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital

    A few days before Christmas in 2015, Leanne Carr was bitten by a brown recluse spider. That small bite led to her body becoming septic. During the months that followed, she struggled for life as her organs began shutting down. She was only able to survive at the cost of amputations of both arms and both legs. Leanne lost her arms below the elbow and her legs below the knee. During her inpatient stay at San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, Leanne received physical and occupational ... A few days before Christmas in 2015, Leanne Carr was bitten by a brown recluse spider. That small bite led to her body becoming septic. During the ...
  • Keith H.

    San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital

    On Mother’s Day, Keith fell and broke his neck, becoming an incomplete quadriplegic just 6 months after retiring from his job of 38 years. After his injury, he experienced an immediate loss of sensation and movement in both legs; his doctor told him he may never walk again. After months of hospitalization, Keith came to San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital to begin getting his old life back. “When I arrived at San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, I was determined to work hard ... On Mother’s Day, Keith fell and broke his neck, becoming an incomplete quadriplegic just 6 months after retiring from his job of 38 years. After his ...
  • Gary B.

    San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital

    Gary underwent extensive spinal surgery and came to San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital to regain his physical strength and return to his daily activities. “After my surgery, I wasn’t able to do anything and couldn’t even get out of bed by myself,” Gary recalls. “However, from the moment I arrived at San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, everything changed. Right away, they were working with me to regain my strength. Without the dedicated team, I wouldn’t have been able to ... Gary underwent extensive spinal surgery and came to San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital to regain his physical strength and return to his daily ...
  • Roy S.

    San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital

    Happy Anniversary to me! My name is Roy Salinas, husband, father and grandfather to little Jaxon. I am celebrating my 6 th anniversary as a blessed stroke survivor. With the support of my wife, Frances, and my loving family I have survived. I got dealt this hand like a deck of cards. It takes a lot of work and you have to work because it’s forever. I know what I want! “I’m winning the Stroke; it will not WIN over me!” My stay at San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital was about 21 ... Happy Anniversary to me! My name is Roy Salinas, husband, father and grandfather to little Jaxon. I am celebrating my 6 th anniversary as a blessed ...
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