MedWatch Today: Leon S. Peters Rehabilitation Center


HE SAYS THE TEAM AT COMMUNITY NAL MEDICAL CENTER HELP TO RECOVER BUT AS JULIE MUSGRAVE SHOWS US MORE IMPORTANTLY THEY HELP KEEP UP HIS SPIRITS WHILE RUN OVER BY HIS OWN TRUCK AFTER GETTING OUT TO HANDLE AN ISSUE WITH A PROPERTY OWNER. Man: ALL I SAW WAS RUN OVER. MY SHOULDER, MY ARMS, MY LEGS. MY FEET. EVERYTHING. Reporter: AN AMBULANCE RUSHED HIM TO COMMUNITY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER PARTY. Man: I WAS GOING TO DIE. I THOUGHT I WAS DYING. I WAS PRAYING TO GOD. Reporter: MORE THAN 20 SURGERIES AND SEVERAL MONTHS LATER PROGRESSED ON TO PHYSICAL THERAPY AT THE LEONIDAS PETERS REHABILITATION CENTER AT COMMUNITY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER. BY THE TIME THEY GET TO REHAB THEIR STABLE MEDICALLY. THEY SURVIVED. THEY ARE NOW READY TO GET ON THE PATH TO GET BACK TO THEIR LIVES OUT IN THE COMMUNITY. Reporter: TAKE ONE OR TWO WITH TEAM MEMBERS LIKE KAT WHO MAKE PT FEEL LIKE A PERSONAL CHALLENGE TO BE BETTER. Woman: IT IS AN HONOR TO BE PART OF THESE PEOPLES LIVES OF HIS INJURIES, ONE DAY AT A TIME. Man: THEY MADE ME BE MORE CONFIDENT IN MYSELF. Reporter: THAT CONFIDENCE HELPED FIGHT THROUGH THE PAIN AND FRUSTRATION HE FELT TRYING TO REGAIN HIS STRENGTH. Man: EVERY DAY I WAS MAKING PROGRESS BECAUSE HONESTLY I WAS TRYING TO GET OUT OF HERE. EVERY DAY I GIVE IT MY ALL AND DACRON SAYS HE IS GRATEFUL FOR THE SUPPORT AND PATIENCE FOR THE PROGRESS HE CONTINUES TO MAKE TODAY. Host: OUR HEALTHCARE HERO

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