Clients

Honoring our Challenge Center clients who have served their country

In honor of our servicemen and women, check out these 7 Challenge Center clients and military veterans who...

"This place was my saving grace."

At 24, marathoner and Coast Guard Boatswain Amanda Hailey couldn’t understand why she was having trouble...

When asked whether he was using his chair anymore he remarked “I’m not even sure where it is right now.”

UPDATE: 2013 James' Story Part 2
When we last reported on James he had only been...

James Hartwell, SCI, rehabilitation, spinal cord injury

“I’m going to walk across the stage at my graduation.”

James' Story Part 1
James entered Challenge Center with a lot of help and little hope.  Two years...

“You can achieve great things if you work at them.”

A local favorite on “Health San Diego,” Nancy suffered from a stroke caused by Arterial Venous...

“All I know is that I’m going to fully enjoy living the rest of my story.”

Eric Galvez, a doctor of physical therapy (DPT), used to start his days surfing before heading off to his...

"Freedom!"

Eleonore’s life came to a complete stop in the beat of a heart. A stroke in 2005 left here paralyzed...

“My life is in my hands, and I love it!”

Tony Radna thrived on life, skating, body surfing, snowboarding and being a culinary genius. So, in 2007,...

“I am finally on the other side of that trauma!”

Hollis can tell a story. It starts standing with friends at the top of a hill, climbing into barrels and...