Destination Walk is a 501c3 non-profit corporation committed to providing a non-traditional, high-intensity, activity-based neurorecovery program with the express purpose of pushing recovery to it’s farthest potential for function, health and independence. We offer a positive and encouraging environment dedicated to developing a creative, client specific exercise program focused on meeting each individual’s goals.

James Watkins

"STRENGTH- A river cuts through a rock not because of its power, but because of it’s persistence”

Napoleon Hill

“Strength & growth come only through continuous effort & struggle”

Christopher Reeve

“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to preserver and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. They are the real heroes, and so are the families and friends that stood by them.”

Christopher Reeve

“Never accept ultimatums, conventional wisdom, or absolutes”

George Bernard Shaw

“People who say it cannot be done, should not interrupt those who are doing it”

Zig Zigler

“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great”

Thomas A. Edison

"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always trying just one more time.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”
SCI primarily affects young adults between the ages 16-30
Over 80% of SCI reported to the national database have occurred among males
Most common cause of SCI are car accidents, then falls, followed by acts of violence (primarily gunshot wounds) & sports
Males are almost twice as likely as females to experience a TBI
Brain injuries are most often caused by car accidents, sports injuries, or simple falls on the playground, at work or in the home
At least 5.3 million Americans, 2% of the population, currently live with a disability resulting from TBI
Lifetime cost of an SCI can hit the million mark
Estimates calculate there are over 12,000 new spinal cord injuries every year
Statistics estimated there are 250,000- 300,000 Americans living with paralysis in the US
 
We understand many with neurological injury/disease are offered little to no hope with recovery after leaving the hospital and traditional rehabilitation ends. It’s our goal to be part of the driving force that pushes that limited prognosis far beyond what traditional thought has dictated for so long. Clients come in facing some of the biggest challenges a person can face, we hope to be a positive part of their journey on the path to living their lives to the fullest.