Will Barker is learning to walk again with the help of Sacramento State physical-therapy master’s-degree students Chris Bartkowski (hands on right foot) and Kylee Keck (holding Barker's left foot). Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo
Will Barker works to strengthen his recovering body at Sacramento State. He is assisted by physical therapy students Chris Bartkowski (green shirt), Kylee Keck (purple) and Steven Sylvester (in red). Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo
Former Valley High football player Will Barker, who was paralyzed in a game at Davis High three years ago, has regained limited function in his arms and legs, and is working hard to improve even more. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo
Will Barker works with Drs. Katrin Mattern-Baxter, a professor in Sacramento State's physical-therapy master’s-degree program and a Davis resident. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo

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