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Paralyzed Marine Lance Cpl. Joshua Burch uses an exoskeleton to attend his promotion to corporal at the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in 2016. Photo by Joshua Burch

The VA Is Testing an Implant That Could Allow Paralyzed Veterans to Walk Again

Researchers at Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia, have launched a study to determine whether epidural stimulators can help paralyzed veterans recover motor activity and/or control over their "inner systems" -- their cardiovascular and bladder functions, for example.

Mandy Marchianov, Photo by: WTVR

Virginia woman thrives on thrill of competition: Adversities 'make you really tough'

A crash forever changed Mandy Marchiano’s life when she was 13 years old, but her grace and tenacity led her to another life-defining moment. For Marchiano, being active is not the same as playing sports. She has tried many of them, including: rowing, archery, kayaking, and handcycling.

Riverside Health System’s new rehabilitation facility

Riverside Finishes Construction on New Rehab Facility

After more than a year of construction, Riverside Health System’s new rehabilitation hospital in York County is finished. This facility will be a 50-bed, 52,000-square-foot rehabilitation facility on Josephs Drive off Route 17 and will have areas of expertise including brain injuries, stroke, spinal cord injuries, neurological diseases, amputation, and other orthopedic conditions.