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Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center - Richmond, VA

 

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Image of Hospice unit from the outsideFamilies find comfort in bereavement support
“The family members I have spoken to are often living alone and have either suffered the loss of a spouse or family member or are unable to visit their ill loved one in the hospital or … nursing home,” Rohrer said.
Face ShieldRichmond VA’s AT team shields staff from COVID-19
The four-person AT team designed three face shield prototypes tested by staff for fit and function. Although most supplemental face shields are produced by 3-D printers, the CVHCS team had a better idea.
Marine Veteran, Edward Purcell, is proud of his new walking prosthesis with the Wounded Warrior Project logo design.Richmond VA assists Vet with new prosthesis
After many years of struggling with foot fractures and infections, a Marine Corps Veteran knew it was time to seek care at the VA. Purcell reached out to the Central Virginia VA Health Care System (CVHCS) for support.
Dr. Ashraf Gorgey, Director of Research for Spinal Cord Injury and Disorders at Central Virginia VA Health Care System, walks with a Veteran using an exoskeleton.CVHCS awarded $3.7M to study ES in SCI Veterans
The CDMRP awarded a grant worth $3.7 million to CVHCS and VCU. The grant is the first of its kind at a VA medical center to study spinal epidural stimulation in people with spinal cord injuries.
U.S. Coast Guard Veteran Osretta Miller is with Elmer Ligh, lead biofeedback provider, discussing how happy she is with her results after graduating from the VIP Center.Richmond’s VIP Center improves quality of life
“I lost at least 20 pounds from changing my diet and learning how to read food labels,” Miller said. She graduated from the program in November 2018 and went from a size 18 in clothing to a size 10.
Veteran Jeff Howe shows off his recent weight gain after a successful Deep Brain Stimulation surgery to help relieve Parkinson’s disease symptoms.PADRECC relieves Veteran's PD symptoms
An Army Veteran diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, is now thriving thanks to care received at Central Virginia VA Health Care System. “I haven’t had one head shake since the surgery,” Howe said.
Veteran receives a new Podimetrics Mat during Podiatry appointmentVA Leverages Health Care Innovation
VA is expanding its use of a new proven medical device that advances the early detection of diabetic foot ulcers in the Veteran population. Studies show that one in four Veterans have Diabetes...
Dr. Jarrod Reisweber proudly holds his grandfather’s photo in his hands.Richmond pilot study for substance abuse treatment
A national Dept. of Veterans Affairs program is helping to fulfill one doctor’s purpose of delivering compassionate and effective care to Veterans at Central Virginia VA Health Care System.
Michael works with his songwriterJust Start Talking
Peterson says participating in Operation Song through songwriting has helped him tremendously in the ability to express his daily struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic pain, anxiety and depression.
MollyRichmond VAMC Honors NDD
Today is National Dog Day, and we want to highlight one of the many therapy dogs who visit throughout the year. Molly, a nine-year-old Golden Retriever, stopped by to visit active duty military and Veterans...

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