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    Joyce Casey, a Spinal Cord Injury recreation therapist, has saved and changed the lives of thousands of paralyzed Veterans.

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    Central Virginia VA Health Care has a unique expertise in treating Veterans with spinal cord injuries. A new grant will focus on epidural stimulation and robotic suits to improve patients’ mobility.

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