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  1. Can anyone tell if this rateable... Not sure what to make of it..... VA medical disability exam results: RA - minimal talonavicular degenerative change is seen. Anarthodesis is seen at the base of the first carpal metacarpal articulation. A small superior calcaneal spur noted.
  2. Hi everyone! Hope all is well. I just wanted to stop in and say hello. I haven't been on here since late last year. Life is going good. As most know my story and it was a doozy, I finally got everything I deserved! Overall 90% and I couldn't be happier. It took a lot of hard work and sleepless nights and a lot of C&P exams and fighting the VA but I prevailed. I was thankful for this sight b/c without it I would have never met a great guy that helped me with the final phase of my rating. I am now just waiting on an EED for my contentions but I am really not really worried about it
  3. So on Monday I had my C&P exams for my feet/ankles/toe and scars. I think it went rather well and the doctor was thorough. These C&P exams were ordered on September 8th, 2016 by the DRO in WACO after she over turned the other DRO's decision. She ordered the C&P exams so I could get a proper rating on my contentions. She over turned the DRO's decision due to his egregious errors in my decision that I brought to the attention of Mr. Robert McDonald's office and my local Congressman. After getting the representative from McDonald's office to contact me and then to get the WACO of
  4. Hi everyone; I have several threads going but i want to get these C&P exams out there in the open. Please look at both C&P exams (Foot Conditions) (Ankle Conditions). Look at the errors done by ONE doctor. The first C&P exam I attached is for Foot Misc. The very first error by the C&P examiner is the fact that he states under #1 Diagnoses Avulsion Fracture 5th Metatarsal - date of diagnoses 6/23/2013. That is WRONG! If you look at the other C&P Exam for Ankles, under #1 Diagnoses he states right 5th metatarsal fracture - date of diagnoses 1993! YES that is
  5. Well good afternoon my fellow Vet's!!! I am really deflated right now....It's going on 3 months since I had my DRO review hearing with no end in sight. I was told that it could be weeks to months to up to a year for the decision. What erk's me is the fact that I had my hearing why can't the DRO take the time to review and come to a ruling? It's so frustrating! I am going on 3 years since my initial claim and almost 2 years since I filed my NOD. I understand there are others in the same boat or worse boat and I do sympathize with all my fellow Vet's! Now on top of this, most of y
  6. So, I recently began feeling like my feet are on fire. It feels like I stepped into a campfire that's been tamped down, no visible flames, but still very hot down under. It comes and goes, no rhyme or reason. Also, for a year or two been getting the same on the back of my L hand. It's not hot enough to make me holler, but nearly so. I told my PCP a while back, about the hand fire, said it feels like scalding hot water was poured on it. Feet fire feels a little different. While the hand burning feels like it's on the outside, the feet fire goes all through, skin, flesh, bone even. N
  7. Okay as I sit and wait for my NOD decision to come back I have been looking at both the feet and ankle CFR ratings http://www.militarydisabilitymadeeasy.com/thefoot.html#top http://www.militarydisabilitymadeeasy.com/theankle.html#top I have multiple issues with my feet and ankles. For Morton's Neuroma it's pretty clear that is 10% period. For fractures to the foot do they rate under "broken bones"? After my hearing yesterday, the DRO indicated that regardless of residuals a broken bone at a minimum is 0% so if you have issues would the rating fall under this categor
  8. Hello everyone, my name is Mike and I have a exam by a VA Doctor next Tues Jan 12th 2016 . Upon entering the Air Force I had flat feet during my entry physical exam my blood pressure was 100/69 and exit physical exam my blood pressure was 134/91. There was no follow up visits for check ups on my blood pressure and while in there I was hospitalizes for two days with diarrhea and real bad stomach pains. I filed a claim for my feet and stomach pains because over the years both systems have gotten worst. I have also developed CHF as a secondary claim in which i have to prove that everything is se
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