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will the VA rate a 20% lumbosacral strain higher if the C & P mentions radiculopathy and flare ups occurring at least weekly and often more?  is the radiculopathy a secondary condition?

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Spine is rated mostly by range of motion (ROM). The peripheral neuropathy is rated as secondary to spine. Usually it is both legs, nerve conditions can be rated from 10-80% each.

You can find this info between 8520 and  8540 in the schedule linked below.



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