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Please help with deciphering my C&P exams

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Can anyone help me to understand my C&P exam results? I am trying to figure out what it all means and what kind of rating, if any I can expect.

 

 

 

My original disability claims were worded as shown below

 

1.            Neck condition

 

2.            Pinched nerves in neck

 

3.            Pinched nerves in back

 

 

 

Yes I know, my claimed disabilities should have been much more descriptive. I was in the last few months of active duty prior to retiring and I was working with the local VA representative. He told me I did not need to describe my claimed disabilities in any more detail. I am becoming more and more educated in this process as time goes by.   

Thank you!

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Maybe, but you can probably decipher it better.  Look in your c and p for 4 things:

1.  Diagnosis.  

2.  reference to "in service event" or aggravation.  

3.  Nexus, or link from 1 to 2, above.  It should say your (pinched nerve) is at least as likely as not due to an event in military service.  

4.  Symptoms, especially how much time you missed from work or work restriction because of your injuries.  

    If you have these, you are good to go.  

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Please post a redacted C&P here for help.  The information provided is vague and without the C&P report we cannot know how this was looked at by the doctor.

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Is this veteran send the C and Ps to anyone to see if it was service connected?

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What's the File Date of your Comp Claim? Are you now working with the same or different POA-VSO? No Claims specifics, no redated C & P DBQs; make it very difficult to opine regarding your circumstances.

Do you currently have a POA-VSO Rep assisting you?

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