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I had a SC TKR 13 months ago.  My ortho has told me to work on  my straightning for at least 6 more months.  At last appointment it was 10 to 15 degrees from straight.  Knee is now rated AT 30%.  Should I request an increase and also request the 100% ON A month to month for 6 more months.  Also, my right Hip  ( SC at 10% ) is giving me a fit.  Have been getting shots for pain ( that helped a little )  today had the deep bone/muscle   injection today.   Should I also request an increase from 10% on that.

 

 

 

 

 

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Yes, and yes.  You should always request an increase whenever you feel your conditions worsened, especially when you have said increase documented.  

However, its unlikely your convalescent (temporary) 100 percent time is extended beyond one year if your healing progress is slow.  Simply apply for an increase, and understand your convalscent time (likely) wont be extended, altho you can "ask" for that also.  It will probably be better for you...after a year, your convalscent time is up, and maybe you can get an increased permanent rating...maybe.  You have to ask.  

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Are you happy with the TKR?  Im due for a TKR, tho mine is not SC.  (but it should be..I fractured my leg in service, but VA never adjuticate my claim, just blew it off.  I did not persue it because Im already at 100 percent so more for TKR is likely moot.)  Where did you get your TKR?  which va?  What device (knee device) did they implant?  

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