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Mr. Nichols


Mr. Nichols
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Recent C&P exam on my knees resulted in this: Right knee 0-90 Flexion and Extension Left knee 0-110 Flexion and Extension.

Trying to determine what this means as a rating??

Thanks to everyone and Semper-Fi.

Thanks for the replies! Examiner noted painful motion with functional loss. Unable to stand or walk for more than 5 minutes as veteran ambulates with knee braces and cane.(Knee was torn up in Iraq, 4 surgeries over 3 years, but no replacement yet)

 

 

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My advice is that, before you go trying to calculate your retro check, make sure you have the Caluza elements documented.  The reason is that is sort of like calculating your december bonus on your job interview..you need to get the job, first, and focus on that.  

After you get the job, then figure out the benefits.  

If you dont have the Caluza elements, a disability percentage wont matter.

Assuming you have the Caluza elements, there are other factors in your rating "other than" flexion and extension.  Pain is one, and, especially how this knee affects your employment, if at all.  You need to look at the whole picture, not just the degree of flexion or extension.  

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Yes I agree tottally with brocovet

we need to be  S.C. & rated  before any retro comes.

I AM NOT SAYING YOU WON'T BE S.C. RATED  I''M SURE YOU WILL IF YOU SUBMITTED THE RIGHT EVIDENCE AND PROVIDED THE 3 Caluza elements documented  brocovet mention.

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