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Schedule for Rating Disabilities: Musculoskeletal System and Muscle Injuries


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My brother had the surgery and he said it was bad bad  takes a long long time to recover over a year  I think he said he got 100% temp but after a year they reduce that took it away  but he was still having problems after the surgery.

if they pay the same  with or without surgery  I'd sure try to find a better solution to the problem

..the VA fitted me with an  soft arch heel support and it help some but not near enough  especially when I raise my foot, I took some zinc pills and some calcium pills both ike 1000 md I buy at the Dollar Store  I took like 4 each in am and about 5 or 6  each at bed time for about 3 months the more you can take the faster the pain easy up.  but you may want to check with your Dr  first tho... this is just an old family remedy thats been passed down in our family on my mothers side, my older sister had this and she tried these pills and it helped   and helped me too.  those pills are pretty cheap   btw I am not S.C for this.

if your over weight   losing weight that is the best option  but I know some that are not over weight and still have this  my brother only weigh about 155 lbs

I am over weight I need to lose at least 75lbs

I weigh 265 lbs at 6'2  most of my weight is in my stomach area and sides.  lots of flubber that I do not need...but we all know how damn hard it is to lose weight.

I tried the M.O.V.E. Program the VA has  17 weeks of it and that was a joke...it all comes down to self motivation and discipline......I had thought this program would motivate me but it didn't. 

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This document amends the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Schedule for Rating Disabilities (``VASRD'' or ``rating schedule'') by revising the portion of the rating schedule that addresses the muscu

This is a "must read" for anyone with musculoskeletal disabilities that will be applying for for claims or for increases. Note that it goes into effect in 3 months, 2-7-21.

Hamslice My guess it would certainly make sense to make an IRIS inquiry on it and see what they say. You have a few months for it to be in effect. If you think that your condition definitely hasn't im

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Buck said "it all comes down to self motivation and discipline."" Spot on! I have a bunch of things going bad and my doc said that although I was overweight, I wasn't obese. He said losing weight to the proper value for my height would help me for my x,y, and z disabilities. Not the first time I've heard that, we all have. But my motivation was if I were to have a stroke or heart attack, who would take care of my wife who is disabled?  That was when the light bulb went on and when the motivation kicked in. I've lost 20#. Not easy, but believe me, if I can do it anyone can. What worked for me was to reduce calories mainly by smaller portions and therefore less calories. Also try to walk about a mile every day.

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