Lumbar spine degenerative disc disease, status post lumbar fusion (lumbar spine disability) AND OTHERS [REOPENED] & [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160506


Citation Nr: 18160506 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-49 762 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER New and material evidence having been received, the previously, finally denied service connection claim for lumbar spine degenerative disc disease, status post lumbar fusion (lumbar spine disability), is reopened. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for a lumbar…

Entitlement to service connection for a back disability (thoracolumbar spine); Entitlement to service connection for a neck disability (cervical spine) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18154172


Citation Nr: 18154172 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 16-48 249 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for a back disability (thoracolumbar spine) is denied. Entitlement to service connection for a neck disability (cervical spine) is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The Veteran’s back disability (thoracolumbar spine) is not causally…

Gout; degenerative joint disease (DJD) of the cervical spine; right/left knee disability; DJD and chondromalacia of the right knee; pes planus [REOPENING] [GRANTED] [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131304


Citation Nr: 18131304 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 18-13 322 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER The application to reopen the previously denied claim of entitlement to service connection for gout is granted. The application to reopen the previously denied claim for entitlement to service connection for degenerative joint disease (DJD) of the…

Muscle spasms, cervical spine; muscle spasms, thoracolumbar spine; arthralgia, left knee, and individual unemployability (TDIU) due to service-connected disabilities [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1648537


Citation Nr: 1648537 Decision Date: 12/30/16 Archive Date: 01/06/17 DOCKET NO. 12-29 257 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to an initial disability rating in excess of 20 percent for muscle spasms, cervical spine. 2. Entitlement to an initial disability…

Left shoulder disability to include as secondary to the service-connected neck disability [GRANTED], and 10% for degenerative joint disease of the cervical spine (neck disability) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1736566


Citation Nr: 1736566 Decision Date: 08/31/17 Archive Date: 09/06/17 DOCKET NO. 08-30 629 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Roanoke, Virginia THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for a left shoulder disability, to include as secondary to the service-connected neck disability. 2. Entitlement to an…

Entitlement to a Rating in Excess of 20 for Degenerative Disc Disease, Lumbar Spine and Cervical Spine [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1736700


Citation Nr: 1736700 Decision Date: 08/31/17 Archive Date: 09/06/17 DOCKET NO. 10-08 044 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Columbia, South Carolina THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to a rating in excess of 20 percent from May 4, 2011, for degenerative disc disease, lumbar spine, L3-L4, L5-S1.…