20 percent for degenerative disc disease, L5/S1; acquired psychiatric disorder, to include (PTSD), dissociative identity disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18154117


Citation Nr: 18154117 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 10-47 731 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to a rating in excess of 20 percent for degenerative disc disease, L5/S1 is denied. Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder, to include posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), dissociative identity disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder…

Lumbar spine disability, to include lumbosacral spine stenosis and degenerative disc disease [GRANTED]; (PTSD); major depressive disorder (MDD); OTHERES [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18123927


Citation Nr: 18123927 Decision Date: 08/03/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 10-25 495 DATE: August 3, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for a lumbar spine disability, to include lumbosacral spine stenosis and degenerative disc disease is granted. Entitlement to an acquired psychiatric disorder to include posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depressive disorder (MDD)…

Service connection for chronic lumbar strain with degenerative disc disease (DDD) [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18132232


Citation Nr: 18132232 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 13-11 070 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Service connection for chronic lumbar strain with degenerative disc disease (DDD) is granted. FINDING OF FACT It is reasonably shown that the Veteran’s low back disability was incurred in service. CONCLUSION OF LAW Service connection for chronic…

Service connection for chronic lumbar strain with degenerative disc disease (DDD) [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18132232


Citation Nr: 18132232 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 13-11 070 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Service connection for chronic lumbar strain with degenerative disc disease (DDD) is granted. FINDING OF FACT It is reasonably shown that the Veteran’s low back disability was incurred in service. CONCLUSION OF LAW Service connection for chronic…

Lumbar spine degenerative disc disease (DDD); lumbar spine DDD; total disability rating based on individual unemployability (TDIU) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18132264


Citation Nr: 18132264 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 08-33 751A DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an initial evaluation in excess of 20 percent prior to August 21, 2017 for lumbar spine degenerative disc disease (DDD) is denied. Entitlement to an initial evaluation in excess of 40 percent from August 21,…

Left shoulder rotator cuff disease; degenerative disc disease and arthritis of the thoracolumbar spine; right knee patellofemoral syndrome; left ankle tendon injury [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18123994


Citation Nr: 18123994 Decision Date: 08/07/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 15-25 858 DATE: August 7, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for a left shoulder rotator cuff disease is granted. Entitlement to service connection for degenerative disc disease and arthritis of the thoracolumbar spine is granted. Entitlement to service connection for right knee patellofemoral…

Entitlement to a rating in excess of 40 percent for service-connected lumbosacral and thoracic spine strain, degenerative disc disease, degenerative joint disease [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18132306


Citation Nr: 18132306 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 16-06 662 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to a rating in excess of 40 percent for service-connected lumbosacral and thoracic spine strain, degenerative disc disease, degenerative joint disease, is dismissed. FINDING OF FACT On September 11, 2017, prior to the promulgation of a…

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) [GRANTED]; cervical spine disability; DDD; cervical spondylosis & thoracic outlet syndrome [DENIED]; left shoulder disability; myofascial syndrome [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131197


Citation Nr: 18131197 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-35 237A DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER 1. Entitlement to service connection for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is granted. 2. Entitlement to service connection for a cervical spine disability, to include degenerative disc disease, cervical spondylosis, and thoracic outlet syndrome, is denied. REMANDED 3.…

Service connection for a left shoulder, including degenerative disc disease, as secondary to service connected cervical spine degenerative disc disease [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 1749079


Citation Nr: 1749079 Decision Date: 10/31/17 Archive Date: 11/06/17 DOCKET NO. 02-11 247 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Jackson, Mississippi THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for degenerative disc disease of the left shoulder, to include as secondary to service-connected cervical spine degenerative disc disease.…

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.…