Right shoulder disability; a right shoulder labral tear, and right shoulder rotator cuff tendinitis; right ankle disability; right/Left knee disability [GRANTED]; OTHERS [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160471


Citation Nr: 18160471 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-18 310 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Service connection for a right shoulder disability, diagnosed as degenerative joint disease, a right shoulder labral tear, and right shoulder rotator cuff tendinitis, is granted. Service connection for a right ankle disability, including degenerative changes, is granted.…

Left hip disability, claimed as secondary to a service connected lumbar spine disability, and diagnosed as degenerative joint disease; left sciatic nerve neuralgia [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18154109


Citation Nr: 18154109 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 16-53 310 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for a left hip disability, claimed as secondary to a service connected lumbar spine disability, and diagnosed as degenerative joint disease, is denied. Entitlement to a rating greater than 10 percent for left…

Service connection for cervalgia, degenerative joint disease and degenerative disc disease of the cervical spine (cervical spine disability) [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18123939


Citation Nr: 18123939 Decision Date: 08/06/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 15-32 033 DATE: August 6, 2018 ORDER Service connection for cervalgia, degenerative joint disease and degenerative disc disease of the cervical spine (cervical spine disability) is granted. FINDING OF FACT The evidence is evenly balanced both for and against the claim as to whether…

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…

Hypertension; left/right elbow disorder; trans ischemic attack (TIA)/stroke residuals [DENIED]; knee disorder; DJD [REOPENED]; (COPD); blood disorder; diabetes; dementia; CSDDD [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131306


Citation Nr: 18131306 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 10-24 953 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for hypertension is denied. Entitlement to service connection for a left elbow disorder is denied. Entitlement to service connection for a right elbow disorder is denied. Entitlement to service for trans ischemic attack…

Flatfeet/hammertoes; Right foot hallux valgus; Left knee degenerative changes and degenerative joint disease [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1760252


Citation Nr: 1760252 Decision Date: 12/27/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 16-31 097 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Louisville, Kentucky THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for flatfeet/hammertoes. 2. Entitlement to a compensable initial rating for right foot hallux valgus. 3. Entitlement to a…

Service connection for degenerative joint disease of the bilateral knees [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 1761152


Citation Nr: 1761152 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 09-34 043 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Regional Office (RO) in Waco, Texas THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for degenerative joint disease of the bilateral knees. REPRESENTATION Appellant represented by: Texas Veterans Commission WITNESS AT…

Fractures of the third and fourth metacarpal of the left hand, synovitis and degenerative joint disease, left index finger, and degenerative joint disease, left hand [GRANTED], and (PTSD) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1761187


Citation Nr: 1761187 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 05-16 879 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Louisville, Kentucky THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for residuals of a left hand fracture. 2. Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder, to…

Lumbosacral spine strain with spondylolisthesis and degenerative joint disease [DENIED]; hypertension; hypertensive heart disease, and chronic diverticulosis [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1761195


Citation Nr: 1761195 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 11-13 423 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Waco, Texas THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to an initial rating in excess of 10 percent prior to July 22, 2015, and in excess of 20 percent thereafter,…

Right groin injury [DENIED]; bilateral hip condition [REOPENED & GRANTED]; avascular necrosis of the right shoulder; degenerative joint disease; neuropathy at the right/left wrist; (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1760303


Citation Nr: 1760303 Decision Date: 12/27/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 14-18 118 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Jackson, Mississippi THE ISSUES 1. Whether new and material evidence has been submitted to reopen the claim for entitlement to service connection for a right groin injury.…