Cervical spine sprain [GRANTED]; 20% lumbosacral strain prior to April 9, 2010 [DENIED]; 40% from April 9, 2010, for lumbosacral sprain [GRANTED]; tendonitis [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160554


Citation Nr: 18160554 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 10-32 657 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to a higher disability rating of 20 percent for cervical spine sprain prior to June 11, 2012, is granted, subject to the laws and regulations governing the payment of monetary benefits. Entitlement to a higher disability…

Service connected reduction rating for lumbosacral strain [RESTORED] degenerative arthritis; intervertebral disc syndrome (IVDS); degenerative disc disease (DDD); [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160556


Citation Nr: 18160556 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-49 922A DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER The reduction of the assigned rating for service connected lumbosacral strain from 40 percent to 10 percent effective December 1, 2015 was improper and the 40 percent rating is restored. Entitlement to a rating in excess of…

Degenerative arthritis of the bilateral knees; glaucoma; chronic cough; obstructive sleep apnea; plantar warts on the bilateral feet; lumbosacral strain [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160596


Citation Nr: 18160596 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-18 367 DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER The claim of entitlement to service connection for degenerative arthritis of the bilateral knees is dismissed. The claim of entitlement to service connection for glaucoma is dismissed. The claim of entitlement to service connection for a chronic…

Dental disorder, to include hyperkeratosis; left foot, plantar fasciitis [DENIED]; right elbow disorder; right ankle disorder; left ankle injury, residuals, left ankle disability; & OTHERS [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160667


Citation Nr: 18160667 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 08-32 951 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for a dental disorder, to include hyperkeratosis status-post graft #20, is denied. Entitlement to an initial compensable rating prior to August 5, 2013, and in excess of 20 percent thereafter, for service-connected left…

Entitlement to an effective date prior to December 23, 2014 for the assignment of a 20 percent rating for service-connected lumbosacral strain [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18132275


Citation Nr: 18132275 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 16-02 895 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an effective date prior to December 23, 2014 for the assignment of a 20 percent rating for service-connected lumbosacral strain is denied. FINDING OF FACT Prior to December 23, 2014, the Veteran’s service-connected lumbosacral strain…

20 percent for lumbosacral strain; total disability rating based upon individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18132375


Citation Nr: 18132375 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 13-22 119 DATE: REMANDED Entitlement to disability rating in excess of 20 percent for lumbosacral strain from August 25, 2009 is remanded. Entitlement to a total disability rating based upon individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU) is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran…

Lumbosacral strain; left hip trochanteric bursitis; left hip trochanteric bursitis with limited flexion; left calf condition; left thigh muscle condition; [WITHDRAWN] [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18139628


Citation Nr: 18139628 Decision Date: 09/28/18 Archive Date: 09/28/18 DOCKET NO. 17-17 774 DATE: September 28, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an initial rating in excess of 20 percent for service-connected lumbosacral strain is dismissed. Entitlement to an initial rating in excess of 10 percent for service-connected left hip trochanteric bursitis with limited and painful abduction…

Entitlement to a compensable rating for a service-connected thoracolumbar spine disability, to include lumbosacral strain [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131282


Citation Nr: 18131282 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-46 591 DATE: August 31, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to a compensable rating for a service-connected thoracolumbar spine disability, to include lumbosacral strain. REASONS FOR REMAND The appellant served on active duty in the United States Navy from March 1990 to March 1997. 1. Entitlement…

Entitlement to an initial rating in excess of 10 percent from December 11, 2005 to April 18, 2017 and in excess of 20 percent beginning April 19, 2017 for chronic lumbosacral strain [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1761218


Citation Nr: 1761218 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 09-18 840 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Montgomery, Alabama THE ISSUE Entitlement to an initial rating in excess of 10 percent from December 11, 2005 to April 18, 2017 and in excess of 20…

Lumbosacral strain, peripheral neuropathy of the right/left lower extremity, residuals of status-post hemorrhoid surgery and individual unemployability (TDIU) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1749066


Citation Nr: 1749066 Decision Date: 10/31/17 Archive Date: 11/06/17 DOCKET NO. 16-61 181 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Phoenix, Arizona THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 20 percent for lumbosacral strain. 2. Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of…