I have a C&P coming up in October for Neck/Back pains. While in Iraq in 2004, I fell off of a 916 semi-truck and have buddy statements to verify this. I also have medical proof that I went to the TMC in theater and it was considered a "sprain" and was given light duty for a few days. In my medical records from the field hospital in Iraq, it states that this the back injury … [Read more...] about Back and Cervical Pain – Bulging Disc and the C and P Exam ROM Test
I mention here, from time to time, the power of 38 CFR 4.6. I am putting this in the main forum because I think Veterans Affairs makes more CUEs regarding this regulation, then we know. Source Berta Simmons VA Claims ForumOne of the first things vet reps should look for in a denial, is whether the VCAA letter was correct (if that letter is detrimental to the claimant, it … [Read more...] about The Power of 38 CFR 4.6
Neuroscientists believe they have discovered your dysfunction. Or, more accurately, your neural mechanisms dysfunction. They "gate" noise controlling the noise and pain signals. You see. there are "circuit breakers" that should work, but are not.After an injury tinnitus can occur and sufferers experience phantom sounds. Veterans are exposed to some very loud noises and … [Read more...] about Tinnitus – it’s a brain malady…
Read the Full Report here VBA Annual Benefits Report FY 2016 Totals – new recipientsVeterans who began receiving compensation benefits 284,550Survivors who began receiving service-connected death benefits 28,891Total: 313,441Estimated annual amounts paid – new recipientsBenefit program Number of recipients Estimated average individual … [Read more...] about Recipients, Payments and Disabilities FY 2016
Contact Federal Elected OfficialsWhitehouse Veterans Complaint/Information Line 855-948-2311 Use this number for all veteran related complaints. President Donald Trump - Contact the President of the United States by filling out the online contact form or by calling the White House switchboard at 202-456-1414 or the comments line at 202-456-1111 during business … [Read more...] about Contact Federal Elected Officials
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur after you have been through a trauma. A trauma is a shocking and dangerous event that you see or that happens to you. During this type of event, you think that your life or others' lives are in danger.Going through trauma is not rare. About 6 of every 10 men (or 60%) and 5 of every 10 women (or 50%) experience at least one … [Read more...] about How Common Is PTSD?