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What Veteran Orthopedic Conditions Qualify for VA Benefits?

What Veteran Orthopedic Conditions Qualify for VA Benefits? Veterans-orthopedic-conditions

I can almost GUARANTEE that most veterans have orthopedic conditions. It comes with the job. With jumping out of airplanes, high-risk training, and weekly marches with 40 pound rucks on your back while carrying a weapon, we get beat up! So what does this mean for you?  Well, if you experience pain associated with an […]

What is the Stroke Rehabilitation Process for Veterans?

What is the Stroke Rehabilitation Process for Veterans? veteran stroke patients

The Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS) directive began to incorporate best practices for stroke victims. When VA stroke victims accounted for 15,000+ cases per year, there needed to be a viable solution, which resulted in the stroke rehabilitation process for veterans! The VA  implemented a comprehensive program so stroke victims can start rehabilitating within six months […]

20 Reasons Why Your VA Claim Was DENIED!

20 Reasons Why Your VA Claim Was DENIED!

UGH! Getting that horrible denied letter after spending months or YEARS of working on your claim is FRUSTRATING! We don’t want a lack of knowledge or information to be the reason for any veteran to get their claim denied. In this post, we asked a group of THOUSANDS of veterans what the TOP reason why […]

Fatty Liver: How Do I Claim This?

Fatty Liver: How Do I Claim This? fatty liver disease in veterans

Fatty Liver Disease (FLD) dates to the dawn of the industrial revolution – when food started to be processed more abundantly while demand for hard labor declined. It wasn’t until the 1980s that fatty liver gained recognition in the clinical arena. The rise of technology and virtual reality led to a decrease in physical activity […]

Are you overlooking high blood pressure, Veterans?

Are you overlooking high blood pressure, Veterans? how the va rates high blood pressure

High blood pressure is also called hypertension and is not called the “Silent Killer” for nothing. The only time that symptoms might show is when your blood pressure is already at a seriously high level. As a veteran, it is essential to get your blood pressure checked regularly. We will be discussing how to know […]

3 Reasons Why Your VA Claim is taking so long!

3 Reasons Why Your VA Claim is taking so long! Why is my va claim taking so long

How many times have you wondered to yourself why is my VA Claim is taking so long?! This is the second most asked question concerning the VA disability process for veterans. Sometimes, it is a mystery as to why one claim may be determined quicker than others. But when you dig a little deeper, you […]

How does the VA rate Fibromyalgia?

How does the VA rate Fibromyalgia? Veterans disability rating Fibromyalgia

First, let’s discuss how the VA rates Fibromyalgia for Veterans diagnosed. Fibromyalgia is a disease that causes pain and sensitivity throughout the entire body. The pain must be present on both sides of the body, and both above and below the waist to be rated under VASRD Code 5025. A Rheumatologist needs to evaluate and diagnose you […]

VA Treatment for Glaucoma

VA Treatment for Glaucoma glaucoma in veterans

Glaucoma is a severe condition that affects your eyesight. Regular visits to your eye care specialist can catch the debilitation condition early, and if directions are followed, you might not lose your eyesight. As for Veterans, the best option for you is understanding what is glaucoma and your treatment options through the VA. What is glaucoma? […]

Options for Veterans with Lupus

Options for Veterans with Lupus veterans with lupus

Due to the factors that veterans are exposed to in service, many have a higher chance of developing Lupus. While there is no way to know for sure if someone will develop Lupus, by looking at medical history you can tell if someone is more inclined to have this autoimmune disease. We will be discussing […]

How do I Win a VA Claim Secondary to Tinnitus?

How do I Win a VA Claim Secondary to Tinnitus? tinnitus secondary conditions

Congratulations! Your Tinnitus is recognized by the VA as service-connected. But what can you claim next? Tinnitus is the MOST COMMON DISABILITY claimed by veterans – more than PTSD and TBI. In 2018, nearly 2 million veterans had service-connected Tinnitus, according to the VA. Veterans are at a higher risk of developing this disability because […]