Recent content by redleg_64

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    NARSUM Question

    Just out of curiosity, do you have an idea how the Army rates the compartment syndrome? I'm in the same boat as you. I have compartment syndrome in both lower extremities and a fasciotomy of one of them and I just entered a med board for it.
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    OSA, Thinking about not using CPAP

    I have moderate OSA and I’ve been using my CPAP for a few years now. Once I get out of the army I’d like to through-hike the Appalachian Trail, but I’m pretty sure I won’t be able to use my CPAP while I’m on the trail for 4-6 months. I don’t know if I’d get away with using a mouthpiece or not...
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    My new sleep apnea profile

    I just got a new sleep apnea profile today. The old one stated I had to use my CPAP for four hours per night at least 70% of nights and I couldn't be deployed to a remote location without reliable electricity. I felt that I was sort of vague and the doctor mentioned that there is a different...
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    Sleep apnea P2 profile

    I have moderate obstructive sleep apnea and I have recently been issued a permanent P2 profile stating that I need to use my CPAP machine at least 4 hours a night for 70% of nights and cannot be deployed anywhere without reliable electricity. I'm currently in TRADOC and will head back to an...
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    Sleep Apnea and Field Duty

    I am a staff sergeant with about 12 years TIS and I was just diagnosed with moderate obstructive sleep apnea last week. A year or two ago I was diagnosed with chronic non-allergic rhinitis as well. I am a 13B by trade and after I completed my recruiting tour I attempted to reclass to 35P. I...
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