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    Possible DoD Ratings? Migraine, Back/Neck

    I am currently in the middle of the Med Board process. My diagnoses on my NARSUM are chronic migraines/headaches, Lordosis, Scoliosis, and Kyphosis (all with worsening curvature over the 7 years of service). I experience severe headaches nearly every day and migraines weekly which after many...
  2. K

    Just found out about scoliosis? What now?

    I recently have found out that I have a 25 degree curve in my spine. About 2 months ago I tweaked my back to the point of not being able to walk for a short period of time. I went to the hospital and they referred me to physical therapy which only made my pain worse. I scheduled an appointment...
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    Scoliosis question

    Hello all, I was awarded 10% disability for various back issues lumped together, one of which is scoliosis. This seems to be based on my range of motion and pain. But when I looked at my VA letter, it says that this is one of the requirements of a 20% rating: "Muscle spasm or guarding severe...
  4. M

    Scoliosis/possible nerve damage

    I was in the guard for two years. I did split option, got a general discharge for not going to AIT withing two years of signing due to gallbladder removal preventing me from shipping. After basic I had hurt my neck and went to a chiropractor who took x-rays and said I had scoliosis (don't...
  5. K

    Just starting MEB Process

    Last July I went on a TDY OCONUS, after the travel my back was chronically hurting so made an appointment with my PCM. At my appointment they took x-rays and 3 weeks later I got a call that I have scoliosis and the curvature of my spine exceeded the standards the military allows. I had a...
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