Rating for broken bones

Discussion in 'Veterans Affairs, SSDI, and other Benefits' started by ahichaser, May 20, 2012.

  1. ahichaser

    ahichaser PEB Forum Veteran

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    I fell backwards off of a boarding ladder on a plane and I have 5 broken transverse processes (L1_l=L5) along my spine. It causes a lot of pain and discomfort.

    I have looked over the 38 CFR but I cannot find a rating for this specifically. Has anyone had this before and if so what was the rating? Was it an unfitting condition?
     
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    Jeep Freak PEB Forum Veteran

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    It all depends on ROM and if you are having other problems such as pain down your leg.
     
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    ahichaser PEB Forum Veteran

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    I understand the ROM but I have 5 bones that are floating around in my back.
     
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