Physical Conditions

How Diabetes Can Result in Peripheral Neuropathy for Veterans

Unfortunately, chronic conditions are a common side effect of military service for Veterans across the U.S. From heart disease to arthritis, Veterans are at an even higher likelihood for various diseases because of the conditions they were living under while...
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What Veterans Should Know About Radiculopathy

As you wrap up your service in the armed forces, there are a few things you may expect to experience once you return home. You probably expect to reunite with family and friends and settle into new routines, whether that...
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Benefits of a Mesothelioma Veterans Affair Claim

Veterans are the largest group of people to be diagnosed with mesothelioma because asbestos was so widely used by the military for nearly 100 years. Toxic exposure could have occurred at any time in the last 80 years, although most...
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My Sleep Apnea Journey (Part 2) 8 Things I Wish I Knew About a CPAP Machine

Earlier this year I wrote a blog profiling my sleep study and sleep apnea diagnosis. Unfortunately, it took nearly two months for me to receive my follow up appointment and then an additional two weeks to receive my CPAP machine....
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My Sleep Apnea Journey (Part 1)

From time to time I like to share my personal experiences in this blog. It’s rare for me to relate to my clients often, mainly because I’ve never served in the military. However, on occasion, there are some experiences in...
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Knee Issues and Your Veterans Disability Claim

I often like to write about the unique cases we see at the law firm. Some of my favorite memories of helping Veterans pertains to very specific conditions. Sometimes we must work hard to prove that a Vietnam Veteran was...
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Treatment For Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is one of the buzziest (and most controversial) medical issues of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. It has rapidly gone from being an "it's all in your head" obscure condition to an increasingly diagnosed one. Symptoms include...
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Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injuries May Be Less Employable

Statistics from a new study suggest veterans with traumatic brain injuries sustained in combat have significantly lower odds of securing employment than veterans who did not suffer a head injury in combat. As we’ve written before, traumatic brain injuries (TBI)...
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New Study Finds Brain Injury Pattern Consistent with IED Blast

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have uncovered new information regarding the damage patterns resulting from improvised explosive devices (IED). The study, documented in the Acta Neuropathologica Communications journal, was conducted on five veterans who survived at least...
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Migraines and Your VA Disability Claim

When I was just a young fella I recall having severe issues with migraine headaches. I was only about 6 or 7 years old but I recall that they were so severe that I would become nauseous. I was not...
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