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Episode 199: VA Disability Rating for Peripheral Neuropathy Explained

In this episode of CCK Live, learn which VA rating you may be eligible for if you are suffering from peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy occurs when the peripheral nerve is damaged, causing pain, numbness, and weakness. It typically occurs in the hands and feet. Veterans may receive service connection for peripheral neuropathy on a direct basis, by secondary service connection, or through presumptive service connection. It’s important to note that VA does not have a specific code for peripheral neuropathy and is often based on which nerves are involved, for example upper or lower peripheral neuropathy. Tune in to this episode to learn more.