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Episode 75: VA Disability Ratings for Radiculopathy

Veterans experience radiculopathy when a nerve root is pinched in either the cervical, thoracic, or lumbar spine. Symptoms of radiculopathy include numbness or tingling starting from the spinal area, physical weakness or pain, localized neck or back pain, and muscle spasms. Check out this episode of Veterans Legal Lowdown as the CCK team breaks down the three major types of radiculopathy and how to prove service connection. In addition, we will explain the ways in which VA rates the various types of radiculopathy and the criteria veterans must meet for each rating. Tune in to catch the details!