A knee injury can affect a veteran’s life and cause other health issues. In this article you will find ratings for common knee conditions and how you can receive VA benefits for your knee pain.
Back pain caused by military service can limit a veteran’s ability to carry out even the most common life tasks. VA disability benefits for service-connected back pain depend on the severity of movement loss.
Veterans who have lost a leg, foot, or toes from service-related injuries or illnesses are eligible for VA loss of limb compensation. The amount of the monthly disability payment depends on the location of an amputation or the loss of functionality.
Although the VA does not offer direct disability benefits for obesity, veterans can receive benefits for obesity-related conditions.
If you developed elbow tendonitis during your military service, you could get a VA rating and a monthly payment.
Military training and active duty service can take a toll on a person’s ankles and eventually lead to ankle arthritis which is eligible for benefits.