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Fracture - Repetitive loading stress Factor

RMA definition

Repetitive loading stress “means ongoing physical activity which involves at least a moderate level of weight bearing exercise such as speed walking, jogging, athletics or running, or weight training for the upper limbs”.

Last reviewed for CCPS 24 May 2007.

Investigative Documents
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Claimant Report
Repetitive Loading Stress - Fracture
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Medical Report
Repetitive Loading Stress - Fracture
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Preliminary questions [5633]

6901     the condition under consideration is a stress fracture.

5676     the veteran has had repetitive loading stress at some time. [Default true]

5659     the veteran has established the causal connection between the repetitive loading stress and VEA service for the fracture.

5924     the veteran had repetitive loading stress in the region of side and site of the body at the time of the clinical onset of stress fracture.

5660     the veteran has established the causal connection between the repetitive loading stress and VEA service for the clinical onset of the fracture.

5661     the veteran has established the causal connection between the repetitive loading stress and operational service for the clinical onset of the fracture.

or

5662     the veteran has established the causal connection between the repetitive loading stress and eligible service for the clinical onset of the fracture.

or

7334     the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred after the end of the veteran's last period of VEA service.

7335     the condition under consideration permanently worsened.

37096 the veteran had repetitive loading stress in the region of side and site of the body at the time of the clinical worsening of stress fracture.

37093   the veteran has established the causal connection between the repetitive loading stress and VEA service for the clinical worsening of the fracture.

37094  the veteran has established the causal connection between the repetitive loading stress and operational service for the clinical worsening of the fracture.

or

37095  the veteran has established the causal connection between the repetitive loading stress and eligible service for the clinical worsening of the fracture.

Clinical onset and operational service [5661]

5678     on operational service, the veteran had repetitive loading stress in the region of side and site of the body at the time of the clinical onset of stress fracture.

37101 the repetitive loading stress in the region of side and site of the body at the time of the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, on operational service, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

Clinical onset and eligible service [5662]

5925     on eligible service, the veteran had repetitive loading stress in the region of side and site of the body at the time of the clinical onset of stress fracture.

5683     as a causal result of eligible service, the veteran had repetitive loading stress in the region of side and site of the body at the time of the clinical onset of stress fracture.

37102 the repetitive loading stress in the region of side and site of the body at the time of the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, on eligible service, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

Clinical worsening and operational service [37094]

37097 on operational service, the veteran had repetitive loading stress in the region of side and site of the body at the time of the clinical worsening of stress fracture.

37099 as a causal result of operational service, the veteran had repetitive loading stress in the region of side and site of the body at the time of the clinical worsening of stress fracture.

37103 the repetitive loading stress in the region of side and site of the body at the time of the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration, on operational service, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

Clinical worsening and eligible service [37095]

37098 on eligible service, the veteran had repetitive loading stress in the region of side and site of the body at the time of the clinical worsening of stress fracture.

37100 as a causal result of eligible service, the veteran had repetitive loading stress in the region of side and site of the body at the time of the clinical worsening of stress fracture.

37104 the repetitive loading stress in the region of side and site of the body at the time of the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration, on eligible service, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.