Chondromalacia Waiver

Discussion in 'DoDMERB' started by bayoubadger, Jan 9, 2018.

  1. bayoubadger

    bayoubadger Member

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    Does anyone have any experience with a chondromalacia waiver? DS has had 3 meniscus surgeries, so it was not surprising. He does not have any recurring issues and is a full activity is sport. Do coaches have any input on waivers for recruited athletes?
     
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    If the opinion does not come from a doctor DODMERB will not care for it and it will not have any weight in getting a waiver.
     
  3. bayoubadger

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    It is my understanding that DoDMERB is not the ones that issue the waivers, it is the Service Academy themselves. Each Academy has a waiver official. My thought is that if you have a recruited athlete a coach may at the very least be able to help expedite a decision one way or another.
     
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    sent you a PM
     
  5. foxtrot17

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    If you go to this page: http://dodmerb.tricare.osd.mil you will see a document titled something like "Questions about the process"

    It clearly states that if it is not Medical Records or medical notes written by a doctor among other things they mention then it will not have weight in the waiver process with the specific SA or ROTC service.

    By all means I recommend you contact DODMERB of you have any questions on your specific concern.