Explain why you gave the treating source’s medical opinion controlling weight. Include
a discussion of why the objective medical evidence supports the opinion and the consistency
of the opinion with the other substantial evidence in the claim.
Ensure that the claim analysis is consistent with the treating source’s medical opinion
given controlling weight.
EXAMPLE: A shoulder injury, confirmed by a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and consistent
with activities, range of motion exam, and physical therapy records supports giving
controlling weight to the treating source opinion that the claimant has a limit on