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Get Social Security Disability For Peripheral Neuropathy, Leg Pain, Difficulty Walking And Numbesss In Feet

Peripheral neuropathy is a painful condition commonly affecting one’s feet and hands. In about 1/3 of cases the cause is unknown . Diabetes is frequently  a cause as well as drugs to treat aids and cancer. It is often described as a burning sensation associated with numbness and tingling. The pain may be very intense and […]

Get Disability For Parkinson’s Disease And Avoid A Denial

Parkinson’s disease usually begins after age 40. It is due to changes in the brain of unknown cause resulting in slow and decreased movements,  rigidity affecting muscles, tremors and instability in standing and walking. The tremors show what is called a “pill rolling ” tremor of the hands which is made worse by fatigue and […]

Get Disability For Leg Fractures: Knees, Hips, Pelvis, feet and avoid Denial

Generally, the same information applies for those wishing to get disability from social security who have suffered fractures of different bones in their legs. In most cases of severe fractures, surgery will have been done. All medical evidence from doctors including x-rays and MRI studies will be sent to those reviewing cases at the state level. […]

Can I Get Social Security Disability for Painful Hips due to Arthritis and Avascular necrosis

Pain in the hip joints is a common condition often due to arthritis or a condition called avascular necrosis. It can result from a previous fracture or simply the result of increasing arthritic changes in the joint. Avascular necrosis of the hip is a more advanced stage causing a considerable amount of pain. It is caused […]

Can I Get Social Security Disability For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Pain and Weakness In Hands

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a  condition more commonly seen in women. It is associated with doing repetitive type work using one’s hands such as doing assembly line work involving  grasping and handling objects or typing.  As a claims examiner formerly involved in reviewing disability cases for social security, I am aware of what is needed  for improvng one’s […]

Get Disability For Epilepsy: What You Need To Know To Avoid A Denial

As a former claims examiner reviewing social security disability claims, I am familiar with the process which may lead to a successful approval for benefits in cases of epilepsy. The medical records of the claimant’s treatment by their own personal physican and treating neurologist will be reviewed by state doctors. An important rule is that the […]

Can I Get Disability, SSDI, For Frequent Migraine Headaches

One can get social security benefits due to migraines regardless of age if the frequency of headaches meets the criteria set by social security. Are Migraine Headaches Considered A Disability? Migraine headaches are frequently associated with nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and sound. Individuals often prefer a quiet, darkened room.  The location of headaches may vary and  include the […]

Can I Get Social Security Disability After A Stroke

I am a claims examiner who has reviewed disability cases for social security over many years  and evaluated numerous cases related to strokes. Generally speaking,  applying for disability can be very time consuming and confusing because there are specific rules that are used by social security that apply to physical impairments.  Hopefully, the following information may help to […]

Fibromyalgia and fatigue: How To Improve Your Chances For Getting Disability And Avoid a Denial

Fibromyalgia is a common condition primarily affecting women. Despite several theories, the cause remains unknown. Symptoms chiefly consist of various degrees of pain, often affecting the entire body including the neck, back, legs, and arms. In addition,  chronic fatigue is often noted.  It is important that during visits to your doctor, you stress  the degree of pain […]

Improve your chances receiving Social Security disability For Multiple Sclerosis And Fatigue

Multiple sclerosis is a disease which can produce significant neurological impairments. It usually affects individuals in the twenty to forty year age range.  It is believed to be an autoimmune disorder affecting the central nervous system and can vary greatly in how it affects one’s ability to see, walk  or use one’s hands.  The basic problem appears to […]