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The Correct Way to Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits if you Suffer from Chronic Pain

Every Social Security Disability claim is evaluated using the five step sequential evaluation. If you are a chronic pain sufferer, you should apply for Social Security Disability benefits, but you should also understand how the Social Security Administration is going to evaluate your file.The most important parts of the five step sequential evaluation are steps three, four and five. At step three the Social Security Administration will determine whether or not your medical condition meets a medical listing of impairments. Unfortunately, there is not medical listing for chronic pain. For that reason, social Security Disability applicants with chronic pain are...

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Your Rights to Social Security Disability Benefits and Traumatic Brain Injury

The Social Security Administration uses a five step sequential evaluation to determine entitlement to Social Security Disability benefits. At step three of the five step sequential evaluation, the determination is to whether or not your medical condition meets what is called a specific impairment listing in the blue book.Section 11.1a of the impairment guide for traumatic brain injury lists the evaluation criteria for traumatic brain injury. Did you know that traumatic brain injury (TBI) is evaluated under convulsive, and non-convulsive epilepsy listings 11.02 and 11.03, a listing for central nervous- accidents (CVA) or stroke, 11.04, organic brain disorder listings 12.02.The...

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The ABC Formula for Interstitial Cystitis Sufferers who are Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits

Interstitial Cystitis causes chronic recurring pain in the bladder and pelvic region. Symptoms include pelvic discomfort, frequent and urgent need to urinate and symptoms of pressure burning and pain.If you have been diagnosed or suffer from Interstitial Cystitis, you should apply for Social Security Disability benefits. Many Social Security Disability Interstitial Cystitis claims are denied at the initial claims stage or request for reconsideration. If you have denied, appeal and find an experience Interstitial Cystitis Social Security Disability attorney such as Largo Social Security Disability attorneys Cavey and Barrett. The Social Security Administration will use a five step sequential evaluation...

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How to Win Your Social Security Disability Claim with Your Doctors Reports

Your doctor’s records can make or break your Social Security Disability claim. I am always asked whether a Social Security Disability applicant should get a letter from their physician in support of their claim. Well, often letters that doctors will submit will say “Ms. Jones is unable to work as a result of her disease and should be considered for Social Security Disability benefits”.The statement that “my patient is disabled and unable to work” is worthless and useless. The Social Security Administration is looking at your doctor’s records to determine your physical residual functional capacity. In laments terms, that’s the...

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The Truth About Being Injured at Work and Your Rights to Social Security Disability Benefits

Not every person who is injured at work or on the job is going to be entitled to Social Security Disability benefits. Under the workers’ compensation law if your physician says that you are unable to work, you are entitled to a benefit called temporary total disability benefits. If your doctor says that you are unable to work while you are recovering and you are able to return to work to earn less that you were making at the time of the accident, you may be entitled to temporary total disability benefits. If your doctor says you are able to...

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I lost my group insurance, how do I get medical treatment while I am waiting for my Social security Disability decision?

At Cavey and Barrett we know that getting medical treatment is crucial to your recovery and to your Social Security Disability claim. You can receive health care from your county health department at the following organizations: 1. Pinellas County 2. Hillsborough County 3. Sarasota 4. Citrus County 5. Hernando County 6. Polk County...

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See How Easily You Can Get Social Security Disability Benefits for a Curvature of the Spine

Curvature of the spine includes a number of medical conditions. These include, scoliosis, kyphosis, and kypho-scoliosis. All of these conditions result in restrictions on your ability to walk, perform tasks in certain positions, and even can result in impairment of your heart and lung function.There is not a specific listing in the Social Security Administrations blue book of impairments and, as a result, most Social Security Disability awards for scoliosis, kyphosis, and kypho-scoliosis  are based on steps four and five of the five step sequential evaluation.At step three the Social Security Administration will determine whether or not you are capable...

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Heart Disease: Understand How The Social Security Administration Evaluates These Claims

Did you know that the term heart disease covers a number of different medical conditions? The Social Security Administration has a listing of impairments under heart disease that covers the following cardio vascular conditions:Hypertensive heart disease Ischemic heart disease Coronary Artery Disease Arthemias Congenital heart disease Peripheral Artery Disease Valvular heart disease Heart transplants Chronic heart failure CardiomyopathyIf you have been diagnosed with any of these conditions and your physician has advised that you are unable to work, you should immediately apply for Social Security Disability benefits.The Social Security Administration will evaluate your heart disease claim using the five step sequential evaluation. If you have a heart disease that...

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See How Easily You Might Be Entitled to Social Security Disability Benefits for Back Pain

Back pain can be caused by a number of conditions. For example, back pain can be caused by:An indefatigable disc injury such as a herniated disc. Injuries to ligaments and joints of your spine. Nerve irritation that causes you tingling and numbness down your buttocks, legs and even into your feet.Did you know that low back pain is the leading cause of disability in Americans under age 45? Statistics show that at least 4 out of 5 adults over 50 have low back pain at some point in their lives.If you have a herniated low back disc or injury to your spinal...

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If You Don’t Get Treatment while Your Social Security Disability Claim is Pending, You Will Hate Yourself Later

If you have applied for Social Security Disability benefits, the Social Security Administration will require you to show on going medical treatment. But what happens if you lose your health insurance coverage while your St. Petersburg Social Security Disability claim’s process is pending?We have, in St. Petersburg, a number of free clinics, a low income clinic and a health department.If you have a long history of treatment with a medical provider, your doctor may allow you to continue with medical treatment while you are filing for Social Security Disability benefits and are uninsured.Don’t let the loss of health insurance coverage...

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