The Secret to Getting Social Security Disability Benefits for Osteoarthritis
Did you know that osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis and is characterized by a progressive deterioration of the cartilage that lines your joints. That will cause your bones to rub against each other. Ouch, that can be very painful. Osteoarthritis effects weight bearing joints such as knees, backs and hips.
Your doctor may diagnose you as having osteoarthritis based on your physical examination, history of your symptoms, and x-rays.
Your doctor may prescribe painkillers, anti-inflammatory and other medications, including injections to help you with your pain and improve your flexibility. Unfortunately, many people suffer from side effects of anti-inflammatory medication.
It is not uncommon to see people who have osteoarthritis, ultimately go on to have surgery, including total knee replacement and total hip replacements as a result of osteoarthritis.
If your physician has told you that you are unable to work as a result of osteoarthritis, you should immediately apply for Social Security Disability benefits. If your osteoarthritis Social Security Disability claim has been denied, appeal immediately and consult an experienced osteoarthritis denied Social Security Disability attorney such as Cavey and Barrett
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