Good candidates have back pain caused by one or two vertebral discs in the spine, no degenerative arthritis that affects the facet joints in between individual vertebrae, no previous surgery and no spinal deformity such as scoliosis.
If you are disabled due to a back injury or illness and wish to secure disability financial assistance you should seek the help of a top rated, dedicated, LTD lawyer.
Only about 35% of SSDI initial applications result in a benefits award but your chances increase dramatically with the help of an experienced disability lawyer.
The SSA recognizes diseases that cause paralysis such as brain tumors and stroke. Also accidental trauma to the brain or spine are included in this listing.
The Social Security Administration recognizes osteoarthritis as an impairment in its section under disorders of the musculoskeletal system.