Is Diabetic Neuropathy / Peripheral Neuropathy an Official Disability?

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy can affect many bodily functions, though it most often affects the nerves in the lower extremities, leading to pain, numbness, and weakness in the legs and feet. For some, the effects of diabetic neuropathy are mild; for others, they are debilitating. If you were diagnosed with diabetic peripheral neuropathy and are unable to work, you may be eligible to receive social security disability (SSD) benefits.

By |2022-08-11T16:39:17-05:00July 25th, 2022|Blog, Eligibility, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on Is Diabetic Neuropathy / Peripheral Neuropathy an Official Disability?

When Can Depression Qualify for Social Security Disability?

Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in the United States. For some depression severely and negatively impacts their ability to fully participate in activities of daily living and leaves them unable to work. Individuals who suffer severe depression may be eligible for social security disability benefits.

By |2022-06-27T18:29:18-05:00June 16th, 2022|Blog, SSD, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on When Can Depression Qualify for Social Security Disability?

Mental Health Disorders and Applying for SSD Benefits

The Social Security Administration(SSA) disability listings include 11 mental health conditions that are eligible for SSD benefits, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism spectrum disorders, and anxiety. But it takes more than simply being diagnosed with a mental health disorder to be eligible for SSD benefits.

By |2022-06-06T13:56:56-05:00May 8th, 2022|Application process, Blog, Eligibility, SSD, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on Mental Health Disorders and Applying for SSD Benefits

Spinal Stenosis And Applying For Social Security Disability Benefits

To qualify for SSD benefits based on a diagnosis of spinal stenosis, applicants must meet each of the criteria listed in the SSA’s disability blue book, with appropriate imaging to support the diagnosis and its negative effect on the ability to work. Do you suffer from Spinal Stenosis and are you considering applying for SSD Benefits? Learn more about the process in this blog post.

By |2022-05-10T15:47:48-05:00May 3rd, 2022|Blog, SSD, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on Spinal Stenosis And Applying For Social Security Disability Benefits

How Can I Get Disability Benefits for Anxiety?

Though difficult, it is possible to successfully obtain disability benefits for anxiety. This can be done by either meeting or exceeding the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) criteria for anxiety or through a medical-vocational allowance.

By |2022-04-25T13:21:36-05:00April 25th, 2022|SSD, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on How Can I Get Disability Benefits for Anxiety?

What Eye Problems Qualify for Disability Benefits

To qualify for disability benefits due to an eye disorder you must be able to show that the condition is expected to last 12 or more months. Here are common eye problems that may qualify for disability benefits.

By |2022-03-21T16:54:39-05:00March 21st, 2022|Blog, Eligibility, SSD, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on What Eye Problems Qualify for Disability Benefits

What Accidental Injuries Can Result in Disabilities?

Many of the accidental injuries lead to short- and long-term disabilities. In fact, 25% of 20-year-olds can expect to be out of work for at least one year or more due to a disability, potentially making them eligible for social security disability insurance benefits.

By |2022-03-16T15:38:19-05:00March 16th, 2022|Blog, SSD, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on What Accidental Injuries Can Result in Disabilities?

Does Borderline Personality Disorder Qualify for Disability Benefits?

Eligibility for SSD benefits based on a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder is not automatic. The Social Security Administration has specific criteria, applicants must meet to qualify for SSD benefits. Learn more about qualifying for social security disability and supplemental security income with borderline personality disorder (BPD).

By |2021-11-09T11:55:10-06:00November 8th, 2021|Blog, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on Does Borderline Personality Disorder Qualify for Disability Benefits?

Social Security Disability and a Cerebral Spinal Fluid (CSF) Leak

Here are the 4 most common ways to win an SSD and SSI case due to a Cerebral Spinal Fluid (CSF) leak. If you or a loved one is suffering from a CSF leak and has questions about navigating the Social Security process we can help.

By |2021-05-21T12:23:35-05:00December 2nd, 2020|Blog, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on Social Security Disability and a Cerebral Spinal Fluid (CSF) Leak