Social Security Disability (SSD) is a complex process. That's why it's critical to seek an experienced attorney. There are strict deadlines to the entire SSD process can take more than 18 months. Missing deadlines can cause you to have to restart the entire process, further delaying benefits. This article is about Musculoskeletal diseases. This type of disease for SSD purposes encompasses a wide variety of potential issues. In general
Musculoskeletal Diseases: Disorders of the musculoskeletal system may result from hereditary, congenital, or acquired pathologic processes. Impairments may result from infectious, inflammatory, or degenerative processes, traumatic or developmental events, or neoplastic, vascular, or toxic/metabolic diseases.
Regardless of how you obtained a musculoskeletal disease, you may be eligible for social security disability.
Common types of Musculoskeletal disease affect areas of your body such as:
- Joints - commonly weight bearing joints such as your knees
- Spine such as compromised nerve roots and Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
- Bone fractures
- Soft tissue injury such as burns.
If you feel any of these injuries may effect you please contact our firm. We're here to assist you with all your disability needs and to get you any compensation you may be entitled to.
**This information is based on New York State. Each state may be different. This blog post is for informational purposes. Your specific circumstances may vary from the information provided. Every case is different. Prior results do not guarantee future outcomes. The contents contained in this post do not establish an attorney-client relationship. Please contact us before sending confidential or time-sensitive material**