Is neck fusion a disability?

Is neck fusion a disability?

If you have suffered from a spinal disorder that has resulted in you undergoing spinal fusion, but you are still unable to work, you may be eligible to qualify for Social Security disability benefits.

How is a back and neck disability claim handled?

This page explains how a Social Security Disability claim is handled for back and neck injuries. It gives free advice and information for those applying for SSDI or SSI and who have a back or neck condition as their disability or one of their medical conditions. Social Security Disability Resource Back, Neck, Social Security Disability and SSI

Can you get a finding of disabled at age 50?

Because of the applicant’s illiteracy, the grids directed a finding of disabled. (Note that only illiteracyh will get you benefits via the grids if you are between 50 and 54 and your RFC is for light work.) Even for a claimant aged 50-54, the grids will frequently direct a finding of not disabled.

Can a 30 year old woman have degenerative disc disease?

Doctor Polly presents a case of a 30 year-old female with axial low back pain with radiation to the thighs. The MRI demonstrates L4-L5 degenerative disc disease (confirmed by discography) and the flexion-extension X-rays demonstrate a minimal retrolisthesis of L4 on L5 in extension. This patient has had symptoms for 6 months.

How is back pain in a 30 year old female?

The surgical results are very good at 6 months post-op (Figs. 7A, 7B). The patient reports no back or leg pain and her Oswestry Disability Index is 11%. Doctor Polly presents a case of a 30 year-old female with axial low back pain with radiation to the thighs.

This page explains how a Social Security Disability claim is handled for back and neck injuries. It gives free advice and information for those applying for SSDI or SSI and who have a back or neck condition as their disability or one of their medical conditions. Social Security Disability Resource Back, Neck, Social Security Disability and SSI

Because of the applicant’s illiteracy, the grids directed a finding of disabled. (Note that only illiteracyh will get you benefits via the grids if you are between 50 and 54 and your RFC is for light work.) Even for a claimant aged 50-54, the grids will frequently direct a finding of not disabled.

Can a 50 year old apply for Social Security disability?

Below we discuss some strategies for 50-54 year olds to win their claim even if they are found “not disabled” based on the grids. In relation to the grid rules, the SSA categorizes people who are aged 50-54 as “closely approaching advanced aged.” The SSA has specific rules for those who are in this age group.

What causes back and neck pain in older people?

When a disc ruptures, leaking its jelly-like center and irritating nearby nerves, it’s called a herniated disc. Dr. Tingan says that while herniated discs are probably the most common cause of back pain in younger people, they are still a common cause of pain in older patients.