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Arthritis and Receiving Social Security Disability Benefits

Arthritis is a problem that millions and millions of Americans have to live with and deal with. Arthritis can be simply an annoying nuisance with minor pain, or it can be so severe that it becomes a crippling disability rendering you unable to work. Obviously, arthritis is a medical condition or affliction. ItsĀ effects may qualify you to receive Social Security disability benefits or disability benefits. The skilled disability attorney at is the one who can best advise you about your eligibility to receive Social Security disability or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Is arthritis preventing you from working? Is this disorder the cause of your disability? Have you applied for Social Security disability benefits or disability benefits from the Social Security Administration and been denied? Are you wondering what to do now?Arthritis is inflammation of a joint that is characterized and usually accompanied by pain, swelling, stiffness, restriction of motion and changes in structure. Arthritis is not just one disease. Arthritis is a complex disorder that pertains to over 100 separate conditions and can strike at any age of life. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Some of the other types of arthritis are psoriatic arthritis, septic arthritis, gouty arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, Still's disease and ankylosing spondylitis to name a few. Arthritis can cause pain and tenderness that is aggravated by activity or movement. Arthritis can cause inflammation that you experience as swelling, stiffness, redness and/or warmth. You will probably lose range of motion or flexibility in your joint or joints that are affected by arthritis. Arthritis can also affect you by causing deformity in your joints, unexplained weight loss and extreme fatigue, weakness and loss of energy. The effects produced by arthritis can make it difficult for you to work and hold a job. How can you work if you have no energy or strength? How can you do any job if you cannot move because of severe pain and swelling? Activity and movement are a part of nearly every job, but if these things aggravate your pain and tenderness; how can you work? If you are thinking about appealing a denial by the Social Security Administration, you will need a reliable Social Security disability lawyer, like the one that can put you in contact with, to assist and represent you in this process. This is true because people who are represented by a good disability attorney are approved more often than those people who do not have a lawyer. Do not wait. Do not put this off. Contact us at, today.