Category Archives: Musculoskeletal

Receiving SSDI How do I go back to work?

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “I have been on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) for five years. Through several back surgeries and new medicine I have seen my condition improve. I would like to return to work, but I don’t want to jeopardize my benefits until I know whether my attempt will be successful. Can you walk me through the necessary steps?”

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How do I know when it’s time to quit work and apply for SSDI?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I was in a car accident about two years ago. I was paralyzed from the waist down. I have continued to work, but over the last several months my income has been declining as I take more and more time off. I continue to have severe pain which requires me to take pain medication. I also have difficulty staying focused. I am wondering if it’s better to go ahead and quit work and file for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or if I should try to continue to work part-time?”

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Severely injured in car accident will I get SSDI back pay?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I was hit by a drunk driver and severely injured. I am now in a wheel chair and do not have use of my right hand. My doctor said my rehabilitation and injuries will keep me from work for at least one year. I have filed for Social Security Disability Insurance, but I understand that it can take months or years to be approved. I am wondering whether I will receive back pay and what factors will influence the amount I receive?”

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Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy and Getting Social Security Disability

Will I be able to get Social Security Disability with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy? If this is something you want to know, it is probably because you have this disease, and it and/or complications resulting from the disease have caused you to be disabled, unable to work and in need of financial assistance.

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Getting Social Security Disability for Facial Palsy

Can I get Social Security Disability for facial palsy? If this is a question that you are asking, it is probably because you have this condition, and complications that have resulted from it and/or the underlying disorder that caused facial palsy is the reason why you are disabled, unable to work and in need of financial assistance.

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Broken leg on the job why can’t I apply for SSDI benefits?

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “I was working a construction job and a large pipe  fell on me and left me with a broken leg. I have been told that I have to apply for workers compensation. I am wondering if I can also apply for Social Security Disability Insurance, or if the fact I am going to receive workers compensation eliminates my right to SSDI benefits? The lady in Human resources did not think I could qualify for SSDI.”

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Enteropathic Arthritis and Getting Social Security Disability

Can I get Social Security Disability for enteropathic arthritis? If this is a question you have, it is probably because you have this disorder, and it and/or complications resulting from the disorder or other disabling ailments along with it have caused you to be disabled, unable to work and in need of financial assistance.

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Quality Assurance Review for my SSDI case?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I have been waiting almost a year to receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits for a severe back injury I suffered in a car accident. I recently received notification that the SSA Office of Quality Assurance and Performance Assessment is going to review my case. Should I be concerned and will this increase the time I will have to wait for my SSDI benefits?”

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Getting Social Security Disability for Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy

Can I get Social Security Disability for Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy? If you are asking this question, it is probably because you are afflicted with this disease, and it and/or complications that have resulted from it have caused you to be disabled, unable to work and in need of financial assistance.get-filing-disability-help

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Dystonia and Getting Social Security Disability

Will I be able to get Social Security Disability for dystonia? If you want to know this, it is probably because you are afflicted with this disorder, and it and/or complications that have resulted from the disorder or other disabling conditions that you have in addition to it have caused you to be disabled, unable to work and in need of financial assistance.

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