Essential tremor is a nervous system disorder. It can occur in any part of the body, but most often occurs in the upper extremities, affecting the head, arms and voice. It is often associated with Parkinson’s disease because of similar symptoms, but it… Read More
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, which makes it a perfect time to think about the impact of traumatic brain injuries and what benefits may be available for individuals who suffer from this condition.
If you have been denied disability benefits… Read More
Although a lung transplant can be life-saving, it is a major surgery that can affect your ability to work for several years, if not for the rest of your life. Because of this, those who have undergone a lung transplant, or who will be having a transplant… Read More
Spinal cord injuries occur because nerves, bones or tissue around the spine have experienced trauma. A car accident, workplace fall or repetitive motions over years of work may lead to these injuries. Common symptoms associated with spinal cord injuries… Read More
While burns may heal in a relatively short time compared to other types of injuries, scar tissue can lead to lasting functional limitations. If burns are so severe that they interfere with a person’s ability to work, Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits… Read More
Meniere’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear that causes severe vertigo (dizziness), ringing in the ears and hearing loss. Individuals with this condition can suffer debilitating episodes of dizziness and hearing loss, making working during these… Read More
Individuals who suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) often suffer from significant preoccupations that interfere with their ability to maintain outside employment. Qualifying for disability benefits based on a mental illness can be complex,… Read More
Crohn’s disease, also known as irritable bowel syndrome, is a serious autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in the intestinal wall. Individuals with this disease may experience symptoms such as diarrhea, weight loss, incontinence, rectal bleeding… Read More
Due to the possible effects that eating disorders can have on a person’s physical and psychological systems, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has a specific listing for eating disorders under which claimants may qualify for disability benefits.
The… Read More
Breast cancer forms in breast tissue, typically in the ducts and lobules. Although it affects women at greater rates, it can also affect men. Many individuals who have breast cancer face a poor prognosis and a difficult treatment and recovery process.… Read More