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Social Security Disability & Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Is Hidradenitis Suppurativa Classified as a Disability? Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic skin condition that can cause painful and recurrent abscesses, nodules, and boils in various areas of the body, including the underarms, groin, buttocks. While the severity and extent of symptoms can vary from person to person, in some cases, HS can qualify  … Read more

Social Security Disability & Pneumonia

Is it Possible to Receive Disability Benefits for Pneumonia? Pneumonia is a common respiratory infection that affects millions of people worldwide each year. While most cases of pneumonia can be successfully treated with antibiotics and rest, severe cases can lead to prolonged illness and disability. This raises the question of whether individuals diagnosed with pneumonia  … Read more

Decoding the Revamped Definition of Past Relevant Work on Disability Claims

Decoding the Revamped Definition of Past Relevant Work on Disability Claims Introduction In recent years, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has undergone significant revisions to its policies and procedures regarding disability claims. One such area of focus has been the definition of (PRW) and its impact on Social Security Disability claims. This article delves into  … Read more

Social Security Disability & Ulcerative Colitis

Can Ulcerative Colitis be Considered a Disability? Is ulcerative colitis considered a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? The answer is sometimes. While ulcerative colitis (UC) can be a debilitating condition, whether it qualifies as a disability under the ADA depends on certain criteria. To determine if UC qualifies as a disability, the  … Read more

Social Security Disability & Substantial Gainful Activity

What does Substantial Gainful Activity refer to? Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA) refers to work for pay or profit that is performed by an individual with a disability. It is used by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to determine eligibility for disability benefits. SGA serves as a measure of an individual’s ability to engage in substantial  … Read more

Social Security Disability & Disabled Adult Child Benefits

What are the Eligibility requirements for Disabled Adult Child benefits? To qualify for Disabled Adult Child benefits, individuals must meet several eligibility criteria. Firstly, the individual must be at least 18 years old but not older than 65. They must also have a disability that began before the age of 22. Secondly, the individual must  … Read more

Social Security Disability & ADHD

Is ADHD a Disability? ADHD, or Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, is a neurodevelopmental condition that can significantly impact an individual’s ability to function in various aspects of their life, including work. While having a diagnosis of ADHD does not automatically qualify someone for disability benefits, it can potentially be considered a disability under certain circumstances. In order  … Read more

Social Security Disability & Amputation

Amputation Disability Benefits Disability benefits for amputations aim to provide financial assistance to individuals who have lost a limb and are unable to work due to their disability. These benefits are offered through the Social Security Administration (SSA) and can help individuals meet their basic needs and maintain a decent standard of living. To qualify  … Read more

Social Security Disability & Bone Spurs

Is it Possible to Qualify for Disability Benefits Due to Bone Spurs? Disability benefits for bone spurs can be obtained under certain circumstances. Bone spurs, also known as osteophytes, are bony projections that can develop along the edges of bones. While they are often painless, they can cause discomfort and impair movement in some cases.  … Read more

Social Security Disability & Sciatica

What is Sciatica? Sciatica is a common condition characterized by pain, numbness, or tingling that radiates from the lower back down the buttock and into the leg. Common risk factors for sciatica include age, obesity, occupation requiring heavy lifting or prolonged sitting, and certain medical conditions like diabetes. The most common symptoms of sciatica include  … Read more