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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

 Carpal tunnel syndrome is numbness, tingling, weakness, and other problems in your hand or hands because of pressure being placed on the median nerve in the wrist.  The pressure can come from swelling or anything that makes the carpal tunnel smaller.  Some causes of carpal tunnel inc
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Gulf War Illnesses (GWI) and Social Security Benefits

What is Gulf War Illness? And, how can it relate to filing for Social Security Disability Benefits? Gulf War Illness is a debilitating array of symptoms experienced by roughly 30% of Operation Desert Storm deployed U.S. forces. The symptoms can include unexplained widespread pain, fat
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What is Necrotizing Fasciitis?

Recently, I met with an individual who was diagnosed with a very rare bacterial infection known as necrotizing fasciitis. Necrotizing fasciitis is known by other names, but it is most commonly called either the flesh-eating disease, necrotizing soft tissue infection, flesh-eating bact
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What is needed to prove Ankylosing Spondylitis for Social Security Disability

Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is considered to be a form of inflammatory arthritis. It is a lifelong condition that at the time of this writing, there is no known cure. This disease mostly befalls young men but, it can affect anyone at any age. If you are diagnosed with severe Ankylosin
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Knee pain – is it serious and should you file for Social Security Disability?

Every individual has experienced pain at different times.  One of the most common types of pain, is knee pain.  Knee pain may range from mild to severe levels of pain with an inability to ambulate due to the pain and/or injury to the knee.  When knee pain persistent, individuals shoul
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How does Social Security Evaluate My Pain at My Hearing?

Disability cases can be complicated for a host of different reasons. There can be thousands of pages of medical records for a disability attorney to sort through, complicated tax information to figure out, and lots of research to be done on potentially rare medical problems. Easily th
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Trigeminal Neuralgia and Social Security Disability

Trigeminal Neuralgia is a condition that causes pain in the trigeminal nerve, which is the nerve that carries feeling from your face to your brain.  People who have Trigeminal Neuralgia often suffer from chronic facial pain. Although the Social Security Administration (SSA) uses their
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