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Social security disability for mental illness.Am bored&don't know what to do during the day.Would like to work again concerned about medical benefits?
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See below: The diagnosis of scoliosis does not automatically qualify one for disability benefits. It really depends on how that scoliosis is impacting the persons life and whether or not it prevents someone from gainful employment. Most people with scoliosis are able to work in my experience. Some people with scoliosis may not be able to work very physical jobs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Complicated: You must be medically unable to perform the essential functions of your job, nor are you able to perform other gainful employment in order to qualify for social security. Government agencies have an interactive process to advocate or deny disability benefits. ...Read more
Disability: Disability is usually determined based on function. It really doesn't have anything do do with the exact degree of curvature in the spine. Also, just to put it to perspective, at 23 years of age, one is fully skeletally mature and a 25 degree curve at that stage is not treated. Sorry for not answering your question directly. ...Read more
How does a TTD Disability rating work? I don't understand the point after partial tear rotator surgery?
Assume U R Referring: 2 w/c ratings. These vary from state 2 state. In Wisconsin, it means temporary total disability, meaning U R unable 2 work @ the present time. After U R able 2 RTW, U no longer receive compensation. If Ur injury has a permanent component U will B rated by Ur Md 4 PPD. Perm Par Disability. This is% of body or part, $val plugd in2 formula & out comes what $ U will receive. Monthly until achieved. ...Read more
I do not want disability benefits, only schedule A letter from my PCP for work, I want to work! is this not different than disability?
While certainly not: an expert, my understanding is a Schedule A letter is something you can get from your physician outlining a disability you may. This letter enables you to be considered for jobs in the Federal government without having to compete with the general public. Some people may be receiving Social Security disability benefits; others may not. Being on disability isn't necessary. Go to dol.gov. Good luck! ...Read more
Ability to Function?: Social Phobia can be a terribly debilitating condition. It can prevent ppl from participating in all aspects of life, including pleasurable, meaningful ones. Disability benefits R awarded based on a person's ability to function in their job/occupation, so U might qualify. But my hope would be that U get treatment that helps U get the life U dream of. Learn abt effective treatment on anxietybc.org ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Legal matter mostly: Disability from the legal stance is getting harder to obtain for mental health issues. The stigma of mental illness plays a role here, as courts and lawyers are disinclined to believe that any mental health condition is disabling. If concurrent medical issues are present, i usually advise clients to seek disability for them and add the mental health component secondarily. ...Read more
It is possible: You may get disability benefits for an arthritic foot depending on the length of time it has been present, degenerative changes seen on imaging studies, and whether there are any restrictions on range of motion of the foot. You may require an independent medical examination to determine the extent of restriction of range of motion. ...Read more
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Not typically: Shoulder tendinitis is a condition of soft tissue inflammation that can usually be overcome with appropriate therapy and medications (nsaid's). Most patients will not require a disability claim unless there are significant underlying problems causing the shoulder tendinitis. ...Read more
Many: Water therapy can be advantageous because it often reduces the stress placed on weight-bearing joints and helps improve muscle tone through the resistance encountered while moving through the water. This can be an excellent form of therapy when properly supervised by a knowledgable physical therapist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are HealthTap Doctors allowed to fill out a DBQ (Disability Benefits Questionnaire) issued by the Dept. of Veteran Affairs, for PTSD?
Some are: The DBQ application forms are a summary of the medical status of a veteran in relationship to claimed service connected disability. A team of contract physicians has been trained to perform these examinations and submit the DBQ forms. Some Health Tap doctors have had this training and can do this although the examinations are scheduled through organizations such as VES and QTC.l ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Do the results of the mcmi and mmpi tests get mailed to the social security disability benefits office? I accidentally put down not paranoid bc coping
Psych Test Results: The results of any such devices should be interpreted by a psychologist and reviewed with you before being provided to any outside party. Results should always take into account the whole picture of your situation and one answer here or there should not make a difference in the overall results, but recommend you approach the test giver and make sure to get feedback on your results. Good luck! ...Read more
I wonder if I can claim va disability benefit if I have a possitive tuberculosis skin test after company trip to asia?
What to do if I have optic neuritis in one eye and my vision is poor can I claim disability benefits?
Depends: How is the other eye? Disability is awarded when the combined vision from both eyes is below certain standards that are set State by State and also Federal. If one eye is normal and the other in fact missing for instance from trauma, that usually does not qualify for disability,. However some policies for disability will cover such cases. ...Read more
I have major depressive disorder, borderline personality disorder, and severe anxiety. How complicated is it to get disability benefits? I live in VA
Find answers on: https://www.socialsecurity.gov/applyfordisability/. Social Security requires documentation of functional disability or disabilities caused by your psychiatric disorders. They use records from your primary care provider, psychiatrist, psychologist & therapists & a psychological evaluation by a Ph.D. contracted with them. Also see http://www.ada.gov for your state's "Voc. Rehab" agency's number ...Read more
Disability: You can claim anything. How is it that your ibs is impairing you such that you cannot work? Very unusual that this would be considered a disability. ...Read more
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