Disability Benefits For Back Pain

Apr 27, 2011 No Comments by

I can certainly sympathize with anyone wanting to find out about disability benefits for back pain. I have had two back operations myself and may have more in my future. You can read about my most recent surgery.

The main thing that readers need to know about Social Security disability benefits for back pain isn’t so good. It’s hard to get on Social Security disability benefits for back pain. I can give you a link to Social Security’s Listing for back pain but, if anything, this is likely to confuse you. The bottom line is regardless of where you think you fit in with this Listing, it is tough for get on Social Security disability benefits for back pain. They really make it difficult. But it can be done!

The problem is that there is no test that measures back pain or any other kind of pain. Social Security does not like to give disability benefits for back pain or any other kind of pain since the pain cannot be measured. It may be hard for a person suffering back pain to understand but the rest of the world cannot feel your pain — or see it, hear it, smell it or taste it. Convincing people at Social Security that you are in severe pain can be frustratingly difficult.

So, what can you do to get Social Security disability benefits for back pain? You should try to avoid getting discouraged. Most people with severe back pain will get on Social Security disability benefits if they are just persistent. You can’t give up! Realize that you cannot expect a quick, easy victory on a claim for disability benefits for back pain. It is going to take appeals and it is going to take time. This means that you need to start as quickly as possible. Don’t believe in fantasies. If you have had back pain for several months, it is probably not going away anytime soon. Get on with a Social Security disability claim. If you have had surgery and your pain did not get better or got worse, it is probably not going away anytime soon. In both cases, if you aren’t ready to return to work, you should be filing a claim for Social Security disability benefits.

At the Charles T. Hall Law firm we help a lot of people who are trying to get disability benefits for back pain. We would love to talk with you about your claim for disability benefits for back pain.

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Charles Hall is the lead attorney for the Charles Hall Law Firm in Raleigh, NC. He has been practicing in the Social Security Disability law field since 1979, is published, and is ready to help new clients win their benefits in North Carolina.