Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Truth About Mixing Drugs, Alcohol and Social Security Disability: What You Need to Know When You Apply -

According to a Report from the Open Society Foundation, an estimated nearly 24 million Americans are addicted to alcohol and/or drugs and “drug use is on the rise.” It’s well known that drug and alcohol addiction can both cause and result from disabling medical impairments. When the Social Security Administration (SSA) evaluates a claim for […]

Social Security Disability Benefits and Back Pain Claims: What You Need to Know When You Apply -

When claimants apply for Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), the most common disabling condition listed is back pain. There are a number of different spinal conditions that can cause a host of disabling impairments, some of which include arthritic conditions like degenerative disc disease, inflammatory conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, arachnoiditis, and spondylitis […]