SSD Claims for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Dallas-Fort Worth Social Security Disability Lawyers
Have you been diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome? You may be entitled
to Social Security disability benefits if this condition prevents you
from working full time. Carpal tunnel syndrome results from pressure on
a nerve in the wrist that is caused by swelling. This medical condition
is caused by repetitive motions of the hands and wrists and therefore
is categorized as a repetitive stress injury.
Common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome that can be classified as disabling include:
Obtaining Disability Benefits for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
To receive Social Security disability benefits for carpal tunnel syndrome,
you will need to prove that your medical condition meets the criteria
stated in the
Social Security disability impairment listings. In most cases, the Social Security disability program does not typically
find that the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome qualify a person for
You may be considered for benefits, however, if nerve damage from your
condition results in peripheral neuropathy. The requirements for this
condition are very difficult to meet. For that reason, you will need the
assistance of our
Dallas Fort-Worth Social Security disability attorneys from Coats & Todd! We can work to build a solid case that can help
you obtain the benefits that you deserve.
Contact our firm at your earliest convenience.
Proving Medical Evidence
If you are not able to perform your job because of the limitations caused
by carpal tunnel syndrome, you may be able to receive disability benefits.
Diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome can be challenging because it involves
various elements, including:
- Showing signs of classic symptoms
- Specific physical findings
- Abnormal electrodiagnostic test results
To begin building a claim that will be strong enough to be considered by
the Social Security Administration, it is important to receive legal help.
Call our firm to schedule a free case evaluation to get started.