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4 Common Musculoskeletal Conditions that Qualify for Disability Benefits

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There are many musculoskeletal conditions that qualify for disability benefits but the commonest ones are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome and degenerative disc disease. These are the most severe musculoskeletal conditions which appear in the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Blue Book. They are normally so severe that the victim is unable to work for at least 12 months.

What Common Health Problems Occur For People Over 50?

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Here are some common details about health problems which affect people over the age of 50 and how they may qualify for disability benefits. The main requirement for disability benefits is that the health problem prevents the victim for working for at least 12 months.

Heart Disease

The Social Security Administration (SSA) defines a cardiovascular medical condition as any disorder that affects the functioning of the heart or the circulatory system.

August is National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month

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August is National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month. Spinal muscular atrophy is a genetic disorder that affects more than 1 in 6000 children. It causes the muscles to waste away making movement difficult or impossible. People with spinal muscular atrophy may be eligible for SSI or disability benefits from the Social Security Administration.

Social Security Payment Schedule 2023: August 2023 Checks, Payment Dates, and Amounts

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People that are receiving Social Security disability, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or another type of benefit from the Social Security Administration in 2023 need to know when they can expect to receive that benefit money. Knowing when that money will arrive is essential so that you can budget your money and make sure that you pay your bills on time. If you don’t know when that money is coming, you will not be able to plan ahead accordingly.

July is Sarcoma Awareness Month

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July is Sarcoma Awareness Month and lasts for the entirety of the month. Sarcomas are rare cancers that develop in the bone, muscle, nerves, blood vessels, tendons, cartilage, and the fatty and fibrous tissues. Disability benefits for sarcoma may be available if the diagnosis suggests you will not be able to work for at least 12 months and, thereby, are no longer earning a living.