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Fibromyalgia And Social Security Disability

Fibromyalgia is a disabling condition that was not previously recognized by the Social Security Administration (SSA). While it is now recognized as a qualifying disabling condition for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, a diagnosis from a general physician is insufficient to qualify. Sufferers of this condition must work with a rheumatologist as well as a neurologist, possibly, to have their diagnoses recognized.

Symptoms of fibromyalgia include:

  • Chronic widespread pain
  • Excessive pain response to tactile pressure
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle spasms

Building a successful claim for SSDI benefits for fibromyalgia calls for specific diagnostic information. The SSA breaks the body down into 18 quadrants; 11 of these quadrants must be affected for a claim to be recognized as valid. We can help your doctor present his or her diagnosis in a way that the SSA will recognize.

Let Us Help You Secure The Social Security Disability Benefits You Deserve

At Ayers, Whitlow & Dressler, our attorneys are committed to helping our clients secure the full SSDI benefits they need when fibromyalgia is preventing them from working any longer. We understand the SSA and how it evaluates claims. Our experience can make the difference between you receiving the SSDI benefits you are entitled to and a denied claim. Attorney Robert A. Whitlow has been helping people navigate the complexities of the SSA since 1979. Over the years, he has helped thousands of people. Let Robert put that experience to work for you.

To find out more about how we have helped our clients, review our client testimonials.

Contact The Charlotte Fibromyalgia Lawyers Of Ayers, Whitlow & Dressler

If you are unable to work because of fibromyalgia, trust your case to an attorney with a record of success. The Social Security Disability attorneys of Ayers, Whitlow & Dressler can help you effectively pursue the compensation you need. To schedule a free initial consultation with one of our Charlotte fibromyalgia attorneys, call 704-594-4317 or contact us online.

We accept cases on a contingent fee basis. We only collect attorney fees if we obtain benefits for you.


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