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Fibromyalgia Disability

fibromyalgia disability Fibromyalgia Disability: If you have been suffering from Fibromyalgia symptoms and have been unable to work, you may be entitled to Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits.  The symptoms of Fibromyalgia, discussed below, are often hard to describe and harder demonstrate.  That is why many people applying for SSDI benefits because of their Fibromyalgia symptoms are denied.  You need the help of an experienced disability attorney to help prove your Fibromyalgia disability and appeal your SSDI denial.  At Chaplin & Gonet we have been helping clients appeal SSDI denials for thirty years.  You deserve the kind of experience and dedication we bring to bear for every client. What is Fibromyalgia Disability? The National Institute of Health (NIH) has identified the following symptoms as commonly occurring if someone is suffering from Fibromyalgia:     Pain is the main symptom of fibromyalgia. It may be mild to severe.
  • Painful areas are called tender points. Tender points are found in the soft tissue on the back of the neck, shoulders, chest, lower back, hips, shins, elbows, and knees. The pain then spreads out from these areas.
  • The pain may feel like a deep ache, or a shooting, burning pain.
  • The joints are not affected, although the pain may feel like it is coming from the joints.
People with fibromyalgia tend to wake up with body aches and stiffness. For some patients, pain improves during the day and gets worse at night. Some patients have pain all day long. Pain may get worse with activity, cold or damp weather, anxiety, and stress. Fatigue, depressed mood, and sleep problems are seen in almost all patients with fibromyalgia. Many say that they can’t get to sleep or stay asleep, and they feel tired when they wake up. Other symptoms of fibromyalgia may include:
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Memory and concentration problems
  • Numbness and tingling in hands and feet
  • Reduced ability to exercise
  • Tension or migraine headaches
My Fibromyalgia Disability Claim Has Been Denied, What Now? If your Fibromyalgia claim has been denied, there is still hope.  Chaplin & Gonet has been handling SSDI appeals for thirty-years and can help guide you through the disability claims process.  Contact our offices today to schedule your free initial consultation and discuss your claim.  Do not wait, it is important you act now, call us today.

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