According to the Mayo Clinic, back pain is one of the most common reasons people visit a doctor or miss work. If you are one of the 31 million Americans who suffer from back pain then you know how serious this medical problem can be. However, getting benefits for it can be tricky. Below is some information on how to win social security disability benefits for back pain.

social security disability for back painEven the Most Basic Movements Can Be Difficult

For most people with back troubles, the pain comes and goes but for others it's a constant, every day agonizing situation and it interferes with their work.  If you are one of those people you know that even the most basic job functions like standing, walking, lifting and even sitting can bring on excruciating pain.

What Does it Take to Be Awarded Social Security Disability Benefits for Back Pain

To be awarded disability benefits you need to prove to the Social Security Administration that you are unable to perform any work even the most non-active desk-bound job.  If you have chronic back pain and you are over 50 years old you need to know that Social Security will apply different rules to your case.  But no matter what your age is, disability claims for back pain can be tricky, so it is a good idea to have your case evaluated by a disability professional.

Contact Our Experienced Omaha SSDI Lawyers Today

For more on chronic pain and how to win social security disability benefits for back pain, we invite you to contact our experienced Omaha SSDI lawyers right away. We also suggest that you watch the short informative back pain video on our website at or on our the Cuddigan Law YouTube channel where you will also find videos on how Social Security evaluates dozens of different impairments for disability benefits.

Sean D. Cuddigan
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SSA and VA Disability Attorney in Omaha, Nebraska
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