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ability to get disability after multiple level fusion

Hi. I'm twelve weeks post C2-T2. I have applied for SSD. We applied prior to fusion and were denied and we appealed. They have requested the post operative medical records. I'm in pain management. What is your experience getting disability?


  • Hi,
    I have numerous injuries, but my primary injuries were cervical and thoracic. I had 2 Cervical fusions. Anterior fusion C3-c6, and Posterior fusion C4-T1. Additionally, my first neck injury also caused a spinal cord injury that has reduced the function of my left arm and leg to about 40%. In short, I filed after surgery and received my disability. Get a good letter from your neurosurgeon and your Pain Management doctor, and if possible from a kinetic or physio type doctor. Hope this helps.
    C3-C6 Anterior Cervical Fusion
    C4-T1 Posterior Cervical Fusion
    Left semi Hemi Paresis
    Numerous other old injuries
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