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Any litfing limits?

mklick01mmklick01 Posts: 1
edited 05/15/2015 - 10:35 PM in New Member Introductions
I`m 51 now and back in 84 sharp stabbing pains sent me to the doc to see what the problem could be. He said I must have fractured my back at one time. spurs! DDD and pain I finally got an MRI approved and getting epidural and blockers. I`m going for disability because I keep having back problems at every job I get. I get denied for that also and wonder how I`m going to deal with this problem now that I know what it is!


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    edited 05/15/2015 - 10:36 PM
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  • SavageSavage United StatesPosts: 7,385
    It is very good you have doctor working with you re' your spinal issues.

    If I understand correctly, you say you were denied Disability assistance.
    Did you use a Disability attorney?
    I did as soon as I realized I could no longer work. I was accepted within six months.
    The attorney did not receive any money for my case as it was approved so quickly.
    If you win and have back pay coming to you, the attorney receives payment through that money. I do not know how much.

    But to me, using an attorney is win-win...since he is able to guide you for best results in success of winning your claim and there is no out of pocket payment.

    Your title to this post referred to lifting limits. Even with treatments and pain relief.....please talk with doctor about lifting and other restrictions you may need to adhere to.

    When I first started to get relief, I resumed all usual activities..just to quickly have incapacitating pain to return.
    I did not understand that in my case, even with pain under control, my activities...lifting, twisting, turning...etc.....would be lifelong restrictions.

    Everyone is different, .......so you really need to discuss with your doctor.
    Best of luck to you!
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    Please read my medical history at: Medical History

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