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(This is NOT a complete list and any combination of medical impairments can be deemed disabling.)

Back and neck pain, including but not limited to:

  • Bulging or herniated discs
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Surgery

Shoulder pain, including but not limited to:

  • Tendinitis
  • Torn rotator cuff or cartilage
  • Arthritis
  • Surgery

Knee pain, including but not limited to:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Ligament injuries (MCL, PCL, ACL, LCL)
  • Meniscus tear
  • Tendinitis
  • Surgery, including knee replacement

Other musculoskeletal issues, including:

  • Amputation
  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Joint replacements
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Headaches
  • Diabetes (type 1 or type 2)

Heart disease, including:

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Angina
  • Blood clots
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Arrhythmias
  • High blood pressure

Lung or respiratory problems, including:

  • COPD/Emphysema
  • Asthma

Other conditions, including:

  • Mental illness, including depression/bipolar disorder/anxiety/PTSD
  • Brain injuries and other head injuries
  • Cancer and leukemia, including the side effects of radiation and chemotherapy
  • Liver disease
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Lupus
  • Epilepsy or seizures
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Alzheimer’s disease/Dementia
  • Kidney disease (with or without dialysis)
  • Bladder or bowel issues, including incontinence, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and Crohn’s disease
  • Hearing or vision loss
  • Cellulitis or other disorders of the skin
  • Chronic anemia
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Obesity

Social Security Disability