When you have experienced and are continuing to experience chronic arm pain, life and continuing with work can be increasingly difficult. This arm pain can be the result of many different problems. Some of these causes include injuries, infection or other conditions that involve the wrist, shoulder, joint, muscle, tendon, ligament, nerves or blood vessels. This pain can be brief, continuous or recurring and may feel as though there is an ache, tingle or painful pressure.

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This can be caused by previous trauma or current problems within the body. We at d’Oliveira & Associates understand that our Social Security Disability clients wish that they could return to work but unfortunately the amount of pain that they are in prevents them from doing so. Some common symptoms that come with persistent arm pain include:

  • Fever
  • Reduced Range of Motion
  • Stiffness
  • Back, neck or shoulder pain
  • Muscle spasms
  • Numbness
  • Skin Discoloration (bruising)
  • Unexpected weight loss

Some symptoms that come with arm pain that suggest you should immediately see a doctor include:

  • Popping or cracking sound during injury
  • Bluish color of fingers, fingernails or lips
  • Behavioral changes (confusion, hallucinations)
  • Passing out
  • Inability to use arm
  • Sores or lumps on arm
  • Weakness or loss of strength in arm
  • Fever
  • Chest pain

woman with arm injury needing a SSD LawyerChronic arm pain can be a debilitating condition that keeps you out of work for long periods of time. If you or a loved one suffers from this condition and it is affecting your life so severely that your doctor tells you that you should not return to work, contact an experienced RI Social Security Disability attorney right away. An experienced Social Security attorney in Rhode Island can help you to make important life decisions and can ease the stress of the application process to the Social Security Administration. Nearly 75 percent of all first time applicants for Social Security Disability are denied benefits. This denial is generally not because the disability is not worthy of benefits, but rather because the paperwork was not what the Social Security Administration was looking for.

medical record for person with arm injuryWhen looking to approve or deny a claim for Disability benefits, the Social Security Administration relies heavily on the medical record provided to them as well as the opinion of the treating physician. It is important to have an attorney look these papers over in order to be sure that they accurately reflect the pain that you are experiencing. An experienced Social Security Disability attorney can ensure that you put the best claim forward for benefits that you have and can also reduce the stress of compiling and reading all of the information yourself. Dealing with chronic arm pain can be stressful and a competent and experienced RI Social Security Disability attorney can ease the stress and pain of fighting for your right to Social Security Disability compensation. An experienced RI Social Security Disability attorney can also ensure that the Social Security Administration is aware of the extent of your disability and your inability to work.

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Arm Injury and Social Security Disability LawyerIf you have a lawyer prior to filing a claim with the Social Security Administration, your chances of succeeding are nearly doubled. Not only are your chances of success greater, but you will begin receiving your benefits more quickly. If you plan on, or are currently doing business with the Social Security Administration, call The Law Offices of d’Oliveira & Associates now. We can help to ensure that your claim is processed quickly, efficiently, and successfully. We at d’Oliveira & Associates are highly skilled in the area of Social Security Disability law and have helped many clients successfully. Please contact The Law Offices of d’Oliveira & Associates at 1-800-992-6878 or fill out a contact form for a free legal consultation.