Social Security Disability

Stroke

A stroke, or cerebrovascular accident (“CVA”) is a disruption of blood supply to the brain that causes a rapid loss of brain function.  This can[…]

Swollen Legs or Edema

Swollen legs or edema in the lower extremities can be caused by any number of conditions including heart failure, kidney disease, chronic venous insufficiency and injuries. […]

Sleep Disorders

Sleep disorders such as sleep apnea are conditions that cause disruption in normal sleep patterns.  A person with sleep apnea for instance might suffer from[…]

Skin Problems

Skin conditions can have a number of causes and can range from mild to severe.  Eczema, sometimes referred to as atopic dermatitis, is s common cause[…]

Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle-cell disease (“SCD”), sometimes call sickle-cell anemia, is a hereditary disorder that causes the red cells of the blood to have a sickle shape.  This[…]

Seizures or Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a neurological condition that causes seizures.  Seizures are abnormal brain activity that causes physical or mental symptoms that can vary greatly depending on[…]

Scoliosis of the Back

Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine.  It is usually congenital, in other words, people are usually born with it.  Typically, scoliosis is not[…]

Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis is a syndrome, thought to be an autoimmune condition although its causes are unknown, that causes collections of inflammatory cells in the organs of[…]

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (“RA”) is an inflammatory autoimmune condition typically characterized by inflammation of the joints.  Fortunately, improvements in treatment in recent years have resulted in relief[…]

Relfex Sympathetic Distrophy

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (“RSD”) is a condition that results in symptoms such as burning pain, swelling, skin discoloration and shininess and sometimes muscle atrophy of[…]