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Spinal Arachnoiditis and Getting Disability

Your arachnoid is one of the membranes that surround and protect the nerves of your central nervous system. Your central nervous system is composed of your brain and spinal cord. Your arachnoid lining is one of the three linings that surround your brain and spinal cord.

Arachnoiditis is a neuropathic disease that is evidenced by inflammation of your arachnoid. Arachnoiditis is a long term (chronic) disease that is a devastating ailment of pain that is difficult to manage. This is intractable pain that is not relieved by ordinary medical, nursing or surgical measures.

Many times, arachnoiditis is marked by chronic and persistent pain that can be psychogenic (originating in your mind) in nature. Arachnoiditis is also evidenced by neurological deficits (coming from or relating to your nervous system). Arachnoiditis is a disease that can be incapacitating.


Types of Arachnoiditis

There are several different kinds of arachnoiditis. These include proliferative granulomatous arachnoiditis, adhesive arachnoiditis, cysticercotic arachnoiditis and spinal arachnoiditis.

Arachnoiditis can occur in anyone in any age group, but it develops most of the time in adults who are between the ages of 40 and 60. Men and women are affected equally by this disease.

Arachnoiditis is not a common ailment, but it is growing worldwide because of an increasing number of immunocompromised people. This includes chemotherapy and transplantation patients, alcoholics, people with AIDS, diabetics and intravenous drug abusers.


What is Spinal arachnoiditis?

Spinal arachnoiditis is one of the forms of arachnoiditis. Spinal arachnoiditis is a disease in which one of the layers that is referred to as the arachnoid level that encompasses your spinal cord gets thicker than it should. When it does so, it presses against your spinal column or nerves.

Causes of Spinal arachnoiditis

There are three main causes of spinal arachnoiditis. They are:

Risk Factors of Spinal arachnoiditis
There are some risk factors that may increase your likelihood of developing spinal arachnoiditis. Some of these are:

Signs and symptoms of Spinal arachnoiditis
There are many different signs and symptoms that may be an indication of spinal arachnoiditis. Some of these may include:


Do you have spinal arachnoiditis and need legal help for your disability denial?

If your spinal arachnoiditis continues to advance and progress, these signs and symptoms may become permanent and more severe. Is the reason why you are disabled and unable to work due to spinal arachnoiditis and/or complications that have developed from this disease. Are you trying to get financial help.

Have you tried to get Social Security disability benefits or disability benefits from the Social Security Administration? Did your attempt meet with failure?

If you are going to reapply or appeal your denial, you really ought to have an attorney standing with you. The fact is that people with an attorney are approved more often than people without an attorney.

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