Are you having problems with your hands, elbows, wrists, shoulders, hips, knees, ankles, or feet? Then you’re having problems with your joints. Depending on the part of your body causing you problems and the joint you’re having difficulty with, you may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits based on major joint dysfunction. This is one of the conditions included in the Social Security Administration’s (SSA’s) Listing of Impairments.

This article explains what you must prove to meet the SSA’s listing for major joint dysfunction. Meeting the listing is difficult, but with the right evidence you may be able to do it. If you’ve applied for Social Security Disability benefits and have questions about your case, call or e-mail Richmond disability lawyer Corey Pollard today for a free consultation. We’ve helped hundreds of injured workers with joint pain and dysfunction win their claim for SSDI benefits.

Social Security Disability Listing 1.02 – Major Joint Dysfunction

Car accidents, arthritis, and work accidents are common causes of joint dysfunction. No matter the problem with the joint – degenerative arthritis or acute trauma such as a bone fracture – if you have severe functional loss caused by joint dysfunction you may meet Social Security listing 1.02 for dysfunction of a major joint.