Fight For Your Osteoarthritis Disability Claim
Millions of Americans suffer from arthritis, and with osteoarthritis being the most common, your insurer might underestimate how severe your condition may be. When you want to fight back after your insurance denies or terminates your long-term disability claim, you need to have someone at your side who fully understands what you are going through.
At ERISA Law Center in Fresno, California, our legal team knows that when your bones begin to wear down, it takes a serious toll on the joints in your body. As time goes on, the pain worsens, along with your mobility. Our experienced ERISA lawyer has helped many individuals secure the disability payments they need as they struggle with this debilitating condition.
Protect Your Future
Since there is no cure for this condition, it becomes critical to make sure that your insurance company respects the challenges you are facing by offering the benefits you need. Your insurance company’s priority as a business is to make money, which is why you can expect to fight to earn disability benefits from them.
If your insurance company has denied or ended your disability benefits, you do not have to settle for their decision. Our attorneys have a 94% success rate when it comes to recovering a benefit or settlement for our clients. We offer our services to anyone in the country and are available to our clients during any hour of the day.
Compassionate & Caring Advocacy
As the most common form of arthritis, osteoarthritis affects millions of people across the globe. Individuals with this condition experience the deterioration of the protective cartilage that covers the end of their bones. The joints most often affected by osteoarthritis include hands, neck, lower back, hips and knees. However, any joint in the body can be affected. Over time, osteoarthritis will worsen, causing more pain and lack of mobility for an individual. Though there is no cure, there are available treatments that can help individuals with this degenerative disease cope with and lessen the pain.
ERISA Law Center has a reputation for securing real results for clients who have had their claim for ERISA benefits due to osteoarthritis denied. We also have the experience you need to get through the process of filing your ERISA claim smoothly. We put our decades of experience to work on these types of cases day after day.
Symptoms Of Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis is a complex disease and can have a variety of symptoms. Some of the most commons signs of the disease include:
- Pain during and after movement
- Tenderness and stiffness in joints
- Poor flexibility or range of motion
- A grating sensation
- Bone spurs, which can feel like hard lumps
For some, the joint pain can become so severe that they are no longer able to walk, complete daily tasks or even go to work. Doctors may recommend joint replacement surgery or other extreme treatment options.
Treatment Options & Medications
While there is no discovered cure for osteoarthritis, there are numerous treatment options available to provide those with this condition relief from pain and improved joint movement. Medication options available include acetaminophen (such as Tylenol), nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (including Advil and Motrin), Naproxen (Aleve) and narcotics for the most severe osteoarthritis pain. It is important to keep in mind that the stronger the medication, the greater the risk for dependence, which is why you should thoroughly review your options for treatment.
Therapy is another treatment option. Some therapeutic treatments include:
- Physical therapists who can create an individual exercise regimen
- Reducing stress on the joint with the help of an occupational therapist
- Braces, shoe inserts, splints or other medical devices
- Chronic pain class, where you can learn tips and tricks for reducing pain
In addition to medication and therapy, individuals with osteoarthritis have other treatments options, including:
- Cortisone shots to alleviate pain
- Hyaluronic acid injections for lubrication
- Osteotomy for realigning bones
- Arthroplasty to replace joints
Whether you’ve just received an osteoarthritis diagnosis or have been suffering from severe osteoarthritis for several years, ERISA Law Center can help you pursue the just compensation you need to support yourself. We ensure your claim is handled correctly, or your appeal is addressed swiftly.
More Than 35 Years Of Experience On Your Side
Our ERISA lawyer has more than three decades of experience in long-term disability and ERISA claims, and can use this to assist with your situation. Our legal team is devoted to handling only ERISA claim cases. We have the expertise and passion that can help you secure the benefits you need.
If you need help fighting your insurance provider to obtain the benefits you deserve, choose to have dedicated experience at your side. Contact us today at 866-360-0983 for a confidential and free review of your case.