Overview of Disability

Disability Back Pay

Disability Requirements

Disability Applications

Disability Advice Tips

How long do cases take?

How to win Disability

SSD Mistakes to avoid

Disability for Mental

What if you get denied?

How to file Appeals

Disability through SSA

SSI Disability Benefits

Disability for Children

How do I qualify for it?

Working and Disability

Disability Award Notice

Disability Lawyer Q&A

Disability Conditions List

What is a disability?

Your Medical Evidence

Filing for your Disability

Disability Eligibility

SSD SSI Definitions

Recent Questions

SSDRC Disability Blog

Social Security Disability SSI List of Conditions and Impairments

Physical and Mental Impairments

Facts about Various Medical Conditions and Answers to Questions about Filing for Disability

The following pages provide facts lists regarding various mental and physical impairments as well as resource links for social security disability and SSI questions.

  • Section A

    Including: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Asbestosis, ACL injury...

  • Section B

    Including: Basal Cell Carcinoma, Behcet's Disease, Bipolar Disorder...

  • Section C

    Including: Cardiomyopathy, Cardiovascular stenosis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Celiac Disease...

  • Section D

    Including: Deep Venous Thrombosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Developmental Delay, Diverticulitis...

  • Section E

    Including: Emphysema, Encephalopathy, Endocarditis, Endometriosis...

  • Section F

    Including: Facet Arthritis, Foot Drop, Frozen Shoulder...

  • Section G

    Including: Generalized anxiety disorder, Gastric Bypass, GERD, Glaucoma...

  • Section H

    Including: Hashimoto's Disease, Head Trauma, Heart Attack, Heart Murmur, Hernia, Hernias, Herniated Disc...

  • Section I

    Including: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Interstitial Cystitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome...

  • Section K

    Including: Kidney Disease, Kidney Failure...

  • Section L

    Including: Laminectomy, Learning Disability, Leukemia, Liver Disease, Low Back Pain...

  • Section M

    Including: Macular Degeneration, Major Depressive Disorder, Marfan Syndrome, Medullablastoma, Melanoma, Memory Loss...

  • Section N

    Including: Narcolepsy, Necrosis, Nephropathy, Nephrotic Syndrome...

  • Section O

    Including: OCD, Optic Neuritis, Osteoarthritis, Osteomyelitis...

  • Section P

    Including: Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatitis, Panic Attacks, Parkinson's Disease, Pemphigus...

  • Section R

    Including: Raynaud's Disease, Renal Failure, Repetitive Stress Injury, Restless Leg Syndrome...

  • Section S

    Including: Sarcoidosis, Schizoaffective Disorder, Schizophrenia, Sciatica, Slceroderma, Scoliosis...

  • Section T

    Including: Tachycardia, Thrombosis, Tia Transient Ischemic Attacks, Tinnitus, Total Hip Replacement...

  • Section U

    Including: Ulcerative Colitis, Ulcers, Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disorder...

  • Section V

    Including: Vasculitis, Vertigo...

  • Section W

    Including: Wilson's Disease, Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome

Overviews of Medical Conditions and a statement of the Criteria for Receiving Disability Benefits

The following pages provide helpful overviews of potentially disabling mental and physical conditions. Each overview is preceded by a general description of the evaluation criteria used by the social security administration to render decisions on SSD and SSI disability claims.