Millions of Americans visit chiropractors for treatment for various conditions. Chiropractors are most often spotted spinal trauma occured due car accidents and other events, and treat this condition by manipulating the spine. Although there is no scientific consensus, there is evidence that chiropractic care is useful for conditions affecting the spine. If you have a serious defect that chiropractic can help, you may be able to get help from Social Security to pay for your treatment.
Conditions that can qualify for chiropractic coverage is limited to conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system, particularly those involving the back.
Chiropractors and physio therpy working together may claim to work on arthritis, muscular dystrophy, and other conditions, but for the purposes of Social Security that can not be listed as a reason for the treatment.
There are restrictions on what a chiropractor techniques can be used in treating subluxations. Chiropractors are all trained in a basic set of spinal manipulation techniques using only his hands. Many chiropractors also use the technique aided machine or device to treat the same conditions, but this has not been approved by Medicare. Social Security will only allow treatment by using a hand-techniques.
If you have become unable to work due to a serious injury or chronic condition, and you and your doctor believe chiropractic can be useful in restoring your health and function, you may be able to get help from Social Security for your medical expenses. Even if Social Security will not pay for your chiropractic treatment, an experienced Social Security lawyer can help you find coverage for other treatments or disability payments.