Your credibility will be very important to the court believing the subjective evidence of your back pain. Your Ocala Social Security disability attorney will explain the credibility factors the court will examine as well as the importance of psychological factors.
The court will look to both objective and subjective evidence to make its decision in your back pain disability claim. Consistency of your symptoms over time will be important, as will be your overall credibility. Thus, your Ocala Social Security disability lawyer will advise you to maintain behavior that aligns with your professed symptoms. You should be sure to see your doctor regularly and follow the treatment regimen he has prescribed.
Let your attorney know if you have a legitimate fear of pain that has lead you to avoid recommended activities to alleviate your pain, such as physical therapy. The court will consider psychological factors that may account for any differences in the objective evidence of your impairment and symptoms that you have reported. A psychological assessment may be helpful in this instance.
If you believe your back pain is severe enough to warrant disability benefits you should contact an Ocala Social Security Disability Attorney right away. The CJ Henry Law Firm, PLLC can help. Call their offices today at 352-304-5300 for more information.