Radiculopathy is a medical term that describes a set of symptoms related to compression, inflammation, or injury to the spinal nerve roots. These nerve roots exit the spinal cord and branch out to various parts of the body. When they are affected, it can lead to serious pain, muscle weakness, numbness, or tingling sensations along the path of the affected nerve. If you experience radiculopathy, you may suffer from intense and frequent symptoms that interfere significantly with your function, mobility, and ability to work, leading to long term disability.
Below, we’ll discuss important factors to consider when filing a radiculopathy long term disability claim and how an attorney can help you through the process.