Arthritis is one of the most common conditions leading to long term disability. Many people with arthritis find their range of motion too limited and joint pain too unbearable to continue working. But before filing a long term disability insurance claim, you might have questions: What types of arthritis qualify for disability benefits? How do you document your symptoms for your insurance company? What do you need for them to approve your claim?Below you’ll find tips for filing a long term disability claim for arthritis..