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Psoriatic Arthritis and Disability: What You Need to Know

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Disability claims aren’t forever


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Do you qualify for disability?


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How long do you have to be disabled before you apply?


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The large-joint criteria for disability


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The systemic criteria for disability


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Spine-specific criteria for disability


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General criteria for disability


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What you’ll need from your physician


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What you’ll need from work


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Consider legal help


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Get back your health


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Return to work slowly


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Know you’re not alone


Casey Nilsson

Casey Nilsson

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Casey Nilsson, an award-winning journalist and magazine editor based in Rhode Island, writes about autoimmune disease for HealthCentral. Casey is a 2018 Association of Health Care Journalists fellow, and her reporting on unfair labor conditions for people with disabilities was a finalist for the City and Regional Magazine Association Awards. Diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis in 2016, Casey enjoys digging into rheumatologic news, research and trends.