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My SSD was awarded in '87...so my memory of the details isn't too precise. But I don't remember it taking nearly as long as what has been mentioned here. It may be that things were different back then?
I retained Barber....he did an excellent job. Maybe one of you hired him too?
I wish you both success in getting your disability award. ("Award"....that's what they call it...isn't that the silliest thing?)
Spina-bifida occulta; Congenital Scoliosis (dextrorotatory and 'S' curve, 42 thorasic and 57 degrees lumbar); Meningomyelocele (split cord @ L1); Diastematomyelia (re-sectioned at L2-3); tethered cord @ S-3; cysts on cord; various developmental abnormalities of the spine: narrowing of all disk spaces, defects in posterior arches, ectasia of the spinal canal and dura, segmental disease, sclerosis in L. iliac bone and adjacent sacroiliac joint, unilateral osteitis condensans ilium, hypertrophic facet disease L4-5 and L5-S1.
Surgeries include, but not limited to:
Fusion with Herrington Rod instrumentation-1970
Tethered cord release-1987
Chiari-type pelvic osteotomy-1988
Tethered cord release-2003
Fusion with instrumentation with lots and lots of screws-2003