... Yes I have DISH Syndrome. It is very painful. I am getting bone spurs on my fingers and one on my foot as well as the bone spurs I have in my thoracic spine. ... (6 replies)
... My rheumatologist diagnosed me with Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH) Syndrome. It is considered a form of degenerative arthritis. There are flowing calcifications along the sides of the vertebrae of the spine. It is also commonly associated with inflamation (tendonitis) and calcification of tendons at their attachments points to the bone.
It is extremely... (2 replies)
... I have been diagnosed with Osteoarthritis (DISH Syndrome). I have difficulty walking and the more active I am the worse the pain gets to the point that I have to lay down. I filed for SS Disability Benefits and was denied. Has anybody travelled down this road?
Upon my doctor's advise I filed a claim and much to my amazement I was denied. If an Arthritis Specialist is not... (8 replies)
... Yes, I've worked over 30 years. Thank you Jenny. I have not worked for almost three years.
Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH) Syndrome. It is considered a form of degenerative arthritis. There are flowing calcifications along the sides of the vertebrae of the spine. It is also commonly associated with inflamation (tendonitis) and calcification of tendons at... (4 replies)
... I have recently been diagnosed with DISH form of osteoarthritis. All of my vertebrae are hooked together. Also have scoliosis with hardware at L4 to S1 and arthritis in my SI joints. ... (0 replies)
... The only way to get disability is with an attorney and a hearing. My hearing is coming up very soon, probably in May. Get an attorney that specializes in SS Disability. They work on the contingency that they will win your case. If they don't win, they don't get paid. Ask your Rheumagologist, or whatever specialist you are seeing, to recommend someone because they will... (8 replies)
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... numbness in the right side of my face and pins and needles in my hands and fingers I am now seeing in Feb a nero to do a full work up to make sure it is only the dish causing this. ... (6 replies)
... HI KOALA What part of QLD are you I am on the faf south coast NSW (6 replies)
... Yes male hear 65 also from Australia I have had DISH for over ten years and Ankylosing Spondylitis and sorry the pain does not get any better and the stifness stays with you. Do you take any pain meds ? ... (6 replies)
... I have DISH and live in Australia (6 replies)
... I am so sorry but what is Dish syndrome? ... (6 replies)
... Has anyone on this board received SS Disability Benefits for DISH Syndrome? ... (6 replies)
... I agree, most recipients are denied the first and possibly second time they apply. I've been told by many that this is to weed out those who may have less than honorable intentions.
The good news is, if and when you are approved, you will get a back dated check from the date that you first applied. (8 replies)
... Hi guys I'm 58, in Cairns Qld - < edited > It doesn't seem like there's much we can do, apart from exercise, but it's good to at least know of others and see how they are faring. (6 replies)
... thamks for your reply it is not a nice desieswe just have to cope the best we can you seem to have progrest way ahead of me I am not looking four wood to that stage I hope things go ok for you let us know how you get on . (6 replies)
... Just about 6 months ago I was daignosed with DISH syndrome, stiffness and pain in the neck area. ... (0 replies)
... To properly diagnose carpal tunnel, there is a test that is done (cannot remember the name) using electrodes attached to your skin. a small shock is sent from each one and the rate (speed) of return tells the docs if there is an obstruction (the carpal). It is painless. It can be uncomfortable. Most insurance companies cover it. The test can be done by a good orthopedist.... (9 replies)
... To all of you. My husband has DISH syndrome. He filed for disability right after the diagnosis and was awarded the SSD 3 months later. ... (8 replies)
... My husband has DISH syndrome. It was diagnosed 4 years ago. This is after 10 years of hearing he had chronic tendonitis from HMO docs. ... (2 replies)