Chronic Pain Syndrome and Insurance Disability Claims


What is Chronic Pain Syndrome?


Chronic pain syndrome is an umbrella term for a variety of debilitating conditions that cause the sufferer to experience regular physical pain for an extended period of time, generally at least 3 to 6 months. While the cause may not always be pinpointed, there are a number of factors that have been known to contribute to chronic pain, including:

Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Back pain; and


Trauma from surgery or personal injuries.

Anyone who has thrown their back out for a week or two, experienced whiplash in a motor vehicle accident or suffered through another painful affliction quickly gains insight into how devastating it can be to live with pain day in and day out for months or years at a time. For those who experience chronic pain syndrome, this is their daily reality, affecting every aspect of their lives, including their ability to perform at work for months or even years.

In addition to the physical pain and discomfort, which can vary in intensity, chronic pain also takes a toll on a person’s mental well-being. It is common for those afflicted with chronic pain to also experience psychological issues such as anxiety, depression or even addiction issues.

At Ottawa Disability Lawyers, we work with clients suffering from Chronic Pain Syndrome and facing long-term disability disputes on a regular basis. We understand how to present a case demonstrating the very real pain of Chronic Pain Syndrome that insurance providers take seriously.

At Ottawa Disability Lawyers, we do our best to take on the stress of dealing with our clients’ long-term disability disputes, so they don’t have to. We are sensitive to the individual needs of clients dealing with chronic pain syndrome and will accommodate them in a variety of ways to the best of our ability. If you have had a long-term disability claim for chronic pain syndrome denied or terminated, we can help.

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