Q:What kind of impairments/limitations will the Administrative Law judge consider?

A: “Non-exertional” limitations often impact a patients’ ability to work. Some non-exertional limitations include:
Inability/limitations to sit or stand for periods of time;
Inability/limitations to handle, grasp, feeling, and/or finger;
Inability/limitations to stoop/bend;
Inability to concentrate on task/chores;
Difficulty remembering/thinking;
Depression;
Anxiety;
Inability to stand and/or walk without an assistive device;
Pain, etc.
All of these limitations affect an individual’s ability to perform a wide and/or full range of work activity.

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