What is Nerve Damage
Nerve damage is when something causes pain to the nerves which is known as nerve pain. Damaged nerves send false signals to the body that result in constant pain. Some individuals develop triggers that make them overly sensitive to certain conditions because of heightened sensitivity such as loss of feeling.
Symptoms of Nerve Damage
Symptoms of nerve damage include sexual dysfunction, bladder dysfunction, constipation, dry eye and mouth, light-headedness, too much sweating or too little sweating, the inability to sense chest pain such as angina or heart attack, twitching, weakness, paralysis, sensitivity, pain, muscle atrophy, burning, tingling and numbness.
Available Treatments for Nerve Damage
Over-the-counter (OTC) painkiller drugs are often the first medicine chosen to reduce or stop nerve pain and nerve damage. They are usually in the form of creams, gels, ointments, oils and sprays. There are also prescription drugs to help reduce nerve pain such as powerful painkillers or drugs originally used for depression and seizures.
Eligibility Criteria for Disability Tax Credit for Nerve Damage
To be eligible for this tax credit, a person must be impaired for over the period of one full year. They can also be eligible if they have difficulty in one of the following daily life activities, such as walking. For a walking impairment, the patient must be unable to walk 100m (a city block) or it must take them an inordinate amount of time (3 times longer than normal) to do so due to shortness of breath.
How To Apply for Disability Tax Credit for Nerve Damage
To apply for this tax credit Form 2201 entitled “Disability Tax Credit Certificate” it must be completed by a registered medical practitioner. This tax credit is only available to those who have taxes payable. This form must be completed by a registered medical practitioner. Qualified registered medical practitioners include a medical doctor, physiotherapist, optometrist, psychologist, occupational therapist, speech-language pathologist, and audiologist.
How DCC Can Help Claim Tax Credit
Disability Tax Credit Consultants at DCC can help to claim this tax credit and collect up to $40,000 in disability tax credits.