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DLA to PIP
Hi my name is Jannette I've just joined scope. I received letter December 2017 from DWP my DLA been stopped and informed me to now claim for PIP. Ive just filled in PIP form which found did not cover all aspects of daily life 24/7 with help from citizen advice. Like everybody else that's going through same process I'm of course anxious worried. I suffer with spinal problems degenerative disc desease lumber L1 to L5 L5-S1bulgging vertebra nerves been irrated and my neck is a mess 2/3 4/5 6/7 7/1 betweenb5/6 fused bone inserted and cage fitted at front. It now causing problem cage screws inpinging butting cord and nerves been irrated both sides of my neck. Suffer pins needles numbness stabbing pain both legs toes both arms hands fingers and my head. Also suffer with hammer toes trigger fingers tendonitus both hands. Both hips showings wear tear arthritus as well as both my knees. Suffer carpol tunnel and tennis elbow. Had operation right foot tendon transfer plus permanent screw fixed in ankle which now causes alot discomfort as does cage in my neck. My eye sight wear glasses with prisms. Sent PIP all medical evidence I have plus contact details of my doctor for xray scans. Hospital records. adult social services details plus careers ssistance I receive. Am waiting to hear from PIP about face to face medical. Am worried of course. Any advice would be appreciated how should basically conduct myself answer their questions. As I've heard they try to get you to do stuff bend stand on tip toe raise your arms round your back. Take couple steps aided or un aided. This to me totally wrong does not relate to what your physical capabilities are and mobility is on daily bases.