By: Vayanna Kruse
Mobility impairment can include any or all of the following: inability to move about as easily as otherslimited movement of arms or legsdecrease in strength or control of the muscles and bonesabnormal or impaired coordinationmedical condition requiring bed rest
- Back disorders
- Cerebral palsy (damage to brain prior or shortly after birth)
- Neuromuscular Disorders (degeneration and atrophy of muscle or nerve tissues)
- Fibromyalgia (constant pain in muscles and ligaments)
43 million are disabled
17% of 250 million
1 out of 5 persons are disabled
Exercise therapy is most often used, but also some need rest to help rest their muscles. Equipment is used to help support and help to carry on and live a normal life. Encouragement and support is also a main factor for recovery and treatment.
Screening and preventative services can be done. Some cannot be prevented.
"Mobility Impairments." Disability Resources & Educational Services. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Apr. 2013.