How does mobility impairment affect my quality of life?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Mobility impairment can have a significant impact on your everyday life. It can affect every physical movement, even simple ones you take for granted. Tasks you might otherwise perform with ease become more difficult, if not impossible. You may need specialized equipment to get around, such as crutches or a wheelchair. In the most serious cases, you may not be able to move at all. However, many cases of mobility impairment are temporary, so with therapy and lifestyle changes, these limitations might be overcome.

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