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How are mobility impairments diagnosed?

Mobility impairments cause difficulty in movement, so it is often apparent that something is physically wrong. If you or your child have persistent problems with mobility, you should visit a doctor. Depending on the cause of the mobility impairment, a physical exam might be the only test needed to diagnose the condition. In other cases, various other tests might be used, including blood tests for illnesses or x-rays for broken bones.

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