What ailments can lead to mobility impairments?

There are numerous illnesses, ailments, and conditions that can lead to impaired mobility. Illnesses that can restrict movement include cerebral palsy, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, polio, and diabetes. Disorders like arthritis and stroke can also impair your body's ability to move. Likewise, injuries causing broken bones, amputation, or spinal column trauma can lead to immobility. Even common conditions such as aging and obesity can prevent a full range of motion.

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