What are the symptoms of mobility impairments?

The primary symptom that defines mobility impairments is the body's lack of a full range of motion. This can be caused by a number of injuries, illnesses, and disorders, each with its own set of symptoms in addition to restricted movement. For instance, multiple sclerosis can cause fatigue, speech, and vision problems, and people with cerebral palsy can have difficulty controlling their mouths for speaking or eating. The severity of the underlying condition affects the type of symptoms present. Other types of mobility impairment, like a broken arm, have symptoms that eventually go away.

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