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Consequences of movement restriction

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Consequences of movement restriction

  The number of people suffering from physical disabilities or restricted movement is continuously growing due to multiple factors, including ageing, population growth, and emergence of chronic diseases with physically disabling complications. Physical disability is a condition where a person’s physical functioning, mobility, dexterity, or stamina is limited [1]. Mobility impairments constitute the most common sort of disabilities (52%) [2].   Major causes Chronic diseases like cerebral palsy, cardiovascular ailments and diabetes, age-related physically disabling health conditions like atrophy of the skeletal system, bone fragility and increased susceptibility to bone fracture after the age of 35 due to osteoporosis, malignant...

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