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A physical condition is defined as a dysfunction of the musculoskeletal and/or neurological body which affects the functional ability of a student to move or coordinate movement.
Physical conditions can be permanent, temporary or intermittent.
There is a wide range of conditions that may result in physical impairment. Some of these include:
A spinal cord injury usually begins with a sudden, traumatic blow to the spine that fractures or dislocates vertebrae. The extent of the physical impairment will depend on the site of injury.
Muscular Dystrophy is an inherited condition which causes progressive degeneration of the muscles
Adapted from: http://www.msmdhelp.com/overview.html
There are many forms of Arthritis such as Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis is most commonly characterised by joint inflammation and degeneration.
Adapted from: http://www.virtua.org/adam/Health%20Illustrated%20Encyclopedia/1/000431.htm