A physical disability is any type of physical condition that significantly affects the way you are able to carry out certain everyday tasks or activities. The types of physical disabilities, their causes, and the way in which they impact a person's life are wide-ranging.
Physical disabilities can be the result of congenital birth issues, accidental injury or illness. If you would like to learn more about a specific disability or related condition, a good source of information is the A-Z on the NHS Choices website.
You may have more than one physical condition. Additionally, a particular condition might be disabling to one person but not the next. The key aspect in defining physical disability is not whether you have a specific condition, it is how that physical condition affects your daily life.
If your condition is affecting your mobility or your ability to carry out certain daily tasks, there is a lot of support, information and advice available.
You may also want to register as disabled with Hampshire County Council.
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