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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Impaired Motor Ability (Overview)

Impaired motor ability is a clinical finding in which a person has difficult moving due to weakness, loss of sensation, or lack of coordination.


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Can you get impaired motor ability as a symptom of dupuytren's contracture? What are the other symptoms?

Can you get impaired motor ability as a symptom of dupuytren's contracture? What are the other symptoms?

Not typical: Dupuytren's contracture begins with lumps in the palm and eventually contracts the finger into the palm. It is usually pain free and should not affect the surrounding nerves, except in unusual circumstances. http://centraljerseyhand.com/dupuytrens-contracture-surgery.htm. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Impaired Motor Ability (Overview)

Impaired motor ability is a clinical finding in which a person has difficult moving due to weakness, loss of sensation, or lack of coordination.


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Can you get impaired motor ability as a symptom of dupuytren's contracture? What are the other symptoms?

Not typical: Dupuytren's contracture begins with lumps in the palm and eventually contracts the finger into the palm. It is usually pain free and should not affect the surrounding nerves, except in unusual circumstances. http://centraljerseyhand.com/dupuytrens-contracture-surgery.htm. ...Read more

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How does your mental health affect your ability to stay focused?

How does your mental health affect your ability to stay focused?

Mental health: Problems with mental health such as anxiety or depression or attention deficit lead to poor concentration & affect your ability to stay focused. ...Read more

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Can you gradually lose your ability to perceive color over time as an adult?

Can you gradually lose your ability to perceive color over time as an adult?

Yes it is possible: Especially with the development of cataracts (clouding of the lens of the eye color perception can decrease. ...Read more

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Can there be such thing as the ability not to get addicted?

Can there be such thing as the ability not to get addicted?

No: Some have a lesser tendency for developing addiction and we our understanding of the science behind this is just at tip of the iceberg. In reality, if a substance has addictive potential (e.g. Nicotine, opiates, etc.), repeated exposure will eventually cause addiction (dependance). No one is immune. ...Read more

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Will my vision affect my ability to join the national guard?

Will my vision affect my ability to join the national guard?

Doubtful: The guard may require vision correctable to 20/20 but the eyeglass power to get to that level is usually not a criterion for guard duty. ...Read more

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Do you ever lose ability to love adults?

Do you ever lose ability to love adults?

No: Our capacity to form loving attachments is fairly fixed by the time we become adults. Barring brain damage, development of some severe mental illness, etc., an adult should not lose capacity for loving attachment to others. ...Read more

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Wsa distinguishes between musical "affinity" and "ability". What do you have to say about sudden, drastic, accelerated emergence of [all] abilities?

Wsa distinguishes between musical "affinity" and "ability". What do you have to say about sudden, drastic, accelerated emergence of [all] abilities?

Like vs can do: I am not aware of these as technical medical terms. Affinity generally means drawn to, to want to be a part of, feeling at ease with something. Ability means the potential to learn a skill or to possess a skill. People can have affinity to music but not be able to learn to play music. Cases of sudden emergence without practice usually to brain processes causing a change in structure or function. ...Read more

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