Bone deformity

the definition

It is defined as: severe bone weakness that negatively affects the child’s educational performance. The term includes disabilities resulting from: congenital anomaly, Defects resulting from disease such as polio and bone tuberculosis, Defects resulting from weakness are due to other reasons, such as: Cerebral Palsy, amputation, Fractures or burns that cause contractures.

the date

  • According to the US Department of Education, the prevalence of osteoporosis is approximately 1.0 percent of all students classified as special education.

the reasons

Bone weakness is often divided into three main categories:

  1. Motor neuron disorders: Abnormality or damage to the brain and spine, Spinal Cord , Or nerves that send impulses to the body’s muscles.
  2. Degenerative diseases: These are diseases that affect motor movement.
  3. Cardio-musculoskeletal disorders Defects or diseases of the muscles or bones.
  4. Disabilities resulting from congenital anomalies, For example clubfoot, The absence of some members, etc.
  5. Disabilities resulting from illness, for example: Polio and tuberculosis.


  • The child may be born with joint deformities, Or muscular dystrophy. Acquired causes can include illness, injury or surgery, Injury or surgery may result in the loss of a limb, muscle spasms, or bone loss, which may make movement difficult.


  • Treatments for weak bones include: surgery, braces, Prosthetics or orthotics.
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