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Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) is a rare, inherited, neurological disorder which affects the nerves, resulting in progressive loss of muscle and touch sensation affecting the feet, legs, hands and arms. CMT disease affects approximately 1 in 2,500 people.
Hi Everyone, Doctor asked today if I would consider keyhole surgeryon my toes. He said it just involves a small cut under each toe. No pins, removing of bones or hospitals. He would move the tendons around. It should take care of the overlapping of…Continue
Hi Everyone- I'm very thankful to have found this group! I'll try to summarize my experience in a nutshell:I'm an almost 53 year old woman, wife and mother of 4, full-time elementary school teacher, and just found out that I have CMTX through the…Continue
Happy Friday! I was just talking to a coworker and mentioned how sore my legs are from just walking across the parking lot. I have told this particular person before that I have CMT and that is why I can't walk very far without pain. He says to…Continue
Hi. I am so glad to have found this group. I'm 40 and was diagnosed with CMT a year ago this month. I've always suspected something "wasn't right" but just chalked it up to being out of shape. I thought if I'd just work out more then I would…Continue
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