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What is Charcot-Marie-Tooth?

Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) is a rare, inherited, neurological disorder which affects the nerves, resulting to loss of muscle and touch sensation. CMT affects the feet, legs, hands and arms.

Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT)  is a genetically and clinically heterogeneous group of inherited disorders of the peripheral nervous system characterized by progressive loss of muscle tissue and touch sensation across various parts of the body. CMT disease is one of the most common inherited neurological disorders affecting approximately 1 in 2,500 people equating to approximately 23,000 people in the United Kingdom and 125,000 people in the USA.


I have a friend who's a wonderful person

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I have a friend who’s a wonderful person. She’s very ill with incurable cancer (it’s her third), type one diabetes, 3 heart attacks so far, arthritis, lots of pain and takes 30 pills a day to keep herself going. She’s often confined to bed but still…Continue

Spinal Blocks and CMT. My experience.

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Recently I had a spinal block due to two discs pressing on my sciatic nerve. Two days after I needed to run some errands. While I was out I had my legs just go out from beneath me not once but two times. The first time I was able to get back up and…Continue

Books on CMT or Helpful information from sources

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Hi there fellow CMTers;I have a few books I've acquired that were helpful to me when learning and trying to help myself understand CMT better. Do any of you have books or resources to recommend that has helped you? I especially recognized the…Continue

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