Jump to content
CrazyBoards.org

CMT anyone?


Recommended Posts

  • 1 month later...

I've just been preliminarly diagnosed with CMT(Charlot-Marie-Tooth), anyone here have any experience with it? At least it helps explain why I'm so bad at sport.

I was diagnosed with CMT 12 years ago. The progression of the disease is very slow for me, thank God. I have very weak ankles, claw toes and a very high arch. Also very weak muscles in my lower legs. I wear AFO's (Ankle-Foot-Orthoses). They're braces made of a lightweight plastic material. I can't walk on uneven surfaces and I use a cane for balance. (I tend to tip backwards). It's a fairly common form of Muscualr Dystrophy that usually doesn't incapacitate people, though there are cases of people who have a severe form of it.

How are you dealing with it? What are your symptoms and have you been biopsied?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

×
×
  • Create New...