Exercise and Physical Therapy for Inherited Neuropathies

NEW! CMTA Board Member Steve O’Donnell realized the tremendous need for a CMT physical therapy-centered exercise video series and partnered with renowned Physical Therapist/Neurologic Clinical Specialist Mike Studer to create a comprehensive fitness program.

The CMT Exercise Video Series

Created by physiotherapist Rebekah Lee, the CMT Exercise Video Series focuses on functional improvement for those living with CMT.

Physical Therapy and Exercise: Getting the Right Dose

Because CMT affects each person differently, exercise has to be tailored to the specific impairments identified and dosed effectively. As a mobility expert, a physical therapist can provide guidance in finding the optimal program.

Let’s Move!

In sketching a framework for exercise for people with CMT, we are looking at the person as a whole with the goal of making gains in mobility, independence and overall well-being.

Balance ‎Walking Stick Exercises for CMT

The Balance Walking for CMT Video Series demonstrates how using balance walking poles can dramatically increase the confidence, fitness and mobility of people living with CMT.