Exercise/Physical Therapy

Where can I find out more about exercise and physical therapy for CMT? The CMTA has an online series of articles and videos on exercise and CMT: https://www.cmtausa.org/living-with-cmt/managing-cmt/exercise/ Here are…

Exercise and Nutrition for CMT Disease

…CMT. Exercises you can do at home – for examples, watch exercise videos with Rebekah Lee, a physiotherapist living with CMT. Yoga Pilates Tai chi Exercise and Physical Therapy for…

Let’s Move!

To exercise or NOT to exercise? If you have received conflicting advice about the role of exercise in CMT, you are not alone! Not a CMT clinic day goes by…

The CMT Exercise Video Series

Created by physiotherapist Rebekah Knight (formerly Lee), the CMT Exercise Video Series focuses on functional improvement for those living with CMT. Part 1: Ankle Balance and Proprioception Part 2: Lower…

Webinar Recordings

…part of the CMTA community. Skilled Physical Therapy and Exercise to Improve Function and Quality of Life in CMT December 19, 2013 “Skilled Physical Therapy and Exercise to Improve Function…

Balance ‎Walking Stick Exercises for CMT

…his Nordic walking stance Exercise walking? Some of us just want to increase our confidence on stairs, step gracefully over a curb or get help with a weak ankle or…

Children/School

…clinical progression is noted, especially in adults. What is the best physical exercise for children with CMT? Strengthening exercises may be beneficial if confined to proximal muscles, such as knee…

Muscular Atrophy and CMT

…neurogenic atrophy sets in with that same muscle, the atrophy becomes nonrecoverable. This is why CMT specialists and the CMTA recommends exercise for CMT patients. While exercise does not treat…