|Related to/Also known as||Hereditary Motor and Sensory Neuropathy|
|Symptoms||A condition which affects the peripheral nerves (in the arms and legs) and leads to progressive muscle weakness. Both the sensory nerves, which send messages back to the brain about touch and feel, and motor nerves, controlling movement, are affected.|
|Useful national contacts||CMT United Kingdom
Tel. 0800 652 6316,
Mon, Thurs, Fri 9am-3pm
Tues, Wed 9-12.30pm
|Online resources||Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (NHS Choices)
|News and events||
September is CMT Awareness Month
The 100,000 Genomes Project is looking for people with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease for research into their DNA and genes
The library at The Brain Charity has a range of reference resources on this condition and on a wide range of disability-related issues.
Visit our library to read Neuromuscular disorders in the adult: a practical manual by David Hilton-Jones, Jane Freebody, and Jane Stein. Or have a look in your local library for this book.