|Related to/Also known as||Hereditary Motor and Sensory Neuropathy|
|Symptoms of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
||Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease is 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||
Muscular Dystrophy UK
|Children & young people||CMT Kids
For young people with CMT
|Online resources||Detailed guidance on risks from coronavirus for patients with muscle-wasting conditions (Muscular Dystrophy UK)
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (NHS)
|News and events||
The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on this condition and on a wide range of disability-related issues.
Visit our library to read Charcot Marie Tooth Disease: A Practical Guide.