|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||Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (NHS)
|News and events||
October 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 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.