Occupational therapy will help the individual learn new ways to better handle the challenges of daily life.
Orthopedic devices, like braces or splints, or special shoes or inserts, can help the individual to walk more easily.
Thumb splints can cause a return of some dexterity. A back brace may be in order for those with scoliosis. In cases of severe deformity, surgery may be performed.
Learning About Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
Genetics Home Reference: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Fact Sheet
Mayo Clinic: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
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