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10 Treatments for Charcot Marie Tooth Disease

Overview

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is an inherited peripheral nerve disorder. The peripheral nerves are located on the surface of the brain and the spinal cord. These nerves connect the central nervous system to the rest of the body. The disease wa[read article]

Tests for Charcot Marie Tooth Disease

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Electromyography (EMG) is a diagnostic tool that evaluates muscle or nerve problems. It uses surface electrodes to assess the ability of motor neurons (the nerve ce...  More
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A nerve conduction velocity (NCV) test determines how quickly electrical signals move through a particular peripheral nerve. It is also sometimes known as a nerve c...  More
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A nerve biopsy is a testing procedure in which a small sample of a nerve is removed from your body and examined in a laboratory. Your doctor may request a nerve bio...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of t...  More
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Molecular Genetic Test
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Medical Procedures for Charcot Marie Tooth Disease

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According to the American Physical Therapy Association, the goal of physical therapy or physiotherapy is to improve mobility, restore function, reduce pain, and pre...  More
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Occupational Therapy
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Genetic Counseling
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Use of Orthopedic Devices
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