Clinical Practice 1:  CMT - Why Feet Matter

This resource is the first in a series that have recently been developed by Prof Josh Burns and the Centre for Research Excellence in Neuromuscular Disorders. They have developed the practice brief to provide guidance on foot care for individuals with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT). The resource is especially developed for frontline allied health clinicians such as Podiatrists, Physiotherapists, Orthotists and Pedorthists.

Please click onto the PDF below for the information.


A Guide to Physical and Occupational Therapy for CMT

We thank the CMTA USA for their permission to use this publication here in Australia.

Under the leadership of world-class CMT clinicians including Professor Joshua Burns from Australia, the CMTA USA sponsored a workshop and brought together physical and occupational therapists from the CMTA USA’s Centers of Excellence to collaborate on a guide to help therapists better understand and manage CMT. They have created this comprehensive guide for you. 

This first-of-its-kind publication outlines the assessment and care of people with CMT. As CMT manifests so differently from person to person, this guide, based on research, experience and patient input, will optimize collaboration between physical and/or occupational therapists and patients, helping ensure the best possible care for specific CMT management. 

Please click here to download your copy now.

The goal of CMT Australia is to provide you with the vital information you need to assist people with CMT to lead the best lives possible. This invaluable document will assist you to safely make educated decisions regarding a rehabilitative plan of action to empower people with CMT to maintain function and quality of life.