Charcot-Marie-Tooth patients respond to AFO management

Charcot-Marie-Tooth patients respond to AFO management.

But recognizing device limits is key

By Shalmali Pal

Muscle weakness and instability associated with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease in children can be addressed with ankle foot orthoses, research suggests, but practi­tioners should be aware of the limitations of AFOs in this patient population as well as the ever-present challenge of compliance.

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