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PROFILES IN CMT Interview with Amy Gander

Amy’s mother worried something was wrong with her when she was just 3 years old. “My mother said I began throwing my right leg out when I was 3. My right leg would go out from under me, and my gait was off,” said Amy. Continue reading

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Sharing the Challenges of CMT with Future Physical Therapists

by Melinda Lang Every year, for the last 3 years, I have been invited to speak to physical therapy students at a local college about living with CMT. I met the college professor, Diane, while completing a six-week course for … Continue reading

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