It’s September, So Supporters Are Marking CMT Awareness Month

It’s September, So Supporters Are Marking CMT Awareness Month

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It’s September, So Supporters Are Marking CMT Awareness Month

From sporting special gear to joining a “Band Together” class — a workout session using resistance bands to improve range of motion among Charcot-Marie-Tooth patients — supporters are marking CMT Awareness Month, observed each September. Advocates say heightening awareness is vital to increasing the recognition, diagnosis, understanding, and management of CMT, a group of inherited peripheral nervous system diseases that affect an estimated one in 2,500 U.S. residents and 2.6 million people globally. To help…

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