Tratamento fisioterapêutico da doença de Charcot-Marie-Tooth. A fisioterapia tem como objetivo abordar as incapacidades nas atividades de vida diária, auxiliando o paciente em suas deficiências e promovendo interação social, familiar e profissional.
Is there a treatment for Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease?
Abstract The Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease (CMT) causes significant muscular deficits in the affected patients, restricts daily activities (ADL), and involves a severe disability. Although the conservative intervention is the only treatment for the disease, there is no scientific evidence so far on rehabilitation treatment.
What is Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT)?
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is one of the most common inherited neurological disorders, and nearly all cases are inherited. CMT damages the body’s peripheral nerves, making them unable to activate muscles or relay sensory informaton from the limbs back to the spinal cord and the brain.
What are the types of pain associated with Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT)?
There are 2 types of pain associated with CMT: joint and muscle pain – caused by the stresses that CMT places on your body Joint and muscle pain can usually be controlled by taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen.
How can occupational therapy help with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease?
Occupational therapy can help through the use of assistive devices, such as special rubber grips on doorknobs or clothing with snaps instead of buttons. Orthopedic devices. Many people with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease require the help of certain orthopedic devices to maintain everyday mobility and to prevent injury.