CMT FACTS: Surgery
Frequently Asked Questions
Advice for parents of children with CMT
As parents, it may be hard to face the possibility that your child has CMT and needs surgery. But avoiding the signs will only increase the possibility that your child will need invasive procedures. Go to our list of CMT's Top 10 Symptoms to learn what to look for and read more about how CMT can affect the hands of young children.
If you are considering surgery for your child, here is a list of common procedures: Orthopaedic Surgery for the child with CMT
Many pediatricians misinterpret CMT symptoms so if you think your child is showing signs of CMT consult a specialist. The sooner you do so, the better. If treated early and adequately, children with CMT may be able to avoid surgery.