I inherited Cmt Type 1A from my father whom had "club-feet" due to a lack of medical knowledge in 30's - 50's : At 17 years 1963 I had successful bone wedge removal surgery to reduce my high arches (pes-cavus) : However, beware as the total recovery times were a long 6 months for each foot ? I was then able to work for 47 years 272 days, of UNBROKEN work service for my single employer, Glasgow City Council:
However, in 1998 my Neurologist told me that my muscles would still SLOWLY, continue to deteriorate, leading to further balance, and walking problems :
He stated, "think of Cmt as if you are going down a flight of stairs very-very SLOWLY, one slow step at a time, downwards to a lower level, you then mangage/adjust the further reduction/deterioration in your overall mobility, later you will take slowly take another step downwards, and once again YOU ! and myou alone, must adjust, and apply a determined POSITIVE/METAL/MANAGEMENT/ADJUSTMENT/ as their is no current cure for Cmt:
Tell Cmt > "Get lost - Iam the boss, and you won't beat me". !