The treatments for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2R vary depending on the severity of the condition. Generally, treatments focus on managing symptoms and preventing further progression of the disease. These treatments may include:
• Physical therapy: Physical therapy can help improve muscle strength, flexibility, and coordination.
• Orthotics: Orthotics, such as braces, splints, and shoe inserts, can help support weakened muscles and joints.
• Medications: Certain medications, such as pain relievers and muscle relaxants, can help reduce pain and improve muscle function.
• Surgery: Surgery may be recommended in some cases to correct deformities or to release pressure on nerves.
• Assistive devices: Assistive devices, such as canes, walkers, and wheelchairs, can help improve mobility.