Can The Richie Brace Help Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease?

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is a rare, inherited and currently incurable neurological disorder affecting approximately 1 in 2,500 people.

It is characterised by a progressive loss of muscle tissue and touch sensation across various parts of the body.

The first symptom of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is usually foot drop, a gait abnormality characterised by an impaired ability to raise the foot at the ankle, resulting in a persistent dropping of the forefoot when walking.

The Richie Brace can be life-changing for people whose ability to walk has been impaired by Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. See our before-and-after videos here.

Do you have a foot health problem you’d like to discuss with our experienced Podiatrists?

Please contact us to make an appointment.



Foot Health Clinic is a Brisbane kids, family and active adventurers podiatry clinic. We are recognised Foot and Ankle Professionals.


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