Is there a gentle way to treat peroneal muscular atrophy?

Yes. Depends on what you consider gentle. Generally, physical therapy, bracing, orthotics, and conservative measures (heat/ice, analgesic balms for muscle soreness) are employed.
Treat the cause. The peroneus is the muscle on the front of the lower leg, outside the tibia. There are lots of potential causes for peroneal atrophy including mal-positioning of the end of the fibula near the knee. A do, skilled in osteopathic manipulation, should be able to evaluate, diagnose and hopefully treat the cause.

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What are the tests for peroneal muscular atrophy?

Several. Several including: muscle biopsy, peripheral nerve biopsy, electrodiagnostic studies, blood tests as well as imaging studies of the spine and possibly brain depending on other clinical symptoms or findings as well as the history of this problem and family history if pertinent. A neurologist would be the one to see for a complete evaluation. Read more...

What symptoms of peroneal muscular atrophy are the most important?

Peroneal muscles. Charcot-marie-tooth disease (hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy) is a group of hereditary disorders that affects the nerves in your arms and legs. It causes muscle weakness and decreased muscle bulk with limited decreased sensation. Foot deformities such as hammertoes and high arches are common in charcot-marie-tooth disease. Muscle weakness and loss of balance can make walking difficult. Read more...
Weakness. Peroneal muscular atrophy is also know as charcot marie tooth disease (cmt), a genetic polyneuropathy that results in foot and leg weakness, potential for falls, secondary injury due to falls (e.g. Fractures), to name a few. Without getting into too much depth, much of the debility from this condition is due to the effects of foot/ankle/leg weakness. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: Peroneal muscular atrophy?

Nerve disorders. it's when there is a deficit in the function of the perineal nerve that innervates particular muscle groups, and those group become smaller, or atrophic, because of decreased muscle innervation. Read more...

What is SMA (spinal muscular atrophy)? Is it treatable?

SMA. Genetic disorder affecting control of muscle movement, caused by loss of motor neurons in brain stem & spinal cord, leading to weakness & wasting of muscles used for activities such as crawling or walking. Treatment is palliative. Read more...