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Season 1

Jan. 19, 2024

Dr. Stillwell

Finding the right shoes when you have CMT can be a major challenge. The CMTA presents CMT 4 Me, its official community podcast. Join hosts Chris and Liz O. as they share a conversation with podiatrist Dr. Greg Stilwell and …

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Dec. 18, 2023

CMTA Progress Through Unity With Gilles Bouchard, Laurel Richardson, …

The CMTA presents CMT 4 Me, its official community podcast. Join hosts Chris and Liz O. as they pull up a chair with three passionate CMTA advocates: Gilles Bouchard, Jeana Sweeney, and Laurel Richardson. In an honest, free-f...

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Nov. 16, 2023

Hazel's Wisdom: Living Boldly with CMT

Join us for a heartwarming chat with 10-year-old Hazel and the Coldiron family on CMT 4 Me! 💫 Discover how they face CMT with unwavering positivity and determination. Hazel's advice for an awesome life? "Don't let CMT limit y...

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Oct. 16, 2023

Ricky Biagiola-CMT Didn't Silence His Beat

In this poignant episode, we're honored to share the deeply personal story of Rick Biagiola, an accomplished drummer who rose to fame with the 1960s rock band The Outsiders. Known for their hit "Time Won't Let Me," the band b...

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Sept. 21, 2023

Best of CMT 4 ME

In honor of CMT Awareness Month, this episode is dedicated to helping listeners navigate the vast seas of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. As we sail through September, dubbed #CMTAM23, we're amplifying voices that echo the exper...

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July 19, 2023

Living Life Undeterred: Camilla's Story of Rare CMT Dominant Intermed…

In this moving episode of the CMT 4 Me podcast, your hosts Liz O. and Chris, a dynamic brother-sister duo, welcome a special guest, Camilla Stivenson, who shares her unique journey with CMT Dominant Intermediate E (CMT-DIE) w...

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June 22, 2023

Understanding Anxiety and Embracing Transformation with Arda Ozdemir

In this enlightening episode of "CMT 4 Me," hosts Chris and Elizabeth welcome Arda Ozdemir, a spiritual mentor, executive life coach, and author. Arda shares his transformative journey from a finance executive to a life coach...

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May 17, 2023

Victoria Berezovich: From Reality TV Celebrity to CMTA Star

On this episode of the CMT 4 Me, Chris and Liz O introduce Edmonton CMTA Branch leader Victoria Berezovich. Victoria is known as CMT Barbie because she is a model with Kello Inclusive. She’s also one of the stars of …

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April 19, 2023

Thriving Despite The Pain: Jeff Seitzer's Inspiring Story

In this episode, we hear from Jeff Seitzer, a stay-at-home dad, and author of "The Fun Master," who was diagnosed with CMT at a young age. Despite facing incredible challenges, Jeff has shown remarkable resilience and positiv...

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March 15, 2023

Pedaling Beyond CMT: Featuring Dan and John Morgan

In this episode of CMT 4 Me, Chris and Liz O. meet with Dan and John Morgan, two brothers with CMT to discuss their experiences living with the disease. As brothers, Dan and John have a unique bond and understanding …

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Feb. 15, 2023

Assistive Technology with Ashley McLeroy

In this episode of the CMT 4 Me podcast, we are joined by Ashley, a rehabilitation engineer with CMT. Ashley shares with us what a typical day looks like for her and what her focus is, which is to use …

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Jan. 19, 2023

Embracing My CMT: Strategies For Building A Fulfilling Life

Happy New Year! Thank you for tuning into the first CMT 4 Me episode of 2023! We are excited to kick off the year by sharing the story of Maddie, a young woman in grad school at the University of …

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Nov. 30, 2022

Psychotherapist David Tannenbaum: Secrets to Happiness Despite Chroni…

Do you try to ignore your CMT? Do you keep those feelings bottled up inside because you don’t have anyone with whom you can relate? Do you think no one will understand? Maybe you feel like it is nobody’s business …

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Nov. 2, 2022

CMTA's Groovin' Jonah Berger shares the Magic of Camp Footprint and m…

An old soul with a big heart, Jonah Berger brings wisdom and youthful energy to every moment of every day. In this episode of CMT 4 Me, Jonah gets personal about his upbringing, family life, the Pickle Witch (yes, the …

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Oct. 5, 2022

80s are the New 40s! CMTA Leaders Beverly and Frank Wurzel are Unstop…

The CMTA has evolved and grown exponentially over the past 20 years, and if you have not been around to witness the transformation, you need to listen to the voices of longtime CMTA volunteers and branch leaders Beverly and F...

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Aug. 17, 2022

Support. Love. Family. with Julia and Herb Beron

Julia and Herb Beron share a moving story of courage, resilience, and autonomy. Julia's never known life without CMT. Having had falls, foot and knee surgeries, hearing loss, and a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes, Julia, with he...

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July 20, 2022

Get to Know the Hosts of CMT 4 ME, Chris and LizO

Comin’ at you! What do you get when you mix chaotic creativity with organized comedy? You get the #1 CMT Podcast available today: CMT 4 Me. Despite being polar opposites, this brother-sister team brings it all together in an ...

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June 29, 2022

Looking for a Good Physical Therapist (PT)? Tips for CMTers by a PT w…

Looking for a good Physical Therapist (PT)? Tips for CMTers by a PT with CMT: Kelly Chilson Dsc, DPT, COMT *Kelly addresses questions from the CMTA Facebook Discussion Group. *As an insider, Kelly gives advice on recovering w...

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June 2, 2022

Actress Liane Schirmer Advocates for Inclusion in Hollywood

Direct, refreshing, and vibrant, Liane Schirmer talks about her late-set CMT diagnosis with humor and acceptance. As an actress in a world where roles are quite scarce for people with physical impairments, her career was on t...

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May 5, 2022

CMT Will Not Get the Best of Me with Tom duPont

Tom duPont is a successful entrepreneur, community leader and family man living with CMT. Early in his diagnosis, he decided to meet CMT head-on by trying many different therapies, embracing those which slowed down the progre...

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April 13, 2022

Dr. Glenn Pfeffer: Don’t Live with Crooked Feet!

Dr. Glenn Pfeffer reveals a fib he told his first CMT patient. No one with a crooked foot should live with it! The goal of CMT foot surgery? Make the foot flat. Avoid Amputation. Ankle fusion – No, thank you! …

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March 23, 2022

Bethany Meloche: The Ride of a Lifetime: Covid and Beyond

Feel the fear and do it anyway. The moment Bethany realized body and mind were sick. Overwhelmed, Anxious, and Depressed. The shocking things people say! Marriage: Support is a 2-way street. In her 30 years on this planet wit...

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March 2, 2022

Psychotherapist Abby Havermann Reveals Key Elements to Raising Happy …

Psychotherapist turned coach, author, and NeuroChangeSolutions trainer Abby Havermann, mom of a child with CMT 2A, focuses on taking charge of her life by consciously choosing who she wants to be every day. Incorporating the ...

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Feb. 9, 2022

Kenny B. Raymond: The Voice of Bona Fide CMT Information

Kenny’s heart-felt narrative reveals the life of the man with a wicked sense of humor and a wealth of CMT knowledge. Despite his CMT-related breathing issues, upcoming foot surgeries, and chronic pain, his deep laughter defin...

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