February 28 - March 1
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1 in 15 People have neuropathy
Chances are you know someone who has neuropathy, even if you've never heard of it. About 20 million Americans suffer from neuropathy. That’s more people than Parkinson's, HIV, and Alzheimer's COMBINED. Many people, however, do not receive a timely, or even accurate, diagnosis. Neuropathy Alliance of Texas seeks to provide neuropathy patients and their caregivers information, support, tools, resources and hope to be able to "Live Well with Neuropathy."
4 neuropathy support groups in Texas with monthly meetings featuring expert speakers from a variety of disciplines.
Tai Chi classes
Currently offered in 3 locations to help with balance, strength, proprioception, and stress relief.
Lending library, online meeting videos, network of healthcare providers, shared information in a welcoming community setting.
Joe Castelli, NATX member, Rides 23 Continuous Hours in a Bike Marathon to Support All Neuropathy Patients
Joe Castelli, a neuropathy patient and member of NATX, who was an avid cyclist before he was diagnosed with painful idiopathic neuropathy, rode for 23 hours and covered 274 miles at the Pace Bend Ultra cycling event on February 2nd. Quite a feat for someone whose feet hurt constantly! Joe completed the ride to challenge himself and
-> Continue reading Joe Castelli, NATX member, Rides 23 Continuous Hours in a Bike Marathon to Support All Neuropathy Patients
This article appeared just a few days ago on www.curetoday.com and was written by Martha Carlson. Martha has shared that winter can aggravate her chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) that causes hands and feet to feel numb, tingly and painful. We thank curetoday.com and Martha for her article that may help others here. Here is a
-> Continue reading Cold Weather Tips for Peripheral Neuropathy
As we begin a new year, NATX is asking its clients and members a few survey questions to find out what their needs and expectations are and if the current programming is meeting those needs. If you have not done so already, will you please help us by taking a few moments to answer the questions
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Now is your chance to give back and help create a positive experience for someone just like yourself. If you are interested in serving in this very worthwhile cause, we are seeking outgoing volunteers to help at each of our monthly support group meetings (take your pick! Austin West, Austin Northwest Hills, Georgetown). We ask
-> Continue reading NATX Volunteer Opportunities in the Austin area
NATX seeks ambitious community members to join the NATX board, especially those with fundraising, media, marketing, social work, or healthcare backgrounds. If you are interested, please email Nancy Herlin at nancy(at)neuropathyalliancetx.org. All nominations will be considered but are not guaranteed placement.