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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."
5 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.
A HUGE thank you to everyone that attended our Topgolf Fundraiser on November 4, 2018. With your help, we raised over $11,000 to support those with neuropathy in our community. We would especially like to thank our sponsors:
Planning for the holiday travel can be a stressful process. If you or a loved one has neuropathy, there are additional considerations to make as you plan for holiday travel. Below are a few things to think about as you pack your bags. 1. Bring a medical history list. Before you leave home, be sure
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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
I started taking Tai Chi classes for my arthritis in May, and while it was fun and good exercise, I didn’t notice much difference in the first few weeks. Then one day, I noticed that my legs didn’t get tired while I had been standing for a long time. Without realizing it, I had been applying
-> Continue reading Tai Chi Has Helped Me! -Mary B.
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.