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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.
Ten years ago when my then undiagnosed peripheral neuropathy went into overdrive, I stepped into a local gym believing that structured exercise would help curb the mysterious and unrelenting pain which had been increasingly haunting me for 45 years. My sensory and motor skills along with my diminishing strength made me feel helpless and frightened.
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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
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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
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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.