May is Neuropathy Awareness Month!
Our goal this May is to increase awareness about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of neuropathy. In recognition of the importance of increased awareness, Mayor Steve Adler has proclaimed May 2016 to be Neuropathy Awareness Month for Austin. You may read the proclamation here

Now, we need your help in achieving our goal. You can do that in three simple steps

  1. Tell 5 people about neuropathy and our organization's programs, and direct them to our website for additional information.
  2. Eat at Pei Wei May 14-16, give them a copy of our flyer (link below), and they will donate 20% of the proceeds of your purchase to NATX. 
  3. Attend the special educational event below on May 14th. 
If you plan to attend our May 14 event, please join us
at the Brodie Oaks location for lunch afterward!

download & print Pei Wei Flyer

Participating Locations:
Brodie Oaks Shopping Center  I  4200 S. Lamar Blvd (map)
Anderson Arbors  I  13429 N Hwy 183 (map)
Join Us for a Special Patient and Caregiver Presentation
The public is invited to attend.

Topic: "Latest Research into Neuropathy Treatments"

Who: David Cornblath, MD, Professor of Neurology, Johns Hopkins Hospital 

When: Saturday, May 14th, 10:00 AM– 11:30 AM

Where: Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church, Parlor
7127 Bee Cave Rd., Austin, TX 78746  (map)

Dr. Cornblath is paying a special visit to Austin to meet with Neuropathy Alliance of Texas and local healthcare providers, as well as to speak with neuropathy patients and caregivers. In addition to his academic role as Professor of Neurology at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Cornblath, whose practice and research focuses on peripheral neuropathies, also serves as Director of the Neurology EMG Laboratory at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Prof. Cornblath co-authored the book Diagnosis and Management of Peripheral Nerve Disorders and has published over 200 articles and book chapters. He is editor-in-chief of the Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System and a member of the Board of Directors of the GBS/CIDP Foundation International and the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy.


 Our Story
Neuropathy Alliance of Texas, an Austin-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization, dedicates itself to improving the quality of life and overall well-being of those affected by neuropathy. Because neuropathy seldom affects only the patient, we count caregivers, family and friends among our constituents. Regardless of a person’s relationship to the disease, we strive to improve the quality of life for all.

Our monthly support group meetings in three locations serve as the foundation for all our programs. They provide moral support and education. Attendees interact with and learn from each other, and expert speakers bring information across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to support group meetings, we offer
  • online meeting videos for those who cannot attend in person,
  • a lending library of relevant literature available to borrow at group meetings,,
  • newcomer information packets,
  • a website filled with resources, and
  • tai chi classes tailored for people with neuropathy.
Watch the video above to learn about our history and how we help real people live better with neuropathy.
Special thanks to our sponsors: 

Next Meetings
Austin - Westlake Hills
April 9
Topic: "How to Remain Grateful Despite Our Neuropathy"
Speaker: TBD
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
May 14
Topic: "Latest Research into Neuropathy"
Speaker: David Cornblath, MD (Johns Hopkins Hospital)
Time: 10:00-11:30 AM
April 11
Topic: "Maintaining our Perspective and Emotional Health"
Speaker: TBD 
Time: 1:00-2:30 PM
May 9
Topic: “Managing Your Neuropathic Pain”
Speaker: Matthew Kaplan, DO
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Austin - Northwest Hills
April 25
Topic: "Tai Chi for Neuropathy"
Speaker: Julie Wylie
Time: 1:30-3:00 PM
May 14
Topic: "Latest Research into Neuropathy"
Speaker: David Cornblath, MD (Johns Hopkins Hospital)
Time: 10:00-11:30 AM
NOTE: This meeting is at the West Lake Hills location.
Georgetown Tai Chi Classes 
Weekly Tai Chi classes designed for neuropathy patients meet in Georgetown, and new students are welcome. The results of several clinical studies suggest that regular participation in Tai Chi helps with balance, circulation, muscle strength and stress release. . .
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Our Latest Meeting Videos
 "Massage & Neuropathy" 
  Susan Prins, LMT, MFA
 "Aquatic Exercise for Neuropathy"
  Julie O'Connor, BS, AEA
 "Good Foot Care"
  Keith McSpadden, DPM
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  Neuropathy Alliance of Texas

Website use/disclaimers

This website has been designed for informational and educational purposes only.  It contains basic information about neuropathy and is not intended to answer individual questions or in any way substitute for informed medical advice from a physician.  You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting a qualified health care provider, and Neuropathy Alliance of Texas strongly encourages you to consult a neurologist about your symptoms and condition.  Neuropathy Alliance of Texas does not endorse any treatments, medications, articles, abstracts or products discussed herein.


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