Current Events

 

Good Foot Care, Join Keith McSpadden, DPM

Georgetown Health Foundation, 2423 Williams Dr., Suite 101, LakeAire Shopping Center, Community Room A, Georgetown, TX 78628

Monday, February 8, 2016 at 1:00 - 2:30 pm

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General Neuropathy Presentation, Join Iris Wingrove, MD

Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Lake Travis, 200 Medical Dr., Lakeway, TX 78734

Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 10:30 am - 12 pm

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Calgary Neuropathy Association, Guest Speaker: Dr. Gerald Pfeffer, MD, FRCPC (Neurologist) Topic: Gene Discovery in Neuromuscular Disease

Wednesday, February 17, 2015 at 12:45 - 3:00 pm

Calgary Neuropathy Association Support Group has a guest speaker Dr. Gerald Pfeffer, MD, FRCPC (Neurologist) who will be speaking on "Gene Discovery in Neuromuscular Disease" on Wednesday, February 17th from 12:45 - 3:00 pm at Northmount Baptist Church Hall, 451 Northmount Dr. NW.  For more information call (403) 668-9777 or click here

 

Nutrition and Anti-Inflammatory Foods, Join Tarie Beldin, RN

Dell Jewish Community Center, Room 150C, 7300 Hart Ln., Austin, TX 78731

Monday, February 22, 2016 at 1:30 - 3:00 pm

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Measuring Your Progress, Join Sue Holstrom, RN

Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church Parlor, 7127 Bee Cave Rd, Austin, TX 78746

Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 10:30 am - 12pm

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Staying Fit with Exercise, Join TBD

Georgetown Health Foundation, 2423 Williams Dr., Suite 101, LakeAire Shopping Center, Community Room A, Georgetown, TX 78628

Monday, March 14, 2016 at 1:00 - 2:30 pm

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Massage and Neuropathy, Join Geri Ruane, LMT

Dell Jewish Community Center, Room 150C, 7300 Hart Ln., Austin, TX 78731

Monday, March 28, 2016 at 1:30 - 3:00 pm

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On-Going Events

 

 

Georgetown Tai Chi Classes

Austin, TX

Thursday mornings 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Georgetown Support Group started offering a weekly Tai Chi class designed to help neuropathy patients.  The results of several clinical studies suggest that regular participation in Tai Chi helps with balance, circulation, muscle strength and stress release.  Based on your feedback we have lined up Norm Grill, a Tai Chi instructor with over 25 years of experience.  The classes are $60.00 for 12 week cycle or $5 per class and are open to anyone interested in the benefits of Tai Chi.  To learn about the class we are developing in Austin or to register for this class, email info@neuropathyalliancetx.org or call (512) 784-2627.

 

 

Past Events

 

Acupuncture with Neuropathy, Join Jimmy Yen, LAc

Dell Jewish Community Center, Room 150C, 7300 Hart Ln., Austin, TX 78731

Monday, January 25, 2016 at 1:30 - 3:00 pm

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Measuring Your Progress, Join Sue Holstrom, RN

Georgetown Health Foundation, 2423 Williams Dr., Suite 101, LakeAire Shopping Center, Community Room A, Georgetown, TX 78628

Monday, January 11, 2016 at 1:00 - 2:30 pm

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Calgary Neuropathy Association, Guest Speaker: Dustin Ryan - Float Life...More than the gift of relaxation...How Float therapy benefits your health.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 12:45 - 3:00 pm

Calgary Neuropathy Association Support Group has a guest speaker Dustin Ryan who will be speaking on "Float Life...More than the gift of relaxation...How Float therapy benefits your health" on Wednesday, December 16th from 12:45 - 3:00 pm at Northmount Baptist Church Hall, 451 Northmount Dr. NW.  For more information call (403) 668-9777 or click here

 

Gratefulness in the Midst of Neuropathy

Dell Jewish Community Center, Room 150C, 7300 Hart Ln., Austin, TX 78731

Monday, November 23, 2015 at 1:30 - 3:00 pm

Are your symptoms getting better, worse or staying the same in between your doctor appointments?  Do you ever feel like your appointment reflects only how you are feeling that day?  Attend this meeting to learn how you can monitor how you are doing in between appointments with our evaluations.  We'll also have time for group sharing.

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Calgary Neuropathy Association, Guest Speaker: Dr. James Haxton, C DACNB - New Frontiers...Treating neuropathy with the latest research and techniques

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 12:45 - 3:00 pm

Calgary Neuropathy Association Support Group has a guest speaker Dr. James Haxton, C DACNB who will be speaking on New Frontiers...Treating neuropathy with the latest research and techniques on Wednesday, November 18th from 12:45 - 3:00 pm at Northmount Baptist Church Hall, 451 Northmount Dr. NW.  For more information call (403) 668-9777 or click here

 

Massage for Neuropathy, Join Pete Deckinga, LMT, MSSW, MDiv

Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church Parlor, 7127 Bee Cave Rd, Austin, TX 78746

Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 10:30 am - 12pm

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Nutrition for Neuropathy, Join Tarie Belton, RD

Georgetown Health Foundation, 2423 Williams Dr., Suite 101, LakeAire Shopping Center, Community Room A, Georgetown, TX 78628

Monday, November 9, 2015 at 1:00 - 2:30 pm

What eating habits help support good health for neuropathy?

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Measuring Your Progress with Your Symptoms, Join Sue Holstrom, RN

Dell Jewish Community Center, Room 150C, 7300 Hart Ln., Austin, TX 78731

Monday, October 26, 2015 at 1:30 - 3:00 pm

Are your symptoms getting better, worse or staying the same in between your doctor appointments?  Do you ever feel like your appointment reflects only how you are feeling that day?  Attend this meeting to learn how you can monitor how you are doing in between appointments with our evaluations.  We'll also have time for group sharing.

For more information click here

 

Calgary Neuropathy Association, Guest Speaker: Megan Johnston, BSc & Erin Mosca, PhD - Canadian Neuromuscular Disease Registry Learn how you can benefit...

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 12:45 - 3:00 pm

Calgary Neuropathy Association Support Group has a guest speaker Megan Johnston, BSc & Erin Mosca, PhD who will be speaking on Canadian Neuromuscular Disease Registry Learn how you can benefit.. on Wednesday, October 21st from 12:45 - 3:00 pm at Northmount Baptist Church Hall, 451 Northmount Dr. NW.  For more information call (403) 668-9777 or click here

 

Neuropathy Review - Understanding Neuropathy & Small Fiber Neuropathy, Join Yessar Hussain, MD

Georgetown Health Foundation, 2423 Williams Dr., Suite 101, LakeAire Shopping Center, Community Room A, Georgetown, TX 78628

Monday, October 12, 2015 at 1:00 - 2:30 pm

Join us as Georgetown neurologist Yessar Hussain, MD reviews diagnosis and treatment options for neuropathy and answers any questions you may have.  Dr. Hussain specializes in neuromuscular disease and neuropathies.

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Tai Chi & Neuropathy, Join Louis Knox - Can this ancient practice help your symptoms?

Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church Parlor, 7127 Bee Cave Rd, Austin, TX 78746

Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 10:30 am - 12pm

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Resolute Health Hospital Lobby, Join neurologist Alejandro Tobon, MD - Do you suffer from tingling, pain, numbness or weakness in your hands or feet?

555 Creekside Crossing, New Braunfels, TX 78130

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 1:30 pm

These are some of the symptoms that may be caused by neuropathy.  Join neurologist Alejandro Tobon, MD (Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology UT Health Science Center San Antonio) and Resolute Health Hospital for an informational seminar on treatments that may help you relieve the pain and other symptoms of neuropathy.  Call to RSVP (830) 500-6005 (RSVPs appreciated but not required.  Light snacks will be provided.)

 

Calgary Neuropathy Association, Guest Speaker: Dr. Noel Hershfield with Dan Vass & Steve Fader on Medical Cannabis for Neuropathy

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 12:45 - 3:00 pm

Calgary Neuropathy Association Support Group has a guest speaker Dr. Noel Hershfield with Dan Vass & Steve Fader who will be speaking on Medical Cannabis for Neuropathy on Wednesday, September 16th from 12:45 - 3:00 pm at Northmount Baptist Church Hall, 451 Northmount Dr. NW.  For more information call (403) 668-9777 or click here.

 

NE Ohio PN Support Group, Hosting Dr. Jinny Tavee of the Cleveland Clinic Neuromuscular Center on Mindful Meditation

Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 1:30 - 3:30 pm

NE Ohio PN Support Group is hosting Dr. Jinny Tavee of the Cleveland Clinic Neuromuscular Center who will be speaking on Mindful Mediation on Saturday, July 25th from 1:30 - 3:30 pm at the Good Shepard Christian Church, 9571 Shepard Rd., Macedonia, OH 44056.  A potluck luncheon will be served prior to the meeting 12:30 - 1:00 pm.  For more information e-mail Kay Seawright at kayseawright@twc.com.

 

FPN FACEBOOK CHAT, How to Live Well with Neuropathy

May 20, 2015 at 7 pm CST

Presenter:  Hoseted by PainPathwys Magazine and FPN, Dr. Shanna K. Patterson will be online with us to respond to your questions.  Dr. Patterson is currently the director of Electromyography (EMG) at Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital, and an assistant professor of Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai in New York City.

 

FPN FACEBOOK CHAT, Living with Neuropathy

July 9, 2014

Pam Shlemon, Executive Director of FPN, joined Cure Magazine on a facebook chat to discuss chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy.

FPN Webinar

February 5, 2014

Pam Shlemon, Executive Director of FPN, joined the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance on a webinar to discuss chemo-induced neuropathy.