Western Neuropathy Association

Hope through caring, support, research, education, and empowerment


The Western Neuropathy Association is pleased to offer the following DVDs to help people learn more about neuropathy and related subjects. We will continue to develop more selections, so check back periodically to see what is new.

Each of our support groups receives a copy of our DVDs. They may elect to show one at a meeting, or to have it available for members to borrow.  Check with your local support group for their procedures.

If you would like your own copy of a DVD you may order online using the buttons below, or, if you prefer, you may complete our order form and pay by check.

Our video program has been made possible through the generous gifts of WNA member Bill Heisinger, which have enabled us to purchase our video camera, DVD duplicator and printer, and related equipment. We are also grateful to our speakers, who have permitted us to record and distribute their presentations, and to the Neuropathy Action Foundation, which has let us record at the Neuropathy Action Awareness Day events.


Interview with Dominick Spatafora – Founder and President of Neuropathy Action Foundation
Hear his compelling and personal story about how his experiences and challenges in seeking care for his neuropathy developed into his, now strong, advocacy organization.

Doctor/Patient Relationships  Featuring - Lt. Col. Gene Richardson

The presenter discusses doctor/patient relationships and how to unlock doors when your working with your doctor. 

Patients Helping Patients Featuring - Lt. Col. Gene Richardson

The presenter discusses the principles and goals for patients helping patients.

Video List

  • Mae Denman and Sandra Vinson - Gentle Yoga  *BESTSELLER*
  • Dr. Peter Skaff - Peripheral Neuropathy: What It Is and What Can Be Done About It  *POPULAR*
  • Dr. Jeffrey Ralph - A Review of Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Annual Conference 2014 (Dr. William Donovan, M.D., Dominick Spatafora)
  • Gene Richardson - Coping With Chronic Neuropathy   *NEW*

dvd_yoga1.jpgGentle Yoga

Mae Denman, a certified yoga teacher with a studio in West Sacramento, and WNA Board Member Emeritus and West Sacramento group leader Sandra Vinson team up to offer a private session of gentle yoga designed specifically for people with peripheral neuropathy and other physical challenges. After a brief explanation of how and why yoga works, they go through a variety of easy exercises designed to facilitate breathing and easierGentle Yoga moving. Mae does not believe in the “no pain, no gain” philosophy. She understands the needs of people with disabilities, and her techniques are healthy and helpful.

This DVD features 43 separate exercises, each of which has been marked as a chapter on the DVD menu. That way, viewers can easily go directly to any exercise desired, or repeat it as much as they’d like. The DVD also features demonstrations by both Mae and Sandra of the “daily dozen,” a collection of exercises for starting and ending the day. An WNA Production.

Dr. Jeffrey Ralph—A Review of Peripheral Neuropathy

This presentation by Dr. Jeffrey Ralph, neurologist and Director of the UC San Francisco Neuropathy Center, was made in October 2005 and professional recorded by Channel 28 Productions and the Golden Rain Foundation. DVD Item # RALPH1005D. CD Item # RALPH1005C.

Dr. Peter Skaff—Peripheral Neuropathy:  What It Is and What Can Be Done About It

This Sacramento-area neurologist spoke at the Eskaton Village in Fair Oaks in September 2008.  DVD Item # SKAFF0908D. CD Item # SKAFF0908C.

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