Virginia Arthritis Advisory Council

The Virginia Arthritis Program has developing a group of health care providers as the Virginia Arthritis Council to:

  • Become physician or healthcare provider referral champions.
  • Work as a group on a bi-directional referral process for individuals with arthritis to be referred to Arthritis Appropriate Evidence-Based Interventions (AAEBIs), also known as lifestyle management programs, focusing on self-management education or physical activity.
  • Participate in collaborative projects around arthritis pain management, prescribing practices, etc.