for Veterans, Children and Adults

7:30am - 1:30pm

BIRMINGHAM - May 25, 2019
BALTIMORE - August 17, 2019
MIAMI - August 31, 2019

Register to Attend for CME/CEU credits

Register to attend Arthritis Repair Day  as a general attendee or as a medical professional to obtain CME / CEU offered in the field of rheumatology. Credits available for Physician Assistants, Social Workers, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and other Healthcare Providers.

Donate to Arthritis Repair

Your donation to Arthritis Repair Day helps to make a huge difference in the lives of those suffering from Arthritis related diseases.

Arthritis Repair Day is an initiative of PDI Veterans Repair, Inc.  which is a 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax-deductible.

Register for an Exhibit Booth or to be a Sponsor

Do you have therapeutic services or products that will benefit attendees suffering from Arthritis Related diseases? Would you like to be featured as a Sponsor of this event? Register for an exhibit booth/sponsorship here. 

Arthritis Repair Day Proclamation

The City of Birmingham has officially recognized May 25 as Arthritis Repair Day. Click below to view the official proclamation.

Purpose and Mission

The purpose and mission of Arthritis Repair Day is to help prevent and alleviate disability related to Arthritis, Osteoporosis, and Autoimmune diseases.

We are committed and prepared to help lessen the rheumatology crisis in our geographic area.

The center reaches out to healthcare professionals including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers and physical/ occupational therapists by providing educational opportunities with CME/CEU credits offered in the field of rheumatology.

Through outreach to nurse practitioners and physician assistants, we are making them aware of the need and opportunities in rheumatology.  A significant difference can and will be made in the supply and demand of rheumatology caregivers.

Facts about Arthritis

About 1 in 4 adults in Alabama reported doctor diagnosed arthritis

Doctor-diagnosed arthritis is more common in women (32%) than in men (23%)

Doctor-diagnosed arthritis is more common in whites (31%) and blacks (24%) than Hispanics (15%)

Among race and sex demographics, white females have the highest prevalence of doctor diagnosed arthritis (35%) and black males have the lowest (18%)

Objectives of Arthritis Repair Day

Decrease pain and suffering due to arthritis. Assist with early diagnosis and  treatment of arthritis by educating individuals regarding the different types of arthritis and the fact that treatment options are available.

Provide  educational seminars and workshops to health care professionals and offer CME (continuing medical education) units and CEU’s (continuing educational units). Provide educational seminars to the public by way of health and wellness fairs and faith based events.

There are more than 100 different types of arthritis to include Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Gout, and Lupus. Doctor diagnosed arthritis is defined as having been diagnosed with arthritis or other rheumatic conditions by a physician or health professional.

Arthritis is a leading cause of disability in Alabama is arthritis.

Our Recent Work

Principles that cause disproportionate burdens

Keynote Speaker
Rueben C. Warren D.D.S., Dr. P.H., M.Div. (appears in Part III)

National Bioethics Center
Tuskegee, University

Saturday March 18th, 2017
8AM to 2:30PM

2525 East South Boulevard
Montgomery, AL. 36116

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Keynote Speaker
Dr Christopher Adams

Rheumatology Center
East Alabama Medical Center
Opelika, AL

August 9, 2016

Educating on Gout

Dr Adam C Dooley
 Orthopedic Surgeon

East Alabama’s “Go-To” Center
For Orthopaedic Care
Opelika, AL

August 9, 2016

Lupus Explained

Keynote Speaker
Professor Alveta Reese
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Tuskegee University

The 1st Annual Children & Adults Arthritis
& Osteoporosis Re.P.A.I.R
Opelika, AL 

August 9, 2016


Rheumatoid Arthritis 

Keynote Speaker
Molly Reeves MSN, NP-C CRNP

 East Alabama Medical Center 
1st Annual Children & Adults Arthritis
& Osteoporosis Re.P.A.I.R.
Opelika, AL

August 9, 2016

Presented by:
PDI Faith Based Initiatives Veterans RePAIR

 Jones Chapel Fairfield Action Task Inc.

to be held at 
Daniel Payne College
1500 Daniel Payne Drive
Birmingham, Alabama 35214

Mailing Address

732 Montgomery Highway
Suite 274
Birmingham, AL 35216

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