Osteo-arthritic conditions

DO YOU WANT TO STAY ACTIVE BUT YOUR HIPS AND KNEES HAVE YOU WORRIED?

THESE MAY BE SYMPTOMS OF OSTEOARTHRITIS (OA).

 

HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT GLA:D®?

  • GLA:D® is an 8-week education and exercise program developed in Denmark for people with symptoms of knee or hip OA
  • GLA:D® is being launched across Canada as GLA:D™ Canada

 

WHAT CAN GLA:D™ CANADA DO FOR YOU? 

  • This program will teach you the right way to move to reduce your pain and stiffness
  • In Denmark, people taking the GLA:D® program

    • have reduced pain
    • take fewer pain killers
    • take less time off work
    • are able to be more active
  • GLA:D™ Canada is for everyone with symptoms of hip or knee OA!

WHAT DOES THE PROGRAM INCLUDE? 

  • An assessment by a Registered Physiotherapist to gather baseline information about your current functional ability and ensure you are a good candidate for the program
  • Two 90-minute education sessions that will teach you about the symptoms and risk factors of osteoarthritis, treatment and self-management options, as well as tips on how to overcome everyday challenges
  • Twelve 60-minute exercise sessions guided by a Physiotherapist that will help improve posture, build strength and you will learn how to apply these exercises in everyday activities.
  • Group setting (no more than 8 participants) decreases the individual cost for participants

 

To learn more about the GLA:D™ Canada Program, please visit gladcanada.ca for more information.

How do you get started?

Call us to find out more information and to schedule your initial consultation.

Disclaimer:

This website provides general information about our services and various conditions. It is not intended to be used for self-assessment or treatment, and is not a substitute for an individualized treatment plan developed by a registered physiotherapist.