About the Program

This is a virtual group exercise program designed to help you improve your muscular, cardiovascular, and overall health. 

The Denmark GLA:D™ Program is led by our Exercise Specialists. 

GLA:D™ is a unique, six-week, exercise-based program for people living with osteoarthritis, which aims to reduce pain, build strength, and improve physical activity.

We’ll work with you to develop:

  • learning and exercises that you can apply to everyday activities
  • habits and movement patterns that can help to keep you moving in better ways

Our Team Includes:

  • your family doctor
  • our Exercise Specialists

We’ll work on: 

  • strengthening and correcting daily movement patterns
  • training the body to move properly
  • preventing symptom progression
  • reducing pain

How it works:

GLA:D™ is a six-week exercise-based program we have started running virtually

  • 6-week program
  • two virtual-based one-hour sessions each week

Who is this course for? 

Suitable for most individuals, including those with stable, chronic conditions.

If you: 

  • have hip or knee problems
  • have osteoarthritis or another chronic condition that impacts your physical well-being
  • would like medically developed and supervised classes
  • need a scheduled and regular program

If you have any concerns or questions, please contact one of our Exercise Specialists to discuss them.

About the GLA:D program by the Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation:

 

Research from the GLA:D program in Canada has shown:

  • a mean 15-29% improvement in pain;
  • over 30% of individuals experiencing a marked improvement in activities of daily living and sports and recreation;
  • over 45% of individuals experiencing a marked improvement in quality of life;

Other outcomes include a reduction in pain intensity and reduced use of joint related pain killers.

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Schedule

Jul
21 Wed 10:45AM - 11:45AM Phone To Register: (780) 410 8000
27 Tue 6:30PM - 7:30PM Phone To Register: (780) 410 8000

GLA:D Healthy Movement Exercise Program

Osteoarthritis and other painful chronic conditions can make exercise and healthy movement feel impossible.

Our GLA:D program can help reduce pain, build strength, and improve your overall physical wellness. Learn to partner with your body to improve your physical movement patterns & maintain your mobility. We would like to help – let’s work to get your body moving right.