The GLA:D™ Canada Program is led by our Exercise Specialists.
GLA:D™ is a unique, seven-week, education and exercise program for people living with stiff and/or painful knees and/or hips, or those with knee and/or hip osteoarthritis. Research from GLA:D™ in Denmark shows participants report less pain, reduced use of pain killers, fewer individuals on sick leave, and being more physically active.
We’ll work with you on:
improving your knowledge of osteoarthritis, risk factors and symptoms
coping with the difficulties of daily activities associated with osteoarthritis
controlling your movements and proper posture
building muscular strength through functional exercises
learning how to apply the exercises to everyday activities
Our Team Includes:
your family doctor
our Exercise Specialists
We’ll work on:
education about osteoarthritis and the self-management of symptoms
neuromuscular exercises that teach you how to control your movements and build muscular strength
How it works:
GLA:D™ is a seven-week exercise-based program we have started running virtually.
two, virtual one-hour sessions each week
Who is this course for?
Patients must meet specific GLA:D™ criteria in order to join this group program.
If you have questions, please contact us at 780-410-8000 so you can speak with one of our Exercise Specialists.
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.