GLA:D™ Canada is an 8-week education and exercise program for those with still, painful knees, hips, or those with hip osteoarthritis.

Research from GLA:D™ in Denmark shows participants report:

  • less pain
  • reduced use of pain killers
  • fewer individuals on sick leave
  • being more physically active

Register for the GLA:D™ Canada Program

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About The Program

GLA:D™ Program

2 OR 3 90-MINUTE EDUCATION SESSIONS WILL TEACH GLA:D™ CANADA PARTICIPANTS ABOUT:

  • what is osteoarthritis, risk factors and symptoms
  • currently available treatment for osteoarthritis
  • how to self-manage your symptoms
  • why and how exercise can help with your osteoarthritis
  • how to cope with the difficulties of daily activities associated with osteoarthritis

12 NEUROMUSCULAR EXERCISE SESSIONS 60-MINUTE GROUP EXERCISE SESSIONS TWICE A WEEK FOR 6 WEEKS, LED BY A CERTIFIED THERAPIST. 

  • learn how to control your movements and proper posture 
  • build muscular strength through functional exercises
  • learn how to apply these exercises to everyday activities

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Data Collection for Quality Monitoring

The program measures how you’re doing at your first visit, 3 and 12 months after you have started the program. This information will help us monitor how the program is working for people with osteoarthritis all over Canada and ultimately will help us improve the program.