Good Life with osteoArthritis from Denmark (GLA:D®) is an evidence-based program aimed at improving pain, function and quality of life for people living with knee and hip osteoarthritis. GLA:D® consists of two sessions of patient education and 12 sessions of supervised, individualised exercise therapy delivered by trained physiotherapists and evaluated in a national clinical registry. The program was developed in Denmark and has been implemented internationally.
GLA:D® Australia is a group-based education and individualised exercise therapy program with compelling evidence. One year after completing GLA:D® Australian participants reported:
35-42% average pain reduction
17-29% participants reduced pain medication use
38-39% improvement in joint-related quality of life
If you would like to know more about the GLA:D program or get involved please contact the clinic on (02) 6643 5646.