What is GLA:D Australia?

GLA:D®, Good Life with osteoArthritis: Denmarkis an education and exercise program developed by researchers in Denmark for people with hip or knee osteoarthritis symptoms and was brought to Australia in 2016.

Research from the GLA:D® program in Australia shows pain reduction, reduced analgesic consumption, reduction in perceived need for surgery, and clinically meaningful improvement in joint confidence.

GLA:D® Education and exercises provided can be applied to everyday activities, ensuring participants develop skills to self-manage their osteoarthritis. By strengthening and improving confidence with exercise, participants develop better capacity to become or stay active, prevent symptom progression and reduce pain.

The program involves group exercise sessions twice a week for six weeks and two education sessions to help manage your Osteoarthritis symptoms.

If you think this program could be suitable for you please contact Libby on 0409 002 649 or info@coastpilates.com.au.