What is GLA:D?

GLA:D, or Good Life with Arthritis, is an education and exercise program developed by researchers in Denmark for people suffering from symptoms associated with hip or knee osteoarthritis.

At Beaumaris Physio & Health we have a physiotherapist that has received intensive training, which enables her to be registered with the international organisation of GLA:D accredited therapists.

What Does GLA:D consist of?

  • An initial appointment to measure you current functional ability
  • Two education sessions
  • Specific group exercise program twice a week for six weeks in our state of the art, fully equipped rehab gym
  • A review at 3 months with your physiotherapist

The Research:

According to the latest research into the effectiveness of GLA:D.  It has been shown to:

  • Reduce pain in the hip and knee by 27% and 33% respectively
  • Improve quality of life by 20% and 29%
  • Lead to less participants desiring surgery after completing the program

Making a booking is easy.  Book online or call one of our friendly admin staff on 9589 3264.  You can also email us for more information info@beaumarisphysio.com.au