GLA:D PROGRAM

by Celia Gjosund

GLA:D™ Canada is an education and targeted neuromuscular exercise program developed in Denmark and has been shown to produce positive long term outcomes (1 year post program) in over 10,000 participants. Results from Denmark at one year follow-up include:
 
  • a 27% reduction in pain intensity
 
  • a 37% and 45% reduction in use of joint related pain medications for knee and hip OA participants respectively
 
  • 20% of GLA:D® participants with knee OA were on sick leave, compared to 30% at baseline
 
  • An over 30% increase in self-reported physical activity levels

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Duration:   8 Weeks

 

Cost: 12 sessions x $30/session

          = $360.00 total

(Cost can be claimed as Physiotherapy Treatments)

 

Program Includes:

  • 1 Initial Assessment

  • 2 Educational Sessions (1-1.5 hours each session)

  • 12 1-hour Supervised Progressive Exercise Sessions (twice a week X 6 weeks)

  • Follow-up after 3 months

 

Instructors: Celia Gjosund

Physio-Yoga Fusion | GLA:D Program 

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