Best first treatment for hip & knee arthritis in Craigieburn and Epping.
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Good Life with Arthritis: Denmark, or GLA:D®, is an education and exercise program developed by researchers in Denmark for people with hip or knee osteoarthritis (OA) symptoms.
What does GLA:D® involve?
The GLA:D® Exercise & Education Program is based on the latest research about OA. It also includes feedback from people with OA and trainers on what works in the real world to help patients manage OA symptoms regardless of severity.
GLA:D® Australia training consists of:
- Functional Assessment
- Two education sessions (1.5 hours) which teach you about osteoarthritis and best line of treatment management
- Group neuromuscular training (1 hour) sessions twice a week for six weeks to improve muscle control of the joint
- Reduced symptoms and improved quality of life
Cost: $7.70 per session
PLEASE NOTE TIMES DIFFER ACROSS LOCATIONS.
Please advise if attending - no sessions public holidays.
Exercise sessions: Mondays & Thursdays 2:30 - 3:30pm
Education sessions: Every second Monday (3:30-5:00pm)
Location: DPV Health (Craigieburn)
55 Craigieburn Road, Craigieburn
Register or enquire: 1300 234 263
Exercise sessions: Mondays & Thursdays 1:30 - 2:30pm
Location: DPV Health (Epping)
187 Cooper Street, Epping
Register or enquire: 9409 8724