BEST FIRST LINE TREATMENT FOR HIP AND KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS
GLA:D (Good life with osteoArthritis: Denmark), is an evidence based education and exercise program developed by researchers in Denmark for people with hip or knee osteoarthritis. You will work on strengthening your body, as well as learning to move correctly and manage symptoms.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The program consists of 14 total sessions
> 2 education sessions
> 12 supervised exercise sessions performed over 6 weeks
You will be required to attend an initial appointment for assessment, and a follow up appointment at 3 months to measure progress.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS
Researchers of GLA:D found patients had:
> improved joint confidence
> reduced pain
> improved quality of life
> less sick leave
> were less likely to feel the need for surgery.
Private health rebates are available for all GLA:D sessions. Rebates through medicare may be available at the discretion of your GP via care plans or DVA for your initial appointment of follow up appointment.
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