The 4 W's of the GLA:D Program
What is GLA:D?
GLA:D®, or Good Life with Arthritis: Denmark, is an education and exercise program developed by researchers in Denmark for people with hip or knee osteoarthritis symptoms. GLA:D® uses education and exercise to help with daily activities.
Who will be taking the classes, and what will I be doing?
You will work on strengthening your body, as well as learning to move correctly and manage symptoms to improve pain with our expert Physio and owner of St Ives Physiotherapy, Hillary Simon.
Where will the Classes be?
The Exercise Centre
-The Studio and the Gym
Level 1, 196 Mona Vale Rd
St Ives NSW 2075
When should I come?
Twice a week for 6 weeks. The classes will be held every Monday at 12pm and every Thursday at 11:15. Hillary Simon will guide you through 12 sessions in total, including two education sessions teaching you about osteoarthritis and exercise. You will need to book an Assessment Consultation with a Physiotherapist prior to starting the classes.
This would suit me perfectly! When can I start?
Classes begin on Monday 1st August 2022.
Please give us a call to book in ASAP on 9144 1118.
You'll be glad you did!
Are you looking to decrease pain, decrease medication use, increase walking speed and the overall quality of your life? Come join us at St Ives Physiotherapy in our GLA:D program where we can guide you on the path to achieving your goals.
Check out these awesome results from the GLA:D program.
Want to learn more about GLA:D?
The ABC recently wrote an article interviewing GLA:D participants, exploring the benefits the program has brought to their lives.
"The Australian GLA:D program found 3 in 4 people report reduced pain, improved quality of life, and the reduced desire to have surgery."
To read the full article head to this link: