GLA:D Back Program

GLA:D Back Program (For Back Osteoarthritis/Persistent Low Back Pain)

Edmonton | Physiotherapy | Massage Therapy | Acupuncture

Are you having back pain? We are excited to announce that we will be offering a solution to start tackling symptoms related to osteoarthritis long-term and get you back to doing what you love!

About the GLA:D Program:

It is an exercise-based program that originated in Denmark. This program is specifically designed for those living with Osteoarthritis (OA) in the hips, knees & back. The program has since expanded worldwide with excellent results!

The GLA:D program is a 7-week program that focuses on specific exercises & education to keep you strong and moving with osteoarthritis. This program can be broken down into two components:

Two Group Education Classes

  • Topics covered include what osteoarthritis is, risk factors, self-management techniques, how exercise benefits OA, current treatment options, how to cope with day-to-day difficulties due to OA
  • A brief assessment will also be done to determine your baseline and needs at the beginning of the program

16 Group Exercise Classes

  • Classes will run twice a week for 60 minutes each. All classes will be supervised and will provide progressions as necessary as you continue to grow in strength. Each exercise program is tailored to the individual to suit everyone’s needs.

Who can join the GLA:D Back program?

Any individual who has been diagnosed with arthritis of the spine or dealing with non-specific persistent low back pain.

How much does the program cost?

The GLA:D program costs $500.00 for the whole program – this includes the education classes & the exercise classes. This works out to just $31.25 per class!

You may be eligible to submit this expense to your benefits if you have a health spending account or wellness account **Please check with your insurance company to determine your eligibility**

Can’t attend in person? No problem! You can also attend these classes virtually!

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If you have hip or knee OA or back pain, the GLA:D Program may be right for you! Give us a call or click the button below to register!

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