GLA:D®, Good Life with osteoArthritis: Denmark, is an education and exercise program developed by researchers in Denmark for people with hip or knee osteoarthritis symptoms.

Research from the GLA:D® program in Australia shows an average pain reduction of 36%, reduced analgesic consumption, reduction in perceived need for surgery, and clinically meaningful improvement in joint confidence.

74% of those who desired surgery prior to completing the GLA:D®  program had not undergone surgery and no longer desired surgery at 12 months.

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Is your hip or knee pain so bad that you are considering surgery? Try GLA:D® First.

Education and exercises provided can be applied to everyday activities, ensuring participants develop skills to self-manage their osteoarthritis. By strengthening and improving confidence with exercise, participants develop better capacity to become or stay active, prevent symptom progression and reduce pain.

  • Initial Assessment with a Physio
  • 6 week Program (2 classes per week for 6 weeks), taught by GLA:D® trained physios
  • 2 free Education Sessions – teaching you about osteoarthritis and exercise
  • 3 month follow up assessment with a Physio

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Read our insight Osteoarthritis and GLA:D®


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Classesview our timetable here
Education Sessions:

  • Session 1: 21 Oct 2023 1:30pm – 3:30pm – Understanding osteoarthritis and it’s treatment options
  • Session 2: 28 Oct 2023 1:3pm – 3:30pm – Exercise, diet and self-management of osteoarthritis.

Anyone is welcome to attend these free education sessions, you do not need to be part of program or an existing patient. Bookings are essential.

Call us on 6262 9664 oremail [email protected]



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