Evidence Based Management of OA: GLA:D™ Virtual Certification Courses 2021


GLA:D™ Canada is an 8-week education and exercise program for individuals with knee and/or hip osteoarthritis or symptoms of osteoarthritis. The program was developed in Denmark, where it has shown to reduce the progression of pain symptoms by 27%, reduce use of painkillers, time off sick leave, and improve physical activity levels at 1-year post program. The program is composed of 3 parts:

  • 2-3 education sessions
  • 12 sessions tailored neuromuscular exercises, and
  • a national database for quality monitoring (your clinic will have access to its own participant’s data)