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GLA:D to have an evidence-informed approach for painful knees and hips

Lauren Finestone

An evidence-based physiotherapy program that began in Denmark and was adopted in Australia is seeing impressive results in people with (or who have a high risk of developing) knee and hip osteoarthritis.

We know that exercise (as well as patient education and weight management) works for people with knee and hip osteoarthritis. But what type of exercise works best?  There is evidence that the GLA:D (Good Life with osteoArthritis) — a neuromuscular exercise program to improve quality of movement — is the answer. What is GLA:D? GLA:D is an evidence-based alternative to the current standard of care for middle-aged and older peopl...

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Published 05 August, 2022