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GLA:D Canada – Hip/Knee Osteoarthritis Group Exercise Program

Pure Motion Centre is excited to now offer the GLA:D Canada Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis group exercise and education program!

Details are below:

What: GLA:D Canada is a 6-week – twice per week exercise and education program for people with knee and/or hip osteoarthritis

WhenGLAD classes restart on September 7th 2022.  Classes are 12-1 pm Monday and Wednesday.

Where: Pure Motion Centre 4789 Yonge St. Suite 1205

Cost: Initial baseline assessment 100$, and per session is 25$

How to register: Call the clinic to sign up for an initial baseline assessment and to register for the program. 416-901-7873

  • Please call or email us at info@puremotioncentre.com

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the requirements to participate? Does one need a doctor’s prescription?

The GLA:D program is a 6-week – twice-per-week group exercise and education-based program for people with knee and hip osteoarthritis. You do not need a doctor’s note to attend however it is a good idea to consult your family doctor before starting.

What times is the program offered?

It will run Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 12-1 pm for a 6-week duration.

Where does the program take place?

The Program will take place at 4789 Yonge St. Suite 1205 at Pure Motion Centre under the guidance of GLA:D Canada-certified healthcare professionals – Chiropractor.

What is the cost?

The cost per session is 25$ which includes a fully supervised hour-based movement program. The initial baseline assessment is an hour in duration and the cost is 100$. We do offer receipts that allow you to claim on insurance for Chiropractic.

GLA:D is not covered by OHIP.

Is there anything else I should know?

GLA:D Canada is an exercise and education program for Osteoarthritis. Included in this program are exercises, computer-based questionnaires and an educational component. We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and having a water bottle for hydration. Please contact us if you have more questions at 416-901-7873.

Is there additional information?

GLA:D Canada website

http://gladcanada.ca/index.php/what-is-glad-canada/

Globe and Mail article

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/partners/advuhnkrembil/groundbreaking-program-uses-functional-exercises-to-ease-osteoarthritis-pain/article36238429/

Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation

https://whenithurtstomove.org/glad-osteoarthritis-exercise-program/