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Programs & Services

GLA:D¿ Canada in Alberta

 Location: Northgate Centre

GLA:D® is an exercise-based program developed in Denmark for people with symptoms of knee or hip osteoarthritis (OA).

GLA:D® is an eight-week program offered in a group setting with other Albertans living with osteoarthritis (OA). There are two education sessions and then 12 supervised exercise sessions (twice / week).

Designed to teach patients about OA  and reduce their symptoms through targeted exercises. Alberta is piloting the program for Albertans through the Bone and Joint Health Strategic Clinical Network.

For more information, visit our website.

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Contact Details

Northgate Centre

Location Info
Room 2068, Edmonton Bone and Joint Centre
9499 137 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5E 5R8
Getting There

Parking and Public transportation available

Hours of Operation

Call the clinic for program dates/times and details on how to register.

Service Providers May Include
certified exercise physiologists, chiropractors, physiotherapists, registered kinesiologists

Patients must have a confirmed diagnosis of osteoarthritis in their knee(s) / hip(s).

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

The patient's physician must provide a diagnosis of osteoarthritis in the knee(s) or hip(s). A trained GLA:D® provider can also provide this diagnosis.

Wait Times

There may be a waiting period at the GLA:D® clinic you would prefer to attend. Contact individual clinics for more information on class scheduling and registration.


This program is offered by both private and public providers. Fees may apply.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services


Bone and Joint Health Strategic Clinical Network, Bone and Joint Canada, Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation, Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute, The Arthritis Society

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