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GLA:D Canada in Alberta

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.

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Some service locations may be offered by a contracted service provider with may have a fee for service. Call a specific service location for more information.

Fees may apply at specific service locations.

Contact Details

Peace River Community Health Centre

Location Info
M901- Rehabilitation Services Room
10101 68 Street
Peace River, Alberta
T8S 1T6
Getting There

Located west of 74 Street

Hours of Operation

Call the clinic for program dates and upcoming course registration.

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).

A trained GLA:D® provider can also provide this diagnosis. An x-ray is not required.

Service Access

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

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.

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of registration.


Fees may apply at specific locations. Call specific location for information.

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

Service Locations
Also Known As
GLA:D¿ Canada, GLA:D¿ Canada in Alberta, GLA:D® Alberta, GLAD