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GLA:D® Annual Report 2017

GLA:D Canada is pleased to announce the release of its 2017 Annual Report on the Implementation and Outcomes of the GLA:D Program in Canada.

The report summarizes the highlights from inception to December 2017 on the community-based education and exercise program for people with hip and knee osteoarthritis.

Some highlights include:

GLA:D Training and Site Implementation:

  • 14 courses for Health Care Providers (HCPs)
  • 61 sites implemented the program by December 2017 in 5 provinces

Key Findings:

  • 28% reduction in pain intensity
  • 35% of participants increased their physical activity



GLA:D® is an evidence-based program for treatment and management of osteoarthritic symptoms. GLA:D™ Canada is licensed to the Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation. It is currently being implemented by Bone and Joint Canada, a knowledge translation division of the Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation, with funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.