GLA:D Program for Osteoarthritis

Peak Sports physiotherapy is experienced in working to help people with hip and knee osteoarthritis.

The outcomes of GLA:D® program the can include less pain, reduced use of joint related pain killers, and less sick leave. GLA:D® participants also reported high levels of satisfaction with the program and increased levels of physical activity 12 months after starting the program.

     About Peak Sports Physiotherapy GLA:D Program   :

     

    • The program runs for about 6 weeks and consists of 12 supervised exercise classes and 2 education sessions.

     

    • The GLA:D program was created in Denmark, and research has shown that it is effective at reducing pain and improving quality of life.

      How Do I Start?

      To participate in the GLA:D program, you need to book an initial assessment with one of our physio’s. During this session, we will perform some outcome measures so we can measure your progress throughout the program. It also allows us to get an understanding of your goals so we can tailor the program to suit your needs.

      To book an appointment, please call:
      Wangaratta: 03 5721 4162
      Benalla: 03 5722 1847

    To read more about the GLA:D® Program in Australia click here.

    Exercise Classes

    Wangaratta : 03 5721 4162

    Exercise classes run from our clinic at: 
    Level 1, 90-100 Ovens Street, WANGARATTA, VIC 3677

    Monday & Friday at 10.30am

    Benalla : 03 5762 2283

    Exercises classes are run out of:

    Dynamic Fitness Studio on Nunn Street, BENALLA VIC 3672

    Monday 11.00am & Friday 10.30 am

    Our  Services Include:

    Physiotherapy

    Our physiotherapists are highly-trained in providing you with a comprehensive assessment and accurate diagnosis of your injury concerns. We promote an active-approach to treatment that considers your needs, to create a treatment plan that is effective and provides you with the knowledge to manage your injury into the future.

    Do you suffer from:

    • Lower back pain including Sciatica
    • Neck pain including Whiplash
    • Hip and knee Osteoarthritis
    • Sports injuries
    • Chronic pain
    • Tendinopathies
    • Stress fractures
    • Post-operative rehabilitation
    • Headaches
    • Referred pain
    • TAC and Workcover injuries
    Occupational Physiotherapy

    Peak Sports Physiotherapy has formed ongoing relationships by working with local businesses to ensure the health and wellbeing of their employees.

    We understand that work-related injuries can be stressful for both employee and employer, therefore our management is underpinned by great communication between parties to ensure an optimal recovery.

    Peak Sports Physiotherapy is experienced in providing:

    • Onsite physiotherapy services
    • Manual handling training
    • Ergonomic assessments
    • Pre-Employment Screening 
    Running Assessments

    Peak Sports Physiotherapy now offers running assessments to help you run faster, further and easier than before.

    Our Running Assessments are designed to optimise your running technique. They include:

    - Musculoskeletal screening to assess your strength and mobility
    - Video analysis on a treadmill of your current running technique
    - Individualised plan to help you achieve your running goals
    - One FREE follow-up session to review the key points from the initial session

    They are perfect for anyone looking to improve their running efficiency, overcome an injury or simply start running for the first time.

    Strength & Conditioning

    Strength and conditioning can be one of the most effective ways of improving your health and staying pain-free
    Peak Sports Physiotheraphy tailors personalised strength and conditioning programs to help you recover from injury and increase your physical capacity.

    Our program can be tailored towards:

    • improving work capacity and load tolerance
    • reducing risk of injury including muscle strains, and tendinopathies
    • improving running economy
    • improving power output in cycling
    • reducing general aches and pains and Joint stiffness
    • increasing physical resilience and robustness

    Our studio in Wangaratta is fitted with commercial grade equipment that will be able to challenge your current level of fitness

    Post Operative Rehabilitation

    Peak Sports Physiotherapy can provide tailored rehabilitation programs to help you restore strength and function following surgeries.

    Home Visits

    Peak Physiotherapy can perform home-visits to the surrounding area for those who are unable to or would have difficulty attending the clinic

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    WANGARATTA & BENALLA. SAME DAY APPOINTMENTS ARE AVAILABLE.

    Wangaratta : 03 5721 4162

    Benalla : 03 5762 1847