Keeping you moving
Do you experience persistent or recurrent low back pain?
Wakefield Sports and Exercise Medicine Clinic is the first clinic in South Australia to be able to offer the GLA:D® Back program. Our physiotherapists, Jennifer Laver Scott and Matthew Pilla, are among the first clinicians to be trained and accredited in delivering the GLA:D® Back program in Australia, with Jennifer being part of the pilot study in 2019/2020.
GLA:D® Back is an international research study and program designed to help people with persistent or recurrent low back pain. GLA:D® Back was designed by researchers and therapists at the University of Southern Denmark in partnership with Macquarie University.
You may have heard of the GLA:D® hip and knee program, which consists of education and exercise sessions for people with hip or knee osteoarthritis. Based on the success of this program, GLA:D® Back was built similarly for people with back pain.
Results from the GLA:D® Back program in Denmark show:
What does GLA:D Back involve?
GLA:D® Back is provided in small groups, with a maximum of 6 participants per class, and consists of:
Please see the GLA:D® Back information sheet for information on costings and for our current class timetable.
What do I need to participate?
Please contact our clinic on 8271 7000 or 8232 5566 for any GLA:D® Back enquiries, or to book an assessment with Jennifer or Matt.