Ice House, Carleton University

Sport Medicine & Physiotherapy: 

Sport Med: (613) 520-3510

Medical Team of:

GLA:D Program

We are now offering the GLA:D Program at Carleton Sport Medicine. GLA:D™ Canada is an 8-week education and exercise program for those with stiff and/or painful knees and/or hips, or those with knee and/or hip osteoarthritis. Research from GLAD® in Denmark show participants report less pain, reduced use of pain killers, fewer individuals on sick leave, and being more physically active.


For more information about the GLA:D Program, please click on the following link:


  • Program start dates:
    > May 19th, 2021
    > July 19th, 2021
  • Program run time: 7 weeks, first week comprises 2 educational sessions and then 6 weeks of exercise sessions (2/week)
  • A Pre Assessment is required to assess eligibility (must be booked prior to program start date)
  • Cost of the program: $75 Pre Assessment and $450 for the Program
  • In order for the program cost to be funded, patient’s need a referral from the RAC (Rapid Access Clinic) or TJAC (Total Joint Assessment Clinic)
  • If no referral, patients are to pay privately

The program will be run by Physiotherapists, Wendi Smith and Nathalie Belanger. 


To inquire about future start dates and/or to be added to our waitlist, please call us at 613-520-3510, or email us at

Click on the image below to view GLA:D PDF