The GLA:D® program (Good Life with Arthritis: Denmark) is an education and exercise program developed by researchers in Denmark for people with hip or knee osteoarthritis (OA) symptoms.
The meniscus is a cresent shaped disc of fibrocartilage that is located in the knee joint. The role of it is to distribute the weight of the body and absorb shock within the knee during movement.
What is a Total Hip Joint Replacement? – Blog By Christian Bonello A Total Hip Replacement (THJR) is one of the most common operations in orthopaedic surgery. It is a surgical procedure whereby the diseased hip joint is replaced with an artificial prosthesis. As the hip is classified as a ball-and-socket joint; the ‘socket’ is […]
What is a Total Knee Replacement? – Blog By Stephen Lee A Total knee replacement is a surgical procedure whereby the diseased knee joint is replaced with an artificial prosthesis. The procedure is performed by separating the muscles and ligaments around the knee. The end of the thigh bone (femur) is removed and is replaced […]
Hydrotherapy involves therapeutic exercise in warm water to treat different health conditions and is conducted by a qualified health professional. The pool is heated to around 35 degrees Celsius to promote relaxation and pain relief, whilst the hydrostatic pressure assists in promoting circulation. Exercising in water has all the same additional benefits of exercising on […]