Inclusion criteria

Individuals who have joint problems from the hip and/or knee that have resulted in them being diagnosed with hip or knee OA.

Exclusion criteria

  • Individuals who have had joint problems due to other reasons, for example:
    • Tumor
    • Inflammatory joint disease
    • Sequelae after hip fracture
  • Individuals whose other symptoms are more pronounced than the osteoarthritis problems, for example:
    • Chronic, generalized pain
    • Fibromyalgia
  • Individuals who do not understand English

 

However, a GLA:D-based program can be helpful for people with a range of conditions.  These criteria apply to inclusion for data collection.