What is the GLA:D® Switzerland Back Programme?
Around 80% of adults suffer from back pain one or more times in the course of their lives. The GLA:D® Back Programme focuses on patient counseling and exercises to improve self-management.
Patients go through the program 3 - 2 - 12 - 1
3 individual sessions to assess the patient's condition and introduce them to the exercise program
2 group sessions with counseling and instruction to explain the GLA:D® Switzerland Back Programme
12 group sessions with exercise program
1 At the last individual session, the success of the programm will be reviewed.
After completing the program, patients have the skills to manage their back pain independently and to cope with their everyday life despite back problems.
Who is the GLA:D® Switzerland Back Programme suitable for?
The program is a treatment option for patients with chronic or recurrent low back pain that interferes with everyday life.
Why should you choose the GLA:D® Switzerland Back Programme at Schmerzklinik Basel?
Our physiotherapists are specially trained and certified for the GLA:D® Switzerland Back Programme. With us, you will find a personal, appreciative atmosphere.
How can you participate in the program?
Schmerzklinik Basel will offer the GLA:D® Switzerland Back Programme starting in the fall of 2021.
Your doctor can prescribe the GLA:D® Switzerland Back Programme for you. Thus, the costs will also be covered by your health or accident insurance.
If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact Sofie De Muynck, Head of Physiotherapy: SDeMuynck@schmerzklinik.ch.
The offer at Schmerzklinik Basel will be expanded in 2022 and include the GLA:D® Switzerland Ostheoarthritis programme for knee or hip problems.