Arthritis Management & Joint Replacement Rehabilitation
People living with arthritis or recovering post-surgery often have unique requirements on their path to wellness and can require adapted programs, therapeutic treatment, or even direct supervision during exercise. That is where our medical fitness model and relationship with Seven Oaks Hospital makes the difference, offering levels of safety, support, and expertise not available at a gym.
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Exercise Programs for Arthritis
PACE - People with Arthritis Can Exercise
This group exercise class is designed for people with arthritis. Movements focus on maintaining and improving joint mobility, endurance, balance, and coordination. Non-members welcome.
Aqua Arthritis - Exercise in our Warm Water Therapy Pool
This specially-designed class improves strength, endurance, and range of motion. The warm water alleviates joint pain while providing a non-impact environment. Relax in the whirlpool or steam room following. Members only.
Yoga for Seniors – Yoga That is Gentle on Joints
No mat work means no stress on knees or wrists. This arthritis-friendly yoga class uses a chair to aid with poses and helps build strength and flexibility. Open to members and drop-in guests.
Managing Hip & Knee Osetoarthritis
Good Life with Arthritis (GLA:D) Program
The GLA:D™ Canada program is an education and exercise program that has helped thousands of people with hip and knee osteoarthritis manage symptoms and improve their quality of life.
The program strengthens and corrects daily movement patterns, training the body to move properly in every day activities.
The program has been shown to result in:
- a 27% reduction in pain intensity at one year post-program,
- over 30% increase in physical activity levels (self-reported),
- reduced use of joint-related painkillers at one year, and
- reduced number of individuals on sick leave at one year post-program
Call 204-632-3910 to book services.
Recovering After Knee/Hip Replacement Surgery
Post surgical rehabilitation for hip and knee replacements now covered by Manitoba Health. Receive up to 6 individual physiotherapy sessions or 10 group sessions covered by MB Health.
Speed your recovery to get back to doing the things you love after your knee or hip replacement. Let our Physiotherapists guide the process to safely restore your ability to move well and with confidence.
About the Program
Start with a physiotherapy assessment to evaluate your current status and develop an individualized program for Individual or Group Setting Treatment. Online Physiotherapy available.
Physiotherapy treatment includes monitoring for complications, restoring range of motion, and training for strength, balance, and ambulation. Functional tasks such as lifting, carrying, stairs, job and leisure activity goals are addressed.
Starting off Safely with Membership
Helping Members Adopt Healthier Lifestyles
Find new levels of wellness with the guidance of certified professionals in a world-class medical fitness facility. If you have arthritis or joint pain, you will start with professional help upon joining. A Physiotherapist will provide an assessment with an individualized exercise plan that’s right for your health, goals, and abilities.
See the Medical Fitness Difference
As a Certified Medical Fitness Facility, we are uniquely able to accommodate people from a wide range of fitness levels and life stages. Our medical fitness model and relationship with Seven Oaks Hospital mean we can offer levels of safety, support, and expertise not available at a gym.