Information for GPs and Allied Health Professionals

The Osteoarthritis Healthy Weight For Life™ program is a practical implementation of the core non-surgical recommendations included in current Australian and international treatment guidelines. 

Available at no charge for eligible members of participating health funds.

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Clinical Aims and Measured Outcomes

The clinical aim of implementing these interventions is to achieve meaningful improvements in knee or hip joint pain, stiffness and swelling.

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Program details

The Osteoarthritis Healthy Weight For Life™ program carefully integrates best practice conservative interventions in order to maximise clinical outcomes. 
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The Rationale for KicStart VLCD

 

Thoroughly researched and clinically proven.

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Putting OA Clinical Care Standards and Management Guidelines into practice

Translating treatment guidelines into practice for patients regardless of where they are.

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Remotely delivered model of care

A sophisticated model of care that has been developed and perfected over more than 10 years.

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GP Management Plans and Team Care Arrangements

The Osteoarthritis Healthy Weight For Life™ program can be included as part of a formal GP Management Plan (GPMP) or Team Care Arrangement (TCA).

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Detailed Program Brochures

Printed colour brochures that explain the program to patients are available for GP or Allied Health Professional practices on request. Contact the Heathy Weight For Life Team for further details.