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.
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.
The Rationale for KicStart VLCD
Thoroughly researched and clinically proven.
Putting OA Clinical Care Standards and Management Guidelines into practice
Translating treatment guidelines into practice for patients regardless of where they are.
Remotely delivered model of care
A sophisticated model of care that has been developed and perfected over more than 10 years.
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).
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.