Enabling Self-management and Coping
with Arthritic Pain using Exercise


ESCAPE-pain is a rehabilitation programme for people with chronic joint pain, that integrates educational self-management and coping strategies with an exercise regimen individualised for each participant. It helps people understand their condition, teaches them simple things they can help themselves with, and takes them through a progressive exercise programme so they learn how to cope with pain better. 

Robust evaluation shows that ESCAPE-pain:

Contact us by email at hello@escape-pain.org for more information. 




We are excited to announce that Professor Mike Hurley has been awarded a Fellowship joining the prestigious 2017 NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) to increase national spread of the ESCAPE-pain programme along with 10 other healthcare innovations. The fellowship will last one year and will be supported by a host of industry and healthcare professionals. You can read the Health Innovation Network's press release here.


Please take part in our survey:

As part of our preliminary research efforts to identify new potential settings in which to deliver ESCAPE-pain, we have put together a very short survey of only 6 questions, to try and understand potential user preferences. We would really appreciate it if you could take just 3 minutes to complete it by following this link: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ESCAPEpain.

The survey will not ask any personal questions, and will be kept completely anonymous.



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