Enabling Self-management
and Coping with Arthritic Pain
using Exercise

ESCAPE-pain Conference - Wednesday 12 December 2018

Innovating, Collaborating, Motivating


We are pleased to invite you to our fourth annual ESCAPE-pain conference, generously supported by Versus Arthritis.


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ESCAPE-pain is a rehabilitation programme for people with chronic joint pain that integrates simple education, self-management, and coping strategies with an exercise regime which is individualised for each participant. The programme is now being delivered in over 95 sites across the UK ranging from physiotherapy departments to gyms, leisure centres and community halls.


The 2018 conference, entitled 'Innovating, Collaborating, Motivating' is aimed both at organisations with an interest in commissioning or implementing ESCAPE-pain, and those who are already committed to the Programme. Delegates will learn about current ESCAPE-pain delivery models in the health and leisure sectors and also how the programme supports delivery against the national agenda to increase physical activity in older adults.‚Äč


We are pleased to be able to confirm the following keynote speakers:

  • Professor Peter Kay – National Clinical Director for Musculoskeletal Care, NHS England
  • Dr Samantha Roberts – Director for Innovation and Life Sciences, NHS England
  • Professor Sir Muir Gray - Consultant in Public Health for UK Active
  • Nuzhat Ali - National Health and Wellbeing Lead, Older Adults and Musculoskeletal Health, Public Health England


There will also be the opportunity to hear directly from organisations who are currently delivering ESCAPE-pain, and participants who have benefitted from the programme.


The conference agenda will run from 9.30am to 3pm with an extended period for further networking and discussion straight after. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.


We look forward to welcoming you.

Contact us for more information on hello@escape-pain.org