Enabling Self-management and Coping
with Arthritic Pain using Exercise

 

ESCAPE-pain is a rehabilitation programme for people with chronic joint pain of the knees and/or hips, 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:

 


ESCAPE-pain class locations


ESCAPE-pain is currently running in over 240 sites. Classes are being delivered in a variety of locations from hospital physiotherapy departments to leisure centres and gyms, from church halls to community centres. ​We update this map weekly so if you can't find a site near you today keep checking here for updates or email hello@escape-pain.org

Each icon on the map represents one site:

Click on the icon to find the site details including name, address, postcode and how you can join the programme. Remember that each site will have it’s own process of how you can join their classes so we always recommend contacting the site directly to find out more about how you can join.

For full guidance on how best to use the map please see here.

 


#LiveBetterDoMore

 

Remember to use the #LiveBetterDoMore hashtag when tweeting or sharing any participant feedback. We'd love to hear more from you so if you have any personal stories to share and would like to tell us about your experience of the ESCAPE-pain programme or app email us at: hello@escape-pain.org. 

 


Website quicklinks

 

If you have any comments or feedback please contact us at hello@escape-pain.org

 


Videos and Case Studies

 

PARTICIPANT THANKS 

ESCAPE-pain facilitators in East Riding were delighted to receive this letter of thanks from Marian who had recently completed the programme and made fantastic improvements.

RADIO INTERVIEW

Harrogate arthritis sufferer hails 'active' scheme - ESCAPE-pain participant Jill Quinn talks to Stray FM about her experience of the programme and how it has turned her life around. LISTEN NOW.

 

Chris was diagnosed with arthritis in his hip. Hear him talk about his journey through the ESCAPE-pain programme run by Wiltshire Health and Care.

 

Regina and Gillian took control of their joint pain, learnt to self-manage their condition, and returned to more physically active lives after completing the ESCAPE-pain programme.

 

 

​For more videos and case studies visit our Personal Stories page.


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

Webpage last reviewed: 4 November 2019

Webpage last updated: 4 November 2019

 

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