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. 


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Announcement: Website changes


17 April 2019 - We are very pleased to announce we have made some changes to our website this week. We hope this will improve the flow of information, make it more intuitive of where to find information you're looking for, and improve your overall experience of using this site. If you have any comments or feedback please contact us at hello@escape-pain.org


We have relocated the buttons for accessing the ESCAPE-pain website account and ESCAPE-pain Online account.



We are very pleased to release two NEW videos filmed earlier this year showing ESCAPE-pain participants, Regina and Gillian, take control of their joint pain, self-manage their condition, and return to more physically active lives.

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





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

Webpage last updated: 14 May 2019



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