What is ESCAPE-pain?
ESCAPE-pain is a group-based, rehabilitation programme for the management of osteoarthritis of the knee or hip. The programme can help you manage your pain, better understand your condition, and help you stay active. ESCAPE-pain is free and is supported by NHS England.
If you have knee or hip pain, you could benefit by joining one of our ESCAPE-pain classes:
Meet other people living with osteoarthritis.
Learn simple ways to better manage knee and hip pain.
Get a gentle, individualized exercise programme that matches your needs and pace.
“It has really changed my life in the way that I manage my knee pain, and the confidence it has given me.”
Supported by clinical evidence
IMPROVES MENTAL WELL-BEING, SELF-CONFIDENCE, AND SELF-ESTEEM
IMPROVES PHYSICAL FUNCTION
Is ESCAPE-pain for you?
PARTICIPANTS NEED TO BE:
Aged 45 years or older and live in Bristol, North Somerset, or South Gloucestershire
Have had chronic joint pain for at least 3 months
In need of a supervised exercise programme
Independently mobile and able to carry out regular exercise.
Available to attend 2 classes per week for 6 weeks
You must be able to download or have access to the ESCAPE-pain App