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Exercise/Staying active

Alcohol/drug support


ESCAPE-pain is a group-based rehabilitation programme for the management of osteoarthritis of the knee and/or hip. It is available widely across the UK and is supported by NHS England and Versus Arthritis. 


  • Reduces pain
  • Improves physical function
  • Improves mental wellbeing, self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Reduces healthcare and utilisation costs

Patient criteria: 

  • Aged 45 or over
  • Chronic joint pain for at least 3 months
  • Needing a supervised exercise programme
  • Independently mobile and able to carry out regular exercise
  • Available to attend classes for 6 weeks

Please click here for more information or contact the surgery if you are interested in this programme. 

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