Saints Foundation

Escape pain

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. The programme has attained multiple awards and endorsements. 

Classes are run by a Saints Foundation exercise professional, and delivered over six weeks (2 classes per week). Each class integrates education and exercise.

Benefits - supported by clinical evidence:

Reduces pain
Improves physical function
Improves mental well-being, self-confidence and self-esteem
Reduces healthcare and utilisation costs

Participant Criteria:

Aged 45 years or older
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 use the form below to sign up for our next course:

With new programmes starting across the city, please register your interest below and we will contact you when the next programme is coming up. 

In the table below you will find the inclusion criteria for Escape Pain. You must tick YES to the following in order to qualify for the Escape Pain sessions:
Why would you like to take part in this programme?
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