Our ESCAPE-Pain courses are here to help you manage your daily symptoms of chronic knee or hip pain.

This unique Education & Exercise class is aimed at people with Osteoarthritis.

ESCAPE-pain is a rehabilitation programme for people over 55 with chronic hip and knee joint pain. It is a well recognised national programme, run by highly professional ESCAPE-Pain trained instructors.

Health Benefits can include:

  • Improvement in pain, physical and mental well-being
  • Increased self-confidence
  • Less reliance on medication
  • Can help reduce the need for surgery

NEW Virtual Escape Pain Classes

We are now able to offer VIRTUAL Escape Pain sessions which means you can attend these classes while the COVID restrictions are in place. The sessions are open to anyone who fits the criteria across North Yorkshire.

ESCAPE-pain is a rehabilitation programme for people over 55 with chronic joint pain 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.

You can register below or call North Yorkshire Sport on 01423 226303 during office hours for more information

Next Course Dates:

Our VIRTUAL classes will take place over Zoom and are completely FREE of charge.

Delivered over Zoom the course will allow people to exercise in their own home under the supervision of our experienced instructors and will include a free exercise band for each participant.

Date and Times:

1 - Week commencing 8th February - Monday 3-4.30pm and Thursday 11.30-1pm

2 - Week commencing 22nd February - Monday 10-11.30am and Thursday 2-3.30pm

There are 10 sessions over 5 weeks.

Continuation Class: For those who have done either the face to face or online course previously. Mondays at 11.30am at a cost of £25 for 5 weeks payable in a block. It runs continuously but term time only.

Location: Virtual - over Zoom

Cost: FREE (unless otherwise stated)

Please register using the form below.

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