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  • Are you one of 63,464 people aged 45 or over in Suffolk living with knee osteoarthritis?
  • Or 37,883 people aged 45 or over with hip osteoarthritis?

Our ESCAPE-Pain courses are here to help you manage your daily symptoms.

DO YOU SUFFER FROM CHRONIC KNEE OR HIP PAIN AND ARE INACTIVE?

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

ESCAPE-pain is a rehabilitation programme for people with chronic hip and knee joint pain. This offer is unique for Suffolk and 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

"From attending the Escape pain sessions with Sue I have been able to stand up from a chair without holding on to the sides of the chair. Also it's helped talking to others about my condition."
Sheila, aged 66, Beccles

"I'm really glad I enrolled onto the hip pain course. It has helped with my mobility and eased the pain."

Graham, 66, Bungay

  • ESCAPE-Pain Case Study ESCAPE-Pain Case Study (PDF, 316 Kb)

    Please take a look at our most recent case study with some very positive feedback from participants

We are holding subsidised 6 week (12 session) group courses taking place twice a week in Hadleigh, Ipswich Beccles & Lowestoft (other areas in the West of the county to be announced shortly).

To find the next group course in your area please check the course listing below or call Shelby Carr at Suffolk Sport on 01394 444605 during office hours for more information.

Upcoming Group Courses

ESCAPE-Pain Upcoming Group Courses

ESCAPE-Pain Course for Knee/Hip Pain

Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2018 - Wed, 09 Jan 2019 (12:30 - 13:30)

Location: Bury St Edmunds Leisure Centre, Studio 1, Beetons Way, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3TT

DO YOU SUFFER FROM CHRONIC KNEE OR HIP PAIN AND ARE INACTIVE?
This unique education & exercise course consisting of 13 sessions, is aimed at people with Osteoarthritis (people with chronic knee and hip pain for more than 6 months are also eligible) and who are inactive (less than 30 minutes of activity per week, excluding walking). This offer is unique for Suffolk and is a well recognised national programme, run by highly professional ESCAPE-Pain trained instructors.

Download the Group Course flyer for your area below

Information for GPs and Health Professionals

  • CSP Network
    Sport England
    Suffolk County Council
    Harrod UK
    Abbeycroft Leisure
  • Ipswich Borough Council
    South Suffolk Leisure
    Waveney District Council
    Mid Suffolk District Council
    Anything Print
  • St Edmundsbury Borough Council
    Suffolk Coastal District Council
    Babergh District Council
    Forest Heath District Council
    Places 4 People
  • Ufford Park
  • CSP Network
  • Sport England
  • Suffolk County Council
  • Harrod UK
  • Abbeycroft Leisure
  • Ipswich Borough Council
  • South Suffolk Leisure
  • Waveney District Council
  • Mid Suffolk District Council
  • Anything Print