What is the ESCAPE-Pain Back Programme?

  • The programme is 6 weeks long and is run in a leisure centre
  • Participant attends two classes each week (12 classes in total)
  • Each class includes:
    • 20 minutes group discussion on a specific topic relating to back pain
    • 30-40 minutes of different exercises designed to improve your movement and function
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Ebbw Vale Leisure Centre

Tuesday and Thursday – 13:00 – 14:00

For More Information

Classes are run on Tuesday and Thursday in Ebbw Vale Sports Centre. All participants must be enrolled into a group. To enquire please call the MSK Therapy Hub on 0300 3732539 and ask about ‘ESCAPE’.

What do I do after I complete an ESCAPE-Pain programme?

Upon completion of an ESCAPE-Pain programme, the team will guide and inform you of ways to keep the momentum of attending the program going. Possible pathways include

– Good Boost Aqua or land

– Gym memberships

– ESCAPEE (exercise group for ESCAPE-Pain graduates)

– NERS Scheme

Useful Links

Self Care – Move Better Gwent

Oak Low Back Pain – Move Better Gwent

What is Pain? – Move Better Gwent

Persistent Pain – Move Better Gwent

Fitness Studio Exercise Videos – NHS Wales