What is the ESCAPE-Pain Hip and knee 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 hip and knee arthritis
    • 30-40 minutes of different exercises designed to improve your movement and function
Escape Pain Hip & Knee


Ebbw Vale Leisure Centre

Tuesday and Thursday – 11:30 – 12:30

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 Knee – Move Better Gwent

Fitness Studio Exercise Videos – NHS Wales

Versus Arthritis | A future free from arthritis

Exercising with Arthritis | Top tips, specific exercises