ESCAPE-pain

Innovation Type: Care Model

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Innovation Origin: AHSN National Programme

Six-week programme delivered to people aged 45 plus with Osteoarthritis

Enabling Self-management and Coping of Arthritic Pain through Exercise, or ESCAPE-pain, is a s 6 week programme delivered to groups of ten people aged 45 years of older, with knee and/or hip OA. It helps people understand their problem, advises them what (not) to do and teaches simple exercises than can alleviate pain; allowing them to do more, change the course of the condition and improve their lives.

It also addresses the behavioural changes required and teaches techniques such as goal-setting, action/coping planning and monitoring to empower patients to maintain a healthy body weight and exercise regularly.

The AHSN supports this innovation as one of our seven national programmes - see more details on our website here.


For more information, please visit: https://wessexahsn.org.uk/projects/289/escape-pain


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