Enabling Self-management
and Coping with Arthritic Pain
using Exercise

Providers: Clinicians / Exercise Professionals  

This information is intended for those who are considering, or have already started, delivering the ESCAPE-pain programme.

If you are new to ESCAPE-pain email us at hello@escape-pain.org for our Implementation Toolkit or to find out more about how to implement the ESCAPE-pain programme in your organisation. If you have registered on our website you will receive regular e-newsletters that include updates about the ESCAPE-pain programme.


  • The flexibility of the ESCAPE-pain programme means it can be delivered in a variety of locations and by a variety of professionals. ESCAPE-pain has been successfully delivered in hospital outpatient physiotherapy departments to leisure centres/gyms, and in community settings such as church halls and community centres.
  • The ESCAPE-pain programme can be delivered by physiotherapists, osteopaths, fitness instructors and exercise professionals.
  • In order to deliver the ESCAPE-pain programme, professionals are required to qualify as ESCAPE-pain facilitators by attending the one day facilitator training course. Please see our Facilitator Training page for further details.
  • ​In addition, ongoing implementation advice and support is available from the ESCAPE-pain team before and after the training to help you set up the programme in your area. 


Our infographic shows the clinical and economic benefits of the ESCAPE-pain programme:

For further information please email: hello@escape-pain.org


Page last reviewed: 21 April 2020. Page last updated: 21 April 2020. Next review date: 1 July 2020