Sussex MSK Partnership East offer free hip and knee rehabilitation programmes for people with arthritis. These programmes will help you have less pain and you will learn how to cope better so that you can carry out more of your usual activities and be more active. Following the programme you will be able to continue the exercises knowing that they are the right ones and safe for you.

There are two types of programme on offer…
1. ESCAPE-Pain

ESCAPE-Pain is a rehabilitation programme for people with on-going joint pain in their hips and knees. It combines an exercise programme individualised for each person, education about your condition, with coping and self-management strategies. It is a 12 session course held over six weeks, so you must attend twice a week.

Research suggest the benefits of ESCAPE-Pain are long lasting. In addition, it is approved by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) and many other NHS and national health bodies.

ESCAPE-Pain is currently being run at:

  • BMI Healthcare (Eastbourne)
  • East Sussex Healthcare Trust (Eastbourne, Lewes and Newhaven)
  • Wave Leisure (Peacehaven)
2. Knee & Hip OA Class

A physiotherapy programme specifically aimed at patients with hip and knee arthritis. This programme will provide you with an individualised exercise programme and education about your condition. It is 6 sessions long held over six weeks.

This is being run at:

  • Horder Healthcare (Crowborough, Eastbourne and Seaford)

To register onto one of these programmes: CLICK HERE


For more information on ESCAPE-pain: CLICK HERE