ESCAPE-pain for backs

Get back into exercise and join our ESCAPE-pain for backs programme. This is a rehabilitation programme designed to help reduce pain and disability for people with chronic lower back pain through education and exercise.

The programme aims to:

  • Reduce pain. Although its important to note the programme will not cure nor eliminate pain completely for some but you will see improvements
  • Improve physical function which will allow you to do more normal everyday activities like walking and house work
  • Improve self confidence and reduce depression and frustration that people with chronic pain often feel

After completing the programme you will be able to:

  • Carry out normal activities
  • Manage your symptoms better
  • Be more active
  • Continuation of exercise

What will you get as part of the classes?

  • Delivered by specialist lower back Rehab Instructor
  • Take part in a group exercise programme, twice a week for the initial first 6 weeks, tailored to your individual needs. Followed by a further 6 week membership with unlimited use of our Everybody leisure facility. 
  • Weekly educational discussions on self management and coping strategies
  • Weekly circuit style exercise class, individualised and progressive to suit your needs
  • On completing the programme you will have the opportunity to take out our reduced priced membership to continue exercising and aid progression. Pay as you go options also available.

Am I eligible?

Eligibility Criteria:

  • 18 years and over
  • No contraindications to exercise
  • At least 3 months or recurrent episodes of back pain
  • Identified as low or medium risk
  • Take part in a group exercise programme, twice a week for the initial first 6 weeks, tailored to your individual needs. Followed by a further 6 week membership with unlimited use of our Everybody leisure facility. Totalling a 12 week programme for £28.95.
  • Independently mobile and able to participate in a group-based exercise programme with minimal supervision

An exclusion criteria does apply to ensure you are safe to exercise, so please do contact us to find out more.

Join our waiting list for our ESCAPE-pain for backs programme.

If you would you like to find out more information about this programme or join our waiting list at Congleton Leisure Centre,  please contact the health team on:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 01270 685589