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Ramblers Wellbeing Walks Bristol 

Ramblers Wellbeing Walks

Free health walks for people of all abilities. All walks are friendly, welcoming and offer a great opportunity to explore the outdoors, discover new places and meet new people. Volunteers provide encouragement, support and make sure
no one gets left behind. For more group walk details, please visit their website.

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FREE Joint Pain Programme – Bristol

Nuffield Health

A free 12-week Joint Pain Programme embracing the idea that physical activity can manage and prevent joint pain issues. Designed by experts in physical and mental health combining education, physical activity and emotional wellbeing support. And it works… People completing the programme report a significant improvement in symptoms, an improvement in quality of life and feel better able to manage in the long term. In addition to expert advice and hands-on instruction, the programme is delivered in the Nuffield Health Fitness and Wellbeing Centres across the UK in groups of up to ten people, creating a support network and helping you to achieve your goals as a team. You will receive free complete access to all facilities at the Fitness and Wellbeing Centre during the duration of the programme and a significantly discounted full membership after. For more information and how to self refer, please visit their website.

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Active Partnership

A registered sports charity passionate about helping people become more physically active and enjoy the benefits an active lifestyle can bring, they are one of 43 Active Partnerships across England working collaboratively with local partners to create the conditions for an active nation using the power of sport and physical activity to transform lives. For more information about the range of sports, physical activities and programmes available, how to get involved and who to contact for more details go to the Getting Active category.

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Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care Board

Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care Board have partnered with gyms in Bristol and South Gloucestershire to offer people with osteoarthritis of the hip and knee, free access to tailored exercise and education course called ESCAPE-pain. The programme is an award-winning group education and tailored exercise programme, which is clinically proven to benefit people with hip and knee osteoarthritis. The six-week programme will be delivered by gym instructors, who have received special training from NHS physiotherapists and community teams. For more details and to view a list of the gyms offering the free courses please click on the website link provided.

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