Physiotherapist and patient talking with rehabilitation equipment in background

Early intervention and prevention of chronic pain

Most would agree that prevention is better than cure. The below screening tools can provide assistance to identify those patients at highest risk.

Screening tools 
Orebro musculoskeletal Pain Questionnaire – Long FormAvailable here
Orebro musculoskeletal Pain Questionnaire – Short FormAvailable here
Orebro Scoring GuideAvailable here
Tampa Scale for KinesiophobiaAvailable here
DN4 – Questionnaire - (Estimate the probability of neuropathic pain)Available here
ACI Pain AssessmentAvailable here
Brief Pain Inventory Short FormAvailable here
The Keele STarT Back Screening ToolAvailable here
Pain Self Efficacy QuestionnaireAvailable here