Pain Assessment

Introduction

Why You Should Take This Assessment

Pain is one of the most common reasons that people seek medical attention. When pain is severe, it can make it hard to function. Many physical conditions including injury, arthritis, and fibromyalgia can cause pain. Psychological factors, like stress or unconscious conflict, can worsen or even cause pain. Whether pain is from a physical or a psychological cause or both, pain is REAL.

Take this assessment to better understand how your pain hampers your daily activities and, most importantly, to get some ideas of how to lessen your pain and stop it from coming back.

How Much Time This Assessment Will Take

5 minutes

What You'll Get At The End Of The Assessment

  • An explanation of the causes of pain - and the risk of pain recurring
  • Recommended action steps for reducing and preventing pain
  • Links to additional reading

Privacy Note: The assessment tool is not intended for shared or public computers. Read More.


Review Date:08/15/2017
Reviewed By:Robert Hurd, MD, Professor of Endocrinology and Health Care Ethics, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.
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