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Information for Healthcare Professionals
Pain Service SharePoint Site - Resources for patients and clinicians. Drop-in Sessions Thursday 1-2pm.
MSK Evidence Based HUB For NHS Scotland Lots of info and resources to support MSK practice in AHPs. Monthly Picks section summarising contemporary research in specific areas.
Australian Back Pain videos - It's very difficult to damage your back.
Other sources of information
Tools to document pain assessment
Brief Pain Inventory
DN4 a short questionnaire that can aid diagnosis of neuropathic pain
PHQ 9 - for assessment of depression
GAD7 - for assessment of anxiety
Pain Catastrophising - it is natural to fear the worst, but feelings of helplessness, magnification and rumination can increase pain and disability
Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia a tool to define fear of pain with movement
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