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The MPA incorporates a variety of proven tools and questionnaires that can be completed by patients to help clinicians in assessing, monitoring and managing pain. Below are interactive versions of these questionnaires that can be completed and printed to stimulate discussion at your next clinical visit.

The Brief Pain Inventory (BPI) is a self-assessment tool that will help to assess the severity of your pain and its impact on your daily functions. Over time, the BPI has become one of the most widely used self-measures to help assess for clinical pain.

Please click here to view the BPI

The Goal Planner is a tool that can help you and your clinician to better set, plan and track goals with regards to the management of your pain. The tool emphasizes that good goals need to be "SMARTER" (Specific/Small Steps, Measurable and Meaningful, Action/Achievable, Realistic, Time based and Tracking, Evaluate and Enthusiasm, Reward and/or Reset)

Please click here to view the Goal Planner

The Patient Health Questionnaire for Depression and Anxiety (PHQ-4) was developed as a brief screening tool for depression and anxiety. Please note the PHQ-4 is only a screening tool and does not diagnose depression or anxiety.

Please click here to view the PHQ-4

The Pain and Sleep Questionnaire Three-Item Index (PSQ-3) is a proven tool used to help assess the impact of pain on quality of sleep.

Please click here to view the PSQ-3

The Primary Care Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PC-PTSD) is a tool that can help to screen for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). There are often links between PTSD and Chronic Pain. Please note this questionnaire is only a screening tool, does not diagnose PTSD.

Please click here to view the PC-PTSD