Instructions This questionnaire has been designed to give your health practitioner information as to how your neck pain has affected your ability to manage in everyday life.
  • Name*full name
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  • Email*a valid email address
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  • Please answer every section and mark in each section only the ONE box which applies to you. We realise you may consider that two of the statements in any one section relate to you, but please just mark the box which most closely describes your problem.
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  • Section 1 – Pain intensity*select one
    I have no pain at the moment.
    The pain is very mild at the moment.
    The pain is moderate at the moment.
    The pain is fairly severe at the moment.
    The pain is very severe at the moment.
    The pain is the worst imaginable at the moment.
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  • Section 2 – Personal care (washing, dressing)*select one
    I can look after myself normally without causing extra pain.
    I can look after myself normally but it causes extra pain.
    It is painful to look after myself and I am slow and careful.
    I need some help but manage most of my personal care.
    I need help every day in most aspects of self-care.
    OptionI do not get dressed, I wash with difficulty and stay in bed.
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  • Section 3 – Lifting*select one
    I can lift heavy weights without extra pain.
    I can lift heavy weights but it gives extra pain.
    Pain prevents me from lifting heavy weights off the floor, but I can manage if they are conveniently positioned, for example on a table.
    Pain prevents me from lifting heavy weights, but I can manage light to medium weights if they are conveniently positioned.
    I can lift very light weights.
    I cannot lift or carry anything at all.
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  • Section 4 – Reading*select one
    I can read as much as I want to with no pain in my neck.
    I can read as much as I want to with slight pain in my neck.
    I can read as much as I want with moderate pain in my neck.
    I cannot read as much as I want because of moderate pain in my neck.
    I can hardly read at all because of severe pain in my neck.
    I cannot read at all.
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  • Section 5 – Headaches*select one
    I have no headaches at all.
    I have slight headaches which come infrequently.
    I have moderate headaches which come infrequently.
    I have moderate headaches which come frequently.
    I have severe headaches which come frequently
    I have headaches almost all the time.
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  • Section 6 – Concentration*select one
    I can concentrate fully when I want to with no difficulty.
    I can concentrate fully when I want to with slight difficulty.
    I have a fair degree of difficulty in concentrating when I want to.
    I have a lot of difficulty in concentrating when I want to.
    I have a great deal of difficulty in concentrating when I want to.
    I cannot concentrate at all.
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  • Section 7 – Work*select one
    I can do as much work as I want to.
    I can only do my usual work, but no more.
    I can do most of my usual work, but no more.
    I cannot do my usual work.
    I can hardly do any work at all.
    I cannot do any work at all.
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  • Section 8 – Driving*select one
    I can drive my car without any neck pain.
    I can drive my car as long as I want with slight pain in my neck.
    I can drive my car as long as I want with moderate pain in my neck.
    I cannot drive my car as long as I want because of moderate pain in my neck.
    I can hardly drive at all because of severe pain in my neck.
    I cannot drive my car at all.
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  • Section 9 – Sleeping*select one
    I have no trouble sleeping.
    My sleep is slightly disturbed (less than 1 hr sleepless).
    My sleep is mildly disturbed (1-2 hrs sleepless).
    My sleep is moderately disturbed (2-3 hrs sleepless).
    My sleep is greatly disturbed (3-5 hrs sleepless).
    My sleep is completely disturbed (5-7 hrs sleepless).
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  • Section 10 – Recreation*select one
    I am able to engage in all my recreation activities with no neck pain at all.
    I am able to engage in all my recreation activities, with some pain in my neck.
    I am able to engage in most, but not all of my usual recreation activities because of pain in my neck.
    I am able to engage in a few of my usual recreation activities because of pain in my neck.
    I can hardly do any recreation activities because of pain in my neck.
    I cannot do any recreation activities at all.
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