Neck Pain Symptoms

Neck Pain Symptoms And How It May Affect The Ability To Manage In Activities Of Everyday Life

neck pain symptomsThis modification of a questionnaire can provide some information on how neck pain symptoms affect the ability to manage activities in everyday life. There are many factors which contribute to long term or chronic neck pain problems which persist for more than 8 – 12 weeks. Depression is not uncommon in long term pain showing the need for an approach from many directions with chronic pain.

Neck Pain Symptoms Online Questionnaire

Answer all questions. All questions relate to your symptoms which can consist of neck pain and numbness or tingling in the arms or hands.

1. Neck Symptoms Level

 
 
 
 
 

2. Neck Pain Symptoms and Sleeping

 
 
 
 
 

3. Night Arm Tingling / Numbness

 
 
 
 
 

4. Daytime Symptoms

 
 
 
 
 

5. Carrying Objects

 
 
 
 
 

6. Reading / Watching TV

 
 
 
 
 

7. Housework / Working

 
 
 
 
 

8. Social Activity

 
 
 
 
 

9. Driving

 
 
 
 
 

This form is designed to be quick and easy. Scores range from 0 to 108 and this is what you want to record and compare to a later date to determine if there has been improvement in how your symptoms are affecting your daily life activities. It is not a strict measure of symptom level, but how it directly affects your life.

The initial score may be compared with a score from a later date to see if your condition is improving, staying about the same or getting worse. It can be used weekly or monthly depending on different methods used to deal with the issue. The categories are general to give an approximation regarding a descriptive level of how your neck pain affects daily activities, however, this will not be as variable as the actual score. The actual score will give a better interpretation regarding changes, while the descriptive level will change less over time, but indicates greater change in daily activity ability.

We also have a Neck Disability Index in an online questionnaire designed to help understand how much your neck pain is causing disability. This is also a working form to get immediate results.

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Author Bio

Stephen Ornstein, D.C. has treated thousands of neck, shoulder and back conditions since graduating Sherman Chiropractic College in 1987 and during his involvement in Martial Arts. He holds certifications as a Peer Review Consultant from New York Chiropractic College, Physiological Therapeutics from National Chiropractic College, Modic Antibiotic Spinal Therapy from Dr. Hanne Albert, PT., MPH., Ph.D., Myofascial Release Techniques from Logan Chiropractic College, and learned Active Release Technique from the founder, P. Michael Leahy, DC, ART, CCSP.