Is my pain likely to persist?
Take our 1 minute test
This quick questionnaire will help you identify how likely your pain is to persist over the next year and whether you may need some extra support. It has been developed by a team of experts from Keele University and has been shown to be very useful for people with pain and health professionals working with them.
Try out the questionnaire for yourself to see how you score. It will also be useful to retake the questionnaire after you have learned more key facts about pain, either from this website or from a health professional, to re-assess in time whether your back problem is improving.
Thinking about the last 2 weeks, select your response to the following questions: