Brief Pain Inventory (BPI)


Modeled after the McGill Pain Questionnaire. Provides information on the intensity of pain (sensory dimension) and the degree to which pain interferes with function (reactive dimension). It also [...]

Brief Pain Inventory (BPI)2022-07-18T14:22:10-07:00

Classification System for Chronic Pain in SCI


Proposes a pain classification system with 2 major categories: neuropathic and musculoskeletal. Designed to help with the standardization of pain terminology used in the SCI population. Pain is [...]

Classification System for Chronic Pain in SCI2022-07-14T14:56:18-07:00

Donovan SCI Pain Classification System


The Donovan SCI Pain Classification System proposes 5 pain types: Segmental nerve/cauda equina Spinal cord Visceral Mechanical Psychic It combines both mechanistic factors (e.g. slow fibre conduction from [...]

Donovan SCI Pain Classification System2022-07-18T14:38:00-07:00

Multidimensional Pain Inventory (MPI) – SCI version


Theoretically linked to the cognitive-behavioral conceptualization of chronic pain, where emphasis is placed on the assessment of subjective distress and the impact of pain on patient’s lives. A [...]

Multidimensional Pain Inventory (MPI) – SCI version2022-07-18T14:40:38-07:00

Quantitative Sensory Testing (QST)


Used to quantify the neurological dysfunction associated with neuropathic pain, by measuring thresholds for mechanical detection, vibration detection, cool and warm detection and cold and hot pain sensations. [...]

Quantitative Sensory Testing (QST)2022-07-18T14:47:44-07:00

Tunk’s Classification Scheme


Identifies 11 types of pain for those with spinal cord injury according to the lesion level. Above the lesion level At the lesion level Below the lesion level [...]

Tunk’s Classification Scheme2022-07-18T14:53:02-07:00
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