What is a pain contract?

Pain contract. It is a binding document where you will follow the rules of engagement for the management of your pain. Shows your commitment and the seriousness of your doctor to take care of your pain. Gives you guidelines of how and where to get or not to get pain medications, screening for use or abuse of medications, which allows for close monitoring.
An agreement. A "pain contract" is essentially an agreement between a treating physicians and a patient for whom controlled substances are prescribed. It requires that the patient abides by the prescribing rules set forth by the physician. It basically requires no self-medication, taking medicine as prescribed, a potential need for urine drug testing, etc.