ICD-10 Diagnosis Code G89.29

Other chronic pain

Diagnosis Code G89.29

ICD-10: G89.29
Short Description: Other chronic pain
Long Description: Other chronic pain
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code G89.29

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the nervous system
    • Other disorders of the nervous system (G89-G99)
      • Pain, not elsewhere classified (G89)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Chronic back pain
  • Chronic back pain greater than three months duration
  • Chronic neck pain
  • Chronic nonmalignant pain
  • Chronic pain in coccyx for more than three months
  • Chronic pain in male pelvis
  • Chronic thoracic back pain
  • Difficulty coping
  • Difficulty coping with pain
  • Pain in spine
  • Pain in the coccyx
  • Pain self-management deficit, chronic
  • Psychosocial dysfunction due to chronic pain
  • Thoracic back pain

Information for Patients

Chronic Pain

Pain is a feeling set off in the nervous system. Acute pain lets you know that you may be injured or have a problem you need to take care of. Chronic pain is different. The pain signals go on for weeks, months, or even years. The original cause may have been an injury or infection. There may be an ongoing cause of pain, such as arthritis or cancer. But in some cases there is no clear cause.

Problems that cause chronic pain include

  • Headache
  • Low back strain
  • Cancer
  • Arthritis
  • Pain from nerve damage

Chronic pain usually cannot be cured. But treatments can help. They include medicines, acupuncture, electrical stimulation and surgery. Other treatments include psychotherapy, relaxation and meditation therapy, biofeedback, and behavior modification.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

  • Managing your chronic pain
  • Pain and your emotions

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