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 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code G89.29

Valid for Submission
The code G89.29 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the nervous system (G00–G99)
    • Other disorders of the nervous system (G89-G99)
      • Pain, not elsewhere classified (G89)

Information for Medical Professionals

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Synonyms
  • 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 signal in your nervous system that something may be wrong. It is an unpleasant feeling, such as a prick, tingle, sting, burn, or ache. Pain may be sharp or dull. You may feel pain in one area of your body, or all over. There are two types: acute pain and chronic pain. Acute pain lets you know that you may be injured or a have problem you need to take care of. Chronic pain is different. The pain may last 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. In some cases there is no clear cause. Environmental and psychological factors can make chronic pain worse.

Many older adults have chronic pain. Women also report having more chronic pain than men, and they are at a greater risk for many pain conditions. Some people have two or more chronic pain conditions.

Chronic pain is not always curable, but treatments can help. They include

  • Pain Relievers and other medicines
  • Acupuncture
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Surgery
  • Physical therapy
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relaxation and meditation therapy
  • Biofeedback

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

  • Managing your chronic pain (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Pain and your emotions (Medical Encyclopedia)


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