Chronic Neck or Back Pain

Chronic Neck or Back pain describes pain that lasts longer than 6 months. Chronic pain can be mild or excruciating, episodic or continuous, merely inconvenient or totally incapacitating. With chronic pain, signals of pain remain active in the nervous system for weeks, months, or even years, taking both a physical and emotional toll on a person. Depending on the underlying reason for the pain, myriad treatment options are available to help individuals experience relief from pain and restoration of quality of life.


The following are the most common symptoms of Chronic Neck or Back Pain.

Individuals may experience symptoms differently.

  • Muscle aching
  • Shooting, burning or stabbing sensation
  • Pain may radiate down your leg or worsen with bending, twisting, lifting, standing or walking


The following are some available treatments of Chronic Neck or Back Pain.
Please consult with your Hoag physician for a tailored care plan that
best suits your situation.

  • Lifestyle Changes 
  • Physical Therapy 
  • Pain Management 
  • Surgery