Chronic Low Back Pain

About Chronic Back Pain
If you suffer with back pain or other forms of chronic pain, you are not alone. Nearly everyone at some point has pain that interferes with work, routine daily activities, or recreation. Chronic pain is the second most common neurological ailment in the United States — only headache is more common. Fortunately, most occurrences of pain go away within a few days. Others take much longer to resolve or lead to more serious conditions.

Common Causes Common Symptoms
Most back pain is caused by some combination of: Depending on the cause, back pain can have a variety of symptoms. It may:
  • Accident or sports injury
  • Overuse of muscles
  • Compression fracture
  • Herniated disc
  • Fractures
  • Bulging disc
  • Spinal Degeneration
  • Osteoporosis
  • Spinal Stenosis (compressed spinal cord)
  • Feel dull or sharp
  • Feel like it is burning
  • Be felt at a single point or over a broad area
  • Occur gradually or all of the sudden
  • Cause pain, numbness or tingling in the legs

Clinical Research Study for Back Pain

NWCRC is conducting a clinical trial evaluating if an investigational medication is effective for chronic pain. Study participants will be seen regularly by a physician for evaluations and care at NO COST. For more information about this clinical trial complete the questionnaire or contact our office at (425) 453-0404.


Complete the questionnaire below and someone from our office will contact you to provide more information about the clinical trial.

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