Terrible back pain but trying to avoid hospital if possible

Patient : I've had back pain since sunday it started on my back as a littl epain , but monday night it got to apoint that I couldnt move or talk from the pain, the pain escalated from my neck to the middle of my spinal cord on the left side. it hurts when I try to get myself up or when I walk, do I have to go to a Hospital or is it not serous?
Symptoms:  Back pain like if someone was stabbing me with a knife
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