Most of us had the feeling of back pain at some point in our lives. When you overexert yourself in an activity like gardening or exercise or pick up a way too heavy object and feel a twinge in the low back. Many go to the doctor to get drugs to relieve that pain, but now American College of Physicians says try Yoga, or Bodywork first. By starting with alternative treatments you can help your back long term, prevent future injuries and avoid the nasty side effects of the mediations. Especially, Myofascial Release therapy is very powerful in releasing tight muscles and fascia that can anchor down back and create pain. Adding Yoga to your routine keeps these muscles flexible and moving and your back healthy. Read more about this here