Low back pain can escalate into a very serious problem if it is not addressed when it first appears. Proper prevention measures can spare the patient from unnecessary suffering and burden. Low back pain can affect every aspect of your life, and the quality of life of your the people around you who you love will also be affected. Immediate action, therefore, is the best remedy.
The smallest changes, such as maintaining an upright posture when sitting or standing with your body weight evenly balanced can go a long way.
DOS AND DONTS
DO use a good mattress that is neither too hard nor too soft and that helps to maintain good spinal posture when sleeping to improve the pain
DO carry objects close to your body. If you need to lift something bend your knees and straighten them to lift it, keeping your back straight and upright at all times.
DO have proper posture! You should do this whether you are sitting or standing, and even when you're exercising!
DO consider proper ergonomics. Use good chairs that can support your back in your workplace and at home.
DO take regular breaks to stretch your back
DO NOT slouch
DO NOT carry heavy objects
DO NOT sit on soft couches, because they do not provide proper support for your back
DO NOT get up immediately from the bed when you wake up. Curl to the side before slowly getting up
DO NOT drive for long distances without taking regular breaks to stretch your back
Changing a just a few of your daily habits will help drastically in the long run, and you might even be able to avoid surgery. However, if back pain persists even after taking good care of your posture and sleeping position, it is likely to be caused by some sort of disease. Medical cases can be caused by a wide range of factors so it is best to seek a professional medical opinion.