Many people think of basic stretches as a way to get warmed up before doing more strenuous exercise. And of course, moving the muscles in your arms and your legs and your back can be a way to get lose before you run, before you swim, before you bicycle.
But key stretches and exercises—gentle, warming—can be of use for something more important: back pain. Just a few minutes each day, working the core, stretching muscles that may be tied up in hurting the back, may benefit you if you are suffering.
This graphic like the picture above from Pain Injury Relief offers some options and key moves to make.