Believe it or not, back pain is the second most common complaint that doctors hear, second only to the common cold. When you hurt your back finding relief can be difficult. Back pain is also a common cause of hospitilization and surgery, too. Back pain isn't just annoying. 56% of people who complain of back pain, specifically lower back pain, report that it interferes with their daily life, or makes their daily routine more difficult to complain. Respondents to a recent survey suggest that lower back pain interferes with their sleep as well as their sex life, and it is a common cause of change in routines.