Do you suffer from back pain? Millions of people do, and unfortunately, pain medication won't help you in the long run. As you start to take control of your health and your body, let's examine how you spend the majority of your day - most likely you're sitting at a desk, for extended periods of time. Now, let's talk about where this back pain is stemming from. Picture the human skeleton in your head. Note the skull, the ribcage beneath it, below that is the lower spine or the lumbar vertebrae, and then below that is the pelvis.