Frequently asked questions about self-help Here you will find questions about self-help with back pain. In the menu on the left, you can select the topic. Why is regular exercise so important in back pain? "Keep Attitude". Why is this so good for our backs? Avoid back pain: what's the best way to stand up? Which sports are best for the back? Does swimming help against back pain? Avoid back pain: what's the best way to sleep? Office work: Which sitting position is best for the back? Backstroke, breaststroke ...: What is best for the back? Why is restraint in back pain exactly the wrong? What is the danger of getting a nerve trapped during movement exercises? How can you stoop backwards? How can you "lift heavy" without straining your back? Which shoes are best for back pain?