Do you have difficulty with normal activities like walking, working out, bending or sleeping? The low back is an anatomical junction that transfers forces through the body during normal activity. Consequently, low back pain can be debilitating. The low back or lumbar spine is a flexible region of the body. While this mobility enables us to bend, twist and extend, it makes the low back region more vulnerable to injury. In low back pain treatment, the first step involves identifying the specific structure generating the pain.