Low back pain or sciatica that occurs when sitting for a period of time or when bending to pick something up is considered back pain with a “preference” of your body wanting to extend (bend backwards). Another common complaint is the same pain when you start to walk after having been sitting. Extension preference is the most common type of back pain that often extends into one leg. Use these strategies provided in the video to reduce your symptoms. If you do not see 100% return to normal, see your physical therapist today for a specific guided approach to get you the results you want.