It is also important to avoid prolonged sitting. If your job requires this you should make an effort to move around in you chair and definitely get up every half-hour or so even if only briefly. Your workstation may also be creating problems. Your physiotherapist will be able to PROVIDE A THOROUGH ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT for your back pain and give you some advice as well. There are some very simple exercises your physiotherapist can show you to help prevent problems and keep the spine mobile.