Exercise enthusiasts realize their passion comes with some red flags, including the possibility of back pain flare-ups. A great way to incorporate some non-costly back pain relief into an exercise regime is to use exercise bands. These are snap-resistant bands, made of heavy rubber, which can be used on thighs, calves, ankles etc. Perform staples, like hydrants, leg lifts and squats. Strategically placed bands protect the user’s back, by assisting in maintaining muscle tension and optimizing the exerciser’s position, Resistance strengthens surrounding muscles, like glutes and hips, ultimately relieving pain.