Poor sleep and back pain pretty much go hand-in-hand. The first line of defense so you can catch some Z's would be to treat your back pain — which you can do with cold or hot compresses, acupuncture, or changing up your mattress.
Back pain is a common health problem and can lead to physical disability. The best way to get ahead of back pain is to invest your time in these activities, before you’re investing in back pain health care (which can be expensive!).