Back pain is pain felt in the back. Episodes of back pain may be acute, sub-acute, or chronic depending on the duration. The pain may be characterized as a dull ache, shooting or piercing pain, or a burning sensation. The pain may radiate into the arms and hands as well as the legs or feet, and may include paresthesia (tingling with no apparent cause), weakness or numbness in the legs and arms. The anatomic classification of back pain follows the segments of the spine: neck pain (cervical), middle back pain (thoracic), lower back pain (lumbar) or coccydynia (tailbone or sacral pain) with the lumbar vertebrae area most common for pain.The back is a complex and delicate column of bones , muscles and lgaments the slightest disturbance or strain to which can cause serious and severe pain.pain, especially the chronic kind ,can be frustrating and even depressing if it becomes a regular part of your life , Here are a few points to keep in mind about the helth of your back .