Surprisingly, breathing the wrong way can actually cause or perpetuate your back pain. Many of us don’t even realize that we are breathing incorrectly in the first place. In our culture we tend to try and hold our stomachs in which is causing us to breathe incorrectly. If you breathe in and your expanding your ribcage you’re breathing is wrong. It is important to breathe through your diaphragm. Here are some tips on how to breathe correctly to avoid back pain.