If you’re like most people, you occasionally suffer from tightness and stiffness in your back. As we become more sedentary as a society and spend more time sitting and driving, back pain has become one of the most common reasons that people visit the doctor. You may have heard that Pilates is effective for preventing and easing back pain. Why is Pilates often recommended for back pain sufferers, and is it right for you? Read on to discover how a Pilates practice can lead to a strong, supple and pain-free back.