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12 Memes That Nail What It’s Like to Have Back Pain

Back pain is one of those conditions that comes with a lot of complexities. That being said, back pain is also super common, affecting 80 percent of Americans at some point in their lives. Worldwide, it is the single leading cause of disability, and something many people struggle with on a daily basis.

Everyone experiences back pain differently, and one person’s pain can even change over time. One day, you might feel great and then be in pain the next. You might have your back pain under control, but then have to see a doctor to get the medicine that helps you. Or, physical therapy might be a regular aspect of your life that feels never-ending. Since back pain affects so many people, there’s a community out there that absolutely understands the difficulties of chronic back pain and can even laugh along with you through the regular struggles of it.

If you have back pain and need a good laugh, these memes are for you.

1. When you know you can do something, but your back pain stops you:

the office stressing Dwight crying
via dankmemeuniversity Tumblr

2. When you have to make the best out of physical therapy:

Oprah party physical therapy pt
via @cjphysicaltherapy Instagram

3. When your back feels great one day and bad the next:

Anna making plans sleeping
via @meme_queen_xox Instagram

4. When you take advantage of modern medicine:

cat pain killers suggestion
via @spooniesis Instagram

5. When changing your position just a little bit relieves so much of your back pain:

son throwing chair at dad for back pain
via positive-memes Tumblr

6. When that one guy you barely know thinks he knows everything about your back pain:

king of the north advice game of thrones
via @spooniesis Instagram

7. When you sat in a desk with no lumbar support all day:

kermit tired jumps on bed
via @muppets_memes Instagram

8. When you have so much knowledge about back pain, but still struggle on your own:

spongebob squidward helping versus dealing back pain
via @spongebob.memepage Instagram

9. When adulthood just means extra back pain:

this is adulthood: my lower back is killing me
via @ccchiro2015 Instagram

10. When your doctor orders tests for your back, but the scans show nothing new:

stoplight explains MRI results
via Chronic pain memes Facebook

11. When someone tells you yoga will fix your back pain:

tinman yoga
via Pinterest

12. When one little thing exhausts your back:

did something yesterday meme
via @hairdresser.onfire Instagram