Doctor Oz did a segment on back pain, what causes you to get a sore back, and what back pain home remedies and cures can you try? 9 out of 10 people who are 50 years old have had back pain before. In fact, back pain is the main cause for disability for people younger than 45 years old. From acupuncture to surgery, doctors try lots of methods to get rid of back pain. In America we spend the same amount on cancer treatments as we do on curing back pain!