I watched this 3 1/2 minute video, and it looks like something I'm going to try for myself. --- I've been having a lot of difficulties with my low back and hips recently, and have found a number of tips from the guy who does this video to be really helpful. Some of his other methods include using tennis balls, self massage, and more. How to Crack Your Own Back. No Chiropractor Required! I also looked at a book a neighbor lent me this past week called, "Pain Free", by Pete Egoscue. It focuses on techniques to correct underlying structural issues that are causing the pain. My neighbor uses them for his own back problems, and says they work really well as long as he continues to do them. I'm currently waiting for it to get checked back in at our local library. I also purchased a product this past week that has magnets in it, and that I can wrap around my lower back and hold in place with velcro. I tried to find it online and provide a link here, but couldn't find the particular one I bought. But there are a lot of them to choose from. I paid $35 for mine. It has helped alleviate some of my pain, but even more noticeable has been a significant "supportive" feeling I've been experiencing. I noticed it within a few seconds of my trying it on on the store, and asked the owner if it was possible it was improving my certebal/spinal fluid flow. She thought it definitely could be. Whether that's the case or not, those benefits of increased mental clarity, less vertigo, and more are worth the $35 I paid for it.