How can I relieve the pain in my lower back or lumbago?

Core strengthening. The best thing for low back pain (assuming no structural problems) is to strengthen your core. This means sit ups, crunches and other abdominal and back-muscle exercises. There are tonnes of good work outs available online these days. Better yet find a work out buddy who can help to motivate you. Just make sure to check with your doc before starting any new exercise program.
Several ways. You must be proactive in terms of lifestyle changes including: weight control, regular exercising & not smoking. Make sure to have adequate sleep & good vitamin d/calcium intake. Most people remain functional without spine surgery for back pain. You may need additional treatment that may include physical rherapy, medication as well as possible pain management techniques. Back support can help.

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Might I still practice a sport after suffering from lumbago/lower back pain?

Yes. Pay close attention to strengthening your core muscles. Using an anti-inflammatory medication will likely help your back pain. Stay active. Read more...

Should I still practice a sport after suffering from lumbago/lower back pain?

Possibly. As long as the sport doesn't worsen your pain, it should be ok. Check with your physician before you restart. Read more...
Yes if better. Exercise, in general, is helpful for back conditions. As long as your symptoms have resolved you can usually resume all activities. Sports activities can sometimes place certain stresses on musculoskeletal structures that vary with your age, your skill abd form, your underlying conditioning and the level you play your sport at ( recreational to pro) and what type of specific sport you engage in. Read more...