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Parents get older, back pain happens — it’s the bittersweet truth. Help Mom and Dad feel more comfortable with these Gifts for Back Pain. Any of these 50 gifts will help your parents relieve pain, improve their posture, and strengthen their muscles so they can live a life with less back pain.

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Best Presents for Back Pain

These are some ideal presents to get your parents who are dealing with aching back pain or pain in their body in general. The great thing is… these all fit into the $40-$150 price range

1. Heating Pad for Back Pain Relief

This easy-to-use Electric Heating Pad is made perfect to relieve any back pain Mom and Dad have. Heat therapy is known to decrease joint stiffness, reduce pain and relieve muscle spasms, so if your parents feel these symptoms on the regular, this heating pad is the solution!

2. Shiatsu Chair Massager

Comfort is always key, especially if your parents have relentless back issues that hinder them from working. This back massager fits easily into an office chair that will relieve the tension they might feel in their upper neck, shoulders and back

3. Memory Foam Seat Cushion

If your parents spend 8 hours or more a day in a seated position, this comfortable pad is just right for them. It provides additional support Mom or Dad may need to maintain good posture while relieving their back of any stress.

4. Ergonomic Kneeling Posture Chair

Work — especially working from home — has led to an increase in back pain and strained posture. If your parent’s leading cause of pain is from their working posture, then this chair has got their back! (and knees, shins, lower back!). This posture chair has a functional design that gives them the benefits of standing and the relief of sitting all in one

5. Muscle Stimulator for Pain Relief

If finding a solution to Mom or Dad’s pain is your goal — this EMS therapy stimulator is a great pain relief gift. EMS therapy or Electronic muscle stimulation therapy is used by physical therapists to strengthen and repair weakened tissue and muscles.

6. Flyby F1Pro Handheld Neck and Back Massager

The Flyby F1Pro percussion massage gun relieves neck and back pain with up to 50lbs of pressure for deep tissue work. With 6 adjustable heads and 3 powerful speeds this massage gun is perfect for your parents who are looking to relieve the back pain they feel on the day to day.

7. Penetrex Joint & Muscle Therapy Cream

Penetrex Joint & Muscle Therapy is a therapeutic cream that targets any pain points in the back, neck, knee, hand, foot. Mom and Dad can gently apply this on where they feel the most pain and in a few minutes they will feel the healing properties of this pain relief cream.

8. Icy Hot Medicated Patch

hese icy hot patches are the relief your parents NEED if they are traveling and don’t have access to their fancy pain relief massagers and creams. Small and easy to carry in a purse, perfect for a two day road trip or a plane ride to vacation. Gift these patches to your parents to give them the relief they need while they enjoy traveling. .

9. Lifepro Hand Massager

Pain is usually common in the upper shoulders, lower back region — however as parents get older, their pain may spread. This Lifepro Hand massager is the perfect gift for Mom and Dad that have hand aches. With the pressure point release and a variety of heat features, this massager can help them not only relieve their pain but also improve their circulation overall.

10. Cold Therapy Compression Sleeve

Simply take this Freeze Sleeve out of the freezer and slide it onto where Mom and Dad have pain (their ankle, calf, knee, hamstring, quad, wrist, elbow, bicep, tricep, etc…). Instant cold compression therapy is the perfect gift to give your parents! .

11. Arthritis Pain Relief Cream

If your Mom or Dad has arthritis then this cream might be the perfect gift. Great for soothing aches and pains in muscles and joints.

12. Back Realignment Pedal

If seeing Mom and Dad always grimace at their constant pain makes you feel saddened, this back realignment pedal is the solution! It realigns the pelvis, increases lumbar support, and decreases back pain, hip pain, and sciatica pain.

13. Sore Muscle Relaxation Massage Oils

Sometimes the only solution to severe back pain is just using massage oils to relieve the tension. This Sore Muscle Massage Oil is crafted with a unique blend of quality oils to help soothe and dissolve tension in sore, tired and achy muscles — just what your parents need!

14. Renpho Massage Gun

The Renpho Massage gun is designed to provide a deep tissue massage to help relieve muscle pain and fatigue. With great battery life, this massage gun can last up to 1 to 2 weeks on just one charge. 

15. Charge 5 FitBit

Walking is an essential part of taking care of one’s body. Make it easy for your Mom and Dad to keep track of their activity by gifting them a FitBit. The FitBit tracks their steps, miles and activity habits ensuring that they are being active every day!

16. Yoga Acupressure Mat Set

This magnetic acupressure mat set is extra long and large enough to provide your parents a full body massage, loosen superficial and deep muscles and relieve tension in their body. The perfect gift for your parents that they can do from the comfort of their home.

17. Upright GO 2 Posture Trainer

Your parents might have chronic pain from bad posture. Help them fix this by giving them this posture trainer. It will help Mom and Dad develop a daily practice of posture awareness and correction. Most users notice significant improvement within just 2 weeks of using, so allow your parents to be back pain free by helping them with their posture!

18. Manduka PRO Yoga Mat

Yoga is a super easy and beneficial way for your parents to keep their muscles and joints active. Gifting them this yoga mat is the best way to ensure they live an active and pain free life.

19. Orthopedic Sleeping Neck Pillow

This sleeping pillow is designed perfectly to support and align your parent’s head, neck, shoulders, and back. Getting a good night’s sleep is essential and that can’t happen if Mom and Dad are tossing and turning due to their back pain. This pillow brings a reduction of stress for the spine and a rejuvenating feeling for their body.

20. Massage Stones and Warmer Set

This massage stone set relieves pain caused by sprains and strains, and melts away stress to soothe muscle tension, soreness, and stiffness. This is the present your parents need to relieve chronic pain in their backs.

21. Blue Mountain ChaMomile Green Tea

Sometimes all it takes is a relaxing time to alleviate back pain. Gift Mom and Dad this set of chamomile tea which is known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Drinking a hot cup of chamomile tea can naturally reduce upper back pain which might be just what your parents need.

22. Shiatsu Back Shoulder and Neck Massager with Heat

If your Mom and Dad have upper back and shoulder aches — this shiatsu massager was made for them. It comes with heat and 3 speed strength levels, which allow them to get the right amount of pressure on their tense muscles.

23. Chirp Wheel+ Foam Roller for Back Pain Relief

This is a MUST to get your parents who have relentless back pain. The Chirp Wheel+ Foam Roller wheels strengthen the muscles around the spine which helps relieve pressure on the spinal cord. It also corrects the curvature of the spine, improves posture and reduces muscle tension.

24. Kailo Patch

The Kailo is an innovative technological patch that is both flexible and re-usable. It interacts with the electrical signals in your body, naturally relieving pain. The best solution to decrease back pain for your parents.

25. Gallon Large Insulated Water Jug

Water! Doctors agree that dehydration can be a reason why one has back pain. Gift your parents this gallon water jug to ensure they are drinking enough water throughout the day.

Luxury Presents for Back Pain

Your parents deserve only the best! If there is back pain ailing them, these luxury gifts priced 150$ and above will do the trick of easing their day to day life! 

26. Molblly Gel Memory Foam Mattress

All along the reason your parents had back problems could be due to their abhorrent mattress. This gel infused memory foam mattress reduces motion transfer therefore ensuring they have a great night sleep which no back aches the next day!

27. Deluxe Inversion Table

Being upside down can ease the pressure of gravity on the nerves and the disks in the spine. This inversion table is the perfect luxury item you can get your Mom or Dad that is a long term solution for their chronic back pain.

28. Deep Tissue Muscle Massager for Pain Relief

This massager is THE present to get for your parents. This massage gun can effectively relieve muscle fatigue and pain, promote blood circulation, and relieve lactic acid. It also has over 30 settings to fit their comfort!

29. Apple Watch

There is no other gift like the Apple Watch. Perfect for parents that have Apple products already and who are looking for a way to easily track their activity. The Apple Watch is great to track Mom and Dad’s activity no matter what it is. Whether they are playing pickleball or having an intense workout the Apple Watch is a great accessory!

30. Ergonomic Office Chair

The reason why Mom or Dad have bad backs could be due to their choice of chair. This Ergonomic Office Chair eliminates the problem by providing an S-shaped backrest that fits their spine better; protecting the back and shoulders from pain and fatigue from prolonged sitting.

31. Heated Foot Massage Machine

If Mom and Dad are always on their feet, this massager is the perfect relaxation gift to give them. Not only does this bring relief to their feet aches but has reflexology benefits — when pressure to specific points on the feet alleviate pain throughout the whole body. This gift is essential for parents!

Affordable Presents for Back Pain

Buying gifts that are quality yet are reasonable prices might be difficult at times. Not to worry! We have listed items just for parents with back pain all under $40.

32. Weighted Heating Pad

This heating pad wraps comfortably around the neck and shoulders to soothe the pain away. Mom and Dad deserve a heating pad solely for their back pain and the added weight with this pad ensures that their muscles get the attention it needs.

33. Nature's Willow Pain Relieving Patch

This patch reduces pain and any inflammation related aches. Comes with a variety of lovely scents — this will be a present your parents will love to have in their house for when the pain gets too much.

34. Back Stretcher

This back stretcher presses on specific acupoints and promotes circulation; helping Mom and Dad relax the tension in their back after a long day of work.

35. Muscle Stimulator for Back Pain

This muscle stimulator and electric massager provides pain relief, acts as a muscle massager, provides carpal tunnel relief, and acts as a muscle relaxer.

36. ThermaCare Portable Heating Pad

A portable heating pad! What better gift to give your Mom or Dad who loves to travel but unfortunately runs into the occasional back pain. Providing up to 16 hours of pain relief, this is the ideal gift for an on-the-go parent with back pain!

37. Acupressure Mat and Pillow Set

This gift is perfect for pain relief as well as relaxation. This mat will naturally reduce muscle tension if your parents simply lay on the mat daily for 10-30 minutes. This will help massage their pressure points which will help release tight muscles.

38. Ayurvedic Back and Joint Oil

Ayurveda, a natural system of medicine, perfect for the parents that love natural products. This Ayurvedic Massage Oil is great for Joint, Back, Knee and Shoulder ache relief.

39. Dr Teal's Pure Epsom Salt

What better way for Mom or Dad to relax than a soothing bath with Dr Teal’s Pure Epsom Salt, which is known to relax any pain and aches while rejuvenating the body.

40. Simple Workouts Book

A gym membership might be too much for your parents who are new to getting active. Gifting them this workout book is the perfect way to get them started with simple stretches they can do from the comfort of their home.

41. Beginner's Yoga Starter Kit Set

Yoga is a proven way to strengthen the abdominal muscles which will help relieve stress from the back. If your parents have pain, a yoga set to get them active and strong is the gift you need to give!

42. Wood Therapy Massage Set

Wood Therapy is a revolutionary massage technique. This new technique contours the body with wood tools to improve the body’s blood flow and circulation which naturally decreases back pain and soreness.

43. Resistance Bands Set

Perfect for at home use for your parents to stretch their joints. Designed for activating the entire body, with 5 different levels of fitness these bands have good elasticity, provide a strong recovery to make them feel confident and comfortable while stretching.

44. Daily Chronic Pain Symptoms Tracker

If your Mom or Dad have just started to complain about aches in their body — this is the gift to get them to help them see what specific parts of their body are in pain to be able to provide them the best care.

45. Neck and Shoulder Stretcher

Neck pain can be one of the most excruciating feelings. Don’t allow your Mom and Dad to live with this pain. This C-shape cervical stretcher is designed to realign their cervical spine and alleviate the stress they feel on it.

46. Motivational Water Bottle

Back pain can be a result of dehydration. Gift these water bottles to your Mom and Dad which will motivate them to drink the appropriate amount of water which may help them improve their back pain.

Funny Gag Gifts for Back Pain

No parent wants to think about their pain all the time — these gag gifts will not only bring a sense of humor into their lives but will help show your appreciation for them.

47. Back Pain “Getting Old” Funny T Shirt

Poke fun at your parents back pain and aging with this shirt that will no doubt bring a smile — even laughter to your parents. 

48. "I Knee'D Help" Sudoku Book

Perfect gag gift for the parent that loves puzzles and just so happens to have knee pain.

49. Funny “Pain” Candle

Laugh at the circumstances with this candle that will not only smell good but will make everyone who sees it laugh. Just what Mom and Dad need!

50. “I've got your back” Mug

The perfect gift to show your parents you do have their back — literally and figuratively. Your appreciation for them will not go unnoticed with this gift.

We Got their Back!

Any of these 50 gifts will not only bring comfort, care and warmth to their life but also show them your love and appreciation for the years they spent looking after you and you returning the favor. 

Getting in better shape physically can also help improve back pain check out our gift guide on fitness gifts for Mom!

Best of luck finding the perfect present for your parents!

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