Chronic back pain management can get much better changing acute pain care. An inspirational talk by Lorimer Moseley.
Just to remember, the majority of patients suffering of lumbar disk herniation get better with manual therapy/osteopathy/physiotherapy/conservative treatment. A case described at: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1511194#t=article
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence published an updated guideline for low back pain and sciatica where manual therapy is recommended together with exercise.
Read more at:https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/NG59/chapter/Recommendations#non-invasive-treatments-for-low-back-pain-and-sciatica
Massimo Monticelli M.Ost