There is no universal treatment method.
Each patient should be assesed as the unique case and treatment should be adjusted to progressive outcomes.
Futher medical testing or consultation may be recommended if necessary.

In case of disc herniation or disc dehydration employing following rules could significantly improve treatment results :

1/ UNDERSTANDING by the patient which daily activities may increase symptoms and delay improvement.
2/ Temporary RESTRICTION of certain acivities may be necessary to achieve progress.
3/ Patient should feel no worst or should feel better during and after physical therapy session !
4/ Taking pain reducing medication prior physical therapy treatment is not recommended in some cases as they chemically reduce symptoms  and impact proper assessment.
5/ Individually designed, progressively changing TREATMENT may reguire repetitions and time to reach objectives .