Treatment options are to prevent inflammation that causes pain and strengthen the patient's body and optimize their overall health to manage a diagnosed herniated disc. The first steps are to decrease inflammation, prevent further injury and improve posture. This may be accomplished with rest, medication and/or a support designed for the lumbar region. These supports wrap around the trunk, encouraging you to be more conscious of form as you move through out your day. It increases warmth and circulation to the region, decreasing inflammation and promoting healing.