35 year old male suffering from severe lower back pain and hip pain for over 5 years.  Herniated disc in L4-5.  When checked, the pain existed along the back of the thighs and legs.

Patient felt the pain was 50% better after the first acupuncture treatment.  The pain was under control after six more sessions.  Given the work condition required him to carry heavy equipment, he required reqular treatments every few weeks to manage his condition.