A herniated disc, caused by the soft center of a spinal disc pushing through a crack in the exterior casing, is one of the most common causes of back and leg pain. Although common, herniated discs, also known as slipped discs, can be one of the most painful injuries one can experience. However, not every case of a herniated disc needs medical attention. Here are some ways you can treat a herniated disc at home. Keep in mind, I am not a licensed medical professional, these are simply just tips. If your symptoms are severe and especially if you are pregnant, seek medical attention immediately.