The star space correction directly over the herniation site is quite effective for severe low back pain related to the disk injury. This application is for the sub-acute phase which is why there is also two muscle facilitation strips.
This client had tail whipped himself and sprained his lumbar fascia. The two diagonal applications are fascial corrections to support the lumbar fascia. The strip across the low back is a space correction to help remove pain and the vertical strips are erector facilitations.
This is a relatively traditional low back facilitation with a web space correction over her point of pain.