Hello and thanks for the query
These type of changes are common in older age above 35. If you follow certain precautions and take care of your spine than it will never get worsen. It is not classed as a disability
. Precautions you have to follow are:
1. Use hard bed to sleep.
2. Use lumbosacral belt while driving and walking.
3. Avoid all jerky movements of spine.
4. Use analgesic
and anti-inflammatory drug to reduce pain.
5. Hot fermentation also help in reducing symptoms.
6. Do not lift heavy weight.
7. Bed rest
is best treatment in worse condition.
Hope this will help you.