hi, u are suffuring from PIVD at l3/l4 &l5/s1. Due to this Disc bulge pressure occurs on nerve roots & radiation
of pain occurs in that dermatotome. Physiotherapy
like intermittent lumbar traction , back exercise reduces pressure of disc bulge for some time & gives relief. Steroid
injections reduces edema & thereby reduces pressure over nerves. According to severty, age & patient demand surgery is a good option (Discectomy
). Nowadays Microdisectomy done with an operating microscope. Exposure is very limited. Morbidity & hospitalisation is less.