Thanks for posting your query.
You are suffuring from PIVD at lumbar and cervical region. Due to this Disc bulge pressure occurs on nerve roots & radiation
of pain and numbness
occurs in that dermatotome. Physiotherapy
like intermittent lumbar/cervical traction , back and cervical exercise reduces pressure of disc bulge for some time & gives relief.
The following measures will help with the pain
• Lie on a hard bed.
• Anti -inflammatory drugs like Tablet Motrin
1 tablet as and when required ( dont repeat a dose before 6 hours) with food.
• Avoid forward bending.
• Correct your posture while sitting
• Avoid prolonged sitting
• Avoid strenuous activity & lifting heavy weights.
• Apply diclofenac
gel on the affected area. Warm compresses will also help.
Wishing you good health.
Dr Saurabh Gupta.