Be aware that disc herniation could also mask the joint problem, I mean the problem could be not the disc
but the joint !!
Always look in the past for
a small (or big) cause like a trauma, car accident !, because when really no cause is found we should do many investigations in the direction of Rheumatology.
Gabapentin and Pergabalin always help, but do we really need them ? is this a neural pain ?
Cortisol (steroids) are effective in joint pathology ?