I know, a bulging disc in your lower back can be so painful.
- You most likely have a L5-S1 or L4-5 disc bulge or maybe a disc herniation at those levels.
- You are probably suffering some type of sciatica pain down your left leg, if you’re a guy, and your right leg, if your a women.
Why do I say left for men and right for women? It’s because of all the people I have met over the years dealing with sciatica pain from a bulging disc.
I have noticed with a man most of the time the left leg is the side of the painful pinched nerve while in women it’s the opposite. I have no idea why that is. This just happens to be a pattern I’ve picked up, but is definitely not a stead fast rule though.
However, what I do know is how to help treat a bulging disc in your lower back.
Here are some treatment options for you below.