I have 2 herniated discs L4,L5 I believe and have been fed the percoset, flexaril, Naproxen, Valium concoction for a while. I actually just had to go for my second epidural on Wednesday too. Injury ended my season early last year but I refuse to let it ruin this year. I'm a super big dude too at 6'3 265 so I'm trying to drop down some weight and resume yoga starting this weekend. For me this is an injury I'm going to deal with for the rest of my life as in addition to the herniation I also have a degeneration issue with the discs causing significant sciatica pain when I'm not active at all. I'm 30 so I'm somewhere in the middle age wise as far injury recovery goes. Fortunately I have a high pain tolerance and enough refills on my prescriptions to make it through the season.