I had one that involved 4 discs injected. Took 2 days off and had some trouble for a few more. It is one of the most painful, but I finally got my answer (after 3 full years of trying to find out what was wrong).
Take the meds, if you got 'em...just be careful about the dependency potential. Take care of yourself.
Sciatica, L3-4 Tear, Spinal Stenosis, DDD L3-S1
Fusion (BMP) L4-5 '11
Anterior Fusion (BMP) L3-S1 '13