How do I help relieve my leg pain after a herniated disk surgery?

Pain relief. Mild bed rest with elevation of lkegs behind the knees will help with stretch on the paraspinous muscles.
It should on it's .. This should do it on own if you are non smoker & your leg pain was predominant pain. Occasionlly, the nerve can still remain irritated from it's prior compression &/or manipulation during surgery. Anti inflammatory meds or meds like neurontin, Elavil or Cymbalta (duloxetine) may help as well. If the pain is persisting, you may need a contrast MRI to see if there is a retained disc fragment or recurrent one.