Radiculopathies. The term radiculopathy refers to a disease process that involves one or more of the spinal nerve roots. Typically there are 3 most common causes: a herniated disc, central spinal stenosis and lateral spinal stenosis. As a result of the initial insult or injury pain travels along the nerve root distribution in the body.
Radiating pain. Refered pain in a pattern known to be associated with a nerve root pinch neck /arms , back/legs.