This is a common term used to describe nerve irritation and pain, numbness, or weakness. The nerve is usually compressed by a disc herniation, spinal stenosis, or foraminal stenosis.
a general term that describes an injury to a nerve or group of nerves
a nerve with pressure applied to it
Compression of the spinal nerve as it exits the spine between two adjacent vertebra.
(see compressive Lesion)
Entrapment or mechanical pressure affecting a nerve.
Compression of a nerve or nerve root - often by a herniated disc- resulting in pain, numbness or weakness.