Common symptoms of facet joint pain include difficulty in bending and twisting the spine, pain, numbness and muscle weakness, explains All About Back & Neck Pain. Another name for facet joint pain is facet joint disease,... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

A facet joint, also called a zygapophysial joint, is a joint connecting one vertebra and another. There are four facet joints at the back of a vertebra, and they're found on the extensions of the bone. These joints don't... More » Science Human Anatomy Bones

Facet joint arthrosis, also known as facet joint osteoarthritis, is an age-related degenerative condition that causes the cartilage of the facet joints between the spine's vertebrae to deteriorate, as stated by the Laser... More »

Doctors give facet joint injections by using a needle to put steroid medication directly into the spine's facet joint, according to Interventional Spine & Pain. Fluoroscopy, a type of medical imaging, is used to locate t... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Symptoms of facet arthropathy include stiff and painful joints in the spine, numbness, tingling, and radiating pain in the extremities, according to the Laser Spine Institute. Other symptoms include poor posture, muscle ... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

The common signs and symptoms of cancer in the spine include pain, muscle weakness, numbness in the legs or arms, general loss of sensation and difficulty walking, according to the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. In... More »

Symptoms of a bruised tailbone include inflammation at the base of the spine, lower back pain, numbness when sitting, painful bowel movements and pain above the buttocks, according to MedlinePlus. Serious symptoms, such ... More »