Spine facet & nerve root pain can be caused by a variety of conditions. degenerative disc disease, herniated discs, spinal stenosis, and facet joint arthritis are just a few of the possible causes. Symptoms can vary depending on the location and severity of the underlying condition, but they may include sharp or shooting pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness. In some cases, the pain may radiate into the arms or legs. Treatment for spine facet & nerve root pain typically depends on the underlying condition. However, various conservative options such as physical therapy, exercise, and weight loss may help to ease symptoms. In some cases, surgery may be necessary to correct the underlying condition.