Second Dose, Repeat Coccyx Injection for Tailbone Pain

Tailbone Injections and Repeat Injections are Common and Reasonable for Coccyx Pain There are multiple different types of tailbone injections that are done in the treatment of coccyx pain. Common examples include: local coccyx steroid injection, ganglion Impar sympathetic nerve block with local anesthetic, nerve ablation at the coccyx to deaden/kill the nerve fibers that […]

Unboxing: Tailbone Pain as Published in PM&R Clinics of North America

Unboxing a New Publication on Tailbone Pain, Coccyx Pain, Pelvic Pain Publishing is an important part of any career in Academic Medicine. Publishing is how we share our research, our clinical pearls, our experience and expertise. Publishing makes all of this available to other clinicians, physicians, researchers, and others who may be interested worldwide, for […]

3-D, 3-dimensional CT scan for Tailbone Pain, Coccyx Pain

Medical imaging studies for Tailbone Pain Medical imaging studies can be very helpful in making an accurate diagnosis in patients with coccyx pain (also called coccydynia, or tailbone pain). The most common medical imaging studies for tailbone pain include: X-rays: especially “sitting-versus-standing” x-rays to look for “dynamic instability” ( unstable joints of the coccyx). MRI: […]

Rutgers Article on Dr Patrick Foye and his Tailbone Pain Center

Below is an article published by Rutgers University regarding Patrick Foye, M.D., and his Tailbone Pain Center.

The original article is posted here: http://news.rutgers.edu/news/rutgers-professor-focuses-medical-practice-part-body-gets-little-respect-%E2%80%93-coccyx/20160120#.WYEY71EpASK Here is the non-formatted text: Rutgers Professor Focuses Medical Practice on a Part of the Body that Gets Little Respect – the Coccyx New Jersey Medical School’s Patrick M. […]

MRI of Pilonidal Cyst causing Tailbone Pain, Coccyx Pain

What is a Pilonidal Cyst? A pilonidal cyst is a collection of fluid and tissue, which can cause pain in the area of the sacrum and coccyx (tailbone). I recently published an online article and video discussing the symptoms and physical exam findings of Pilonidal Cyst. You can see that previous article and previous video […]

Is a PILONIDAL CYST Causing Your Tailbone Pain, Coccyx Pain?

Sometimes, Coccyx Pain (Tailbone Pain) can be Caused by a Pilonidal Cyst… A “cyst” is a collection of fluid. Think of it being like a tiny water balloon. A pilonidal cyst is a particular type of cyst that contains not only fluid but also hair and other debris. The most common location for a pilonidal […]

Tailbone Art on Magazine Cover here at Rutgers

Check out this lovely tailbone / coccyx illustration on the cover of our Literature / Arts magazine here at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School:

Full Link: http://njms.rutgers.edu/inside_njms/archives/2017q3/ArsLitBooklet.pdf

Great illustration by Stephanie Ruthberg, New Jersey Medical School. Well done!

 

What's the BEST Injection for Tailbone Pain, Coccyx Pain?

What’s the BEST Injection for Tailbone Pain, Coccyx Pain? Recently, another physician asked me, “What’s the BEST injection to do for patients who have coccyx pain (tailbone pain)?” There are multiple different types of injections that can help decrease or eliminate tailbone pain. But which injection is “BEST”? The answer depends on many factors… This […]

Neck Pain caused by Tailbone Pain?

Can tailbone problems cause neck pain? Some tailbone problems can cause people to also have pain or stiffness in their neck. The most common form of this is due to abnormal sitting (sitting leaning forwards or to the right or left side, which is done to take pressure off the tailbone). A much less common […]

Hip Pain or Stiffness due to Tailbone Pain, Coccyx Pain

Coccyx pain (tailbone pain) can sometimes cause people to also have pain or stiffness in the hip region. Here’s a recent video on this topic. To reveal the video, click on the image or on the link below:

Video on Hip pain with Tailbone pain

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