Pudendal Nerve Pain versus Coccyx Pain, Tailbone Pain

I was recently asked how do physicians distinguish between pudendal nerve pain (also called “pudendal neuralgia”) and coccyx pain (also called tailbone pain, or coccydynia). Below is a very, very brief overview.

Genital involvement: Pudendal nerve pain usually involves the genitalia region, whereas coccyx pain usually does not. Genital symptoms may include pain, numbness […]

Tailbone Pain Questions and Answers for 1.5 Hours on Facebook Live, by Patrick Foye, MD

As part of Tailbone Pain Awareness Day, Patrick Foye, M.D., did more than one and a half hours live on Facebook answering questions about tailbone pain (coccyx pain, coccydynia). The video is on the Facebook page for the Tailbone Pain Center:


Here is the same video, uploaded to YouTube:

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Tailbone […]

How to Get a FREE Book on Tailbone Pain

Act now to get your FREE copy of the book, “Tailbone Pain Relief Now!” Today is Tailbone Pain Awareness Day, November 15, 2018. So, worldwide, you can get my book for FREE through Amazon for the next day or so. Follow These 3 Simple Steps: 1) Go to Amazon for your country and search for: […]

Free Book on Coccyx Pain for Tailbone Pain Awareness Day, Nov. 15, 2018

Learn about Tailbone Pain Awareness Day, which is Thursday, November 15, 2015.

For a very limited time, you can get a free copy of Dr. Foye’s book, Tailbone Pain Relief Now!

Tailbone Pain Awareness Day, Nov. 15, 2018, Free Book

Free e-book, Tailbone Pain Relief Now, by Patrick Foye MD

November 14th, 2018 | Category: Book on Tailbone Pain | Comments are closed

Ricardo Plancarte Sanchez, MD

It was great to once again see Ricardo Plancarte Sanchez, MD, at the Pain Symposium held by the New Jersey Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and New York Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. (NJSIPP and NYSIPP)

“Pain Medicine Symposium 2018″ was held in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States, in November 2018.

Dr. Plancarte has […]

A Lecture on Pelvic Pain at Connect PT, Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

On Nov. 8, 2018, I was very happy to attend a lecture titled, “Uncovering the Black Box of Chronic Pelvic Pain” at Connect Physical Therapy, in New Jersey.

Thank you to Michelle Dela Rosa, PT, DPT, at Connect Physical Therapy, for hosting a great event and thank you to Dr. Allyson Shrikhande for giving a […]

Some of the Pelvic Floor Physical Therapists that Dr. Foye has met so far

I have been VERY fortunate to have met many great Pelvic Floor Physical Therapists in recent years.

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy can be very helpful for a variety of conditions in the pelvis.

Here are a few photos…

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapists with Patrick Foye MD and Dr. Allyson Shrikande, Michelle Dela Rosa PT […]

What Causes Fuzzy MRI images of the Coccyx (Tailbone) in Patients with Coccyx Pain (Tailbone Pain, Coccydynia)?

Someone recently told me online that their treating physician tried to look at the coccyx MRI, to try to find the cause of the person’s coccyx pain (tailbone pain, coccydynia). But the physician reportedly said that the MRI images of the coccyx looked “fuzzy,” so they were not able to see very much detail.

What […]

UK NHS Website on Coccyx Pain, Tailbone Pain, Coccydynia. United Kingdom, National Health Service

Many people in the United Kingdom (U.K.) ask me for information on Coccyx Pain (Tailbone Pain, Coccydynia).

Here are 3 steps for you to follow if you have coccyx pain in the UK:

#1) Here is a link to the U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS) information about coccyx pain:


#2) You can read about […]

How Soon After a Coccygectomy Can You Have a Steroid Injection?

Someone recently asked me:

How Soon After a Coccygectomy can you have a Steroid Injection? The answer is: “it depends.” Most patients tolerate corticosteroid (steroid) injections very well. These injections can be very helpful for a wide variety of painful musculoskeletal conditions. But it is important to recognize that there are some people who are […]

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