Videos of Standard X-rays of the Coccyx (Tailbone), AP and Lateral Views

Below are a couple of videos showing how standard x-rays are done at the coccyx (tailbone).

These are sometimes done for patients who have coccyx pain (coccydynia, tailbone pain).

In general, the best x-rays are the sitting-versus-standing x-rays, and you can read more about those here at this link:

But unfortunately most radiology centers […]

Does local anesthetic relief predict response to coccygectomy?

I’d like to clarify… absolutely I do say that it is important to notice how much relief there is during the 1st hour or so after a local anesthetic injection. If a local anesthetic injection at the coccyx is done under image guidance (such as fluoroscopy, thus confirming accurate/appropriate placement of the injection) and […]

Viscosupplementation Injections (Hyaluronic Acid Injections) for Coccyx Pain, Tailbone Pain

Can viscosupplementation injections help relieve coccydynia (coccyx pain, tailbone pain)? Viscosupplementation injections (hyaluronic acid injections) in the United States are currently only FDA-approved for osteoarthritis of the knee. However, we certainly know that many patients have osteoarthritis (also called degenerative joint disease) at other joints, including at the coccyx. So, theoretically, doing these types of […]

Patrick Foye, MD, is Board Certified since 1997

Patrick M. Foye, M.D., is a physician (medical doctor) who is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation since 1997.

American Board of PM&R, Patrick M Foye, MD

Dr. Foye is also Board Certified in Pain Medicine, since 2004.

Dr. Foye is the Founder and Director of the Coccyx Pain Center (Tailbone Pain […]

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapists & Dr. Foye Discuss Coccyx Pain, Tailbone Pain, Coccydynia

It was great chatting today with Pelvic Floor Physical Therapists to discuss #TailbonePain #CoccyxPain #Coccydynia with Rivki Chudnoff (from Hamakom PT), along with Stacey Futterman Tauriello & Kara (both from @5pointPT)

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy, Coccyx Pain, Tailbone Pain

To get your copy of the book “Tailbone Pain Relief Now!” go to: […]

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