Does the Middle Cluneal Nerve Cause Coccyx Pain, Tailbone Pain?

I recently watched a video about the middle cluneal nerve as a possible cause of coccyx pain, tailbone pain, coccydynia.

I think that this is possible, but probably very uncommon.

I sometimes treat cluneal nerve pain. It is relatively common to have pain from the SUPERIOR cluneal nerve after bone is harvested from the iliac […]

Free Book on Tailbone Pain, Coccyx Pain, Coccydynia, November 14-15, 2020

In recognition of the 3rd Annual“Tailbone Pain Awareness Day” which will be November 15, 2020…

This eBook is Free on Amazon worldwide: Nov. 14-15, 2020, Pacific Time.

“Tailbone Pain Relief Now! Causes and Treatments for Your Sore or Injured Coccyx” by Patrick M. Foye, M.D., Director of the Coccyx Pain Center at Rutgers New Jersey […]

Facebook Live for Tailbone Pain Awareness Day, November 15, 2020

What: Get live answers to your questions about coccyx pain. Why: In honor of “Tailbone Pain Awareness Day” 2020. When: Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, at 11:00 AM, eastern time. Who: Questions answered by Patrick Foye, M.D., Director of the Tailbone Pain Center, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Where: To Join: On Facebook, go to Tailbone […]

Tailbone Pain Center is OPEN for Telemedicine visits and In-Person Care for Coccyx Pain

The Tailbone Pain Center is OPEN for both Telemedicine visits and In-Person Care for coccyx pain.

During the coronavirus pandemic, we remain dedicated to helping provide answers and relief for people suffering with tailbone pain.

Prior to in-person evaluation and treatment, you will first receive a convenient Telemedicine visit with Dr. Foye so that he […]

Carmichael Throne Chairs and Drummer Stools for Coccyx Pain, Tailbone Pain

A few of my patients with tailbone pain are professional drummers.

One of them recently told me that he finds the Carmichael Throne Chairs (more specifically their stools for drummers) to be significantly helpful when he needs to sit for a prolonged duration when drumming during a set for a live gig.

I don’t sponsor […]

Should Coccygectomy be done for a Tailgut Cyst (Retrorectal Hamartoma)?

Many patients come to see me for coccydynia (coccyx pain, tailbone pain).

Occasionally we discover that their pain seems to be coming from a mass, tumor, abscess, or similar problem. (We see these types of things in ~ less than 5% of our patients with coccyx pain.)

One such mass is called a Tailgut Cyst […]

Tarlov Cyst Surgery May Relieve Coccyx Pain

Below is one research publication from Japan reporting on 9 patients.

They found that surgical treatment of Tarlov cysts may help relieve coccyx pain in some of the patients who had Tarlov cyst surgery.

Here is the link to the article at the Journal’s website:

Below is the abstract: (Presented here as part of […]

Looking Below the Sacrococcygeal Joint in Patients with Coccyx Pain, Tailbone Pain

Today I was informed that my latest publication on coccyx pain has just been published by the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics.

The title is:

Looking Below the Sacrococcygeal Joint in Patients with Coccydynia (Coccyx Pain) Our 3 main points: When treating patients with tailbone pain (coccyx pain, coccydynia), unfortunately doctors often limit themselves to the […]

Podcast Interview by Dr. Betsy Greenleaf, Asking Dr. Patrick Foye about Coccyx Pain, Tailbone Pain, Coccydynia

Dr. Foye was Interviewed about Tailbone Pain, on a Podcast called “Some of Your Parts” Thank you to Dr. Betsy Greenleaf, for helping me spread the word about coccydynia (coccyx pain, tailbone pain). It is a shame that so many patients suffer from tailbone problems, yet most doctors have little or no training in the […]

Free Book on Tailbone Pain, Coccyx Pain, New Year's Day 2020

Free Book on Tailbone Pain, Coccyx Pain, New Year’s Day 2020 Start the New Year with a Free Book on Coccyx Pain (Tailbone Pain, Coccydynia). Go to Amazon’s website in your country, using the links shown at the bottom of this page. The electronic version of the book (e-book, Kindle book) will be completely FREE […]

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