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Loyola Pelvic Pain Clinic

Hi all!

I have an appointment at Loyola Pelvic Pain Clinic in Chicago. I am wondering if anyone else has been there and had success?

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I've just seen Dr. Colleen Fitzgerald at Loyola in Maywood. I highly recommend her. She is very compassionate and extremely knowledgeable regarding pelvic pain.

I was diagnosed after a VERY thorough examination with pudendal neuralgia. Given a prescription for MRI, PT and gabapentin to start.

If you are in the Chicago area I highly recommend her.

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When you mention the cluneal nerve, are discussing the inferior cluneal branch of the posterior femoral cutaneous nerve(PFCN) which innervates the lower inner buttocks?

Is Dr. Colleen Fitzgerald at Loyola a peripheral nerve surgeon or a gynecologist that does pudendal nerve surgery? The pudendal nerve does not go to the buttocks but the PFCN does.

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I actually have pudendal neuralgia. Dr. Fitzgerald is an OB/gynie/physiatrist. She is not a surgeon. She would refer you to a surgeon.

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