Upper buttock pain

Pain at the top of the buttocks. Pain higher up in the buttocks.

  • Sacroiliac Joint pain

    Sacroiliac Joint pain

    The Sacroiliac joint is located at the bottom and just to the side of the back. They can become inflamed and painful. We explain the condition including symptoms and treatment.

  • Myofascial Pain in Buttock Muscles

    Myofascial Pain - Buttock

    Myofascial pain or trigger points in the Gluteus medius and Piriformis muscles can cause pain in the buttock area. A trigger point is a tiny localized knot in the muscle.

  • Bruised buttocks

    Bruised buttocks

    Bruised buttocks or a contusion of the buttocks is bleeding in the muscles caused by a direct impact to the area. This can be from a fall or being hit in the area by a hard blunt object such as a hard ball.

  • Buttock Pain

    Pain in the buttocks is often gradual onset and can include piriformis syndrome, myofascial pain or pain referred from the lower back or sacroiliac joint. A direct impact can cause a contusion or bruising.