Great Educational Session on Pregnancy & Childbirth by Ashley Brichter @birthsmarter @beyondbasicspt

Yesterday I attended a great educational session on #Pregnancy & #Childbirth by Ashley Brichter

Ashley is a Certified Cooperative Childbirth Educator, a birth and postpartum doula, and a pelvic health and body-alignment enthusiast.

The talk included discussion of how the position of the coccyx (tailbone) can create problems during childbirth (labor and delivery).

For […]

Kabooti Cushion, for Coccyx Pain, Tailbone Pain, Coccydynia

Kabooti Cushion, for Coccyx Pain, Tailbone Pain, Coccydynia Many of my patients with coccyx pain (tailbone pain, coccydynia) ask me what cushion is best to decrease their pain while sitting. There is no perfect answer for all patients. There are many different cushions to consider or try. Recently, I was in a store that sells […]

Toilet Seat Cushion for Tailbone Pain, Coccyx Pain, Coccydynia, Pudendal Nerve Pain, Pudendal Neuralgia.

Toilet Seat Cushion for Tailbone Pain, Coccyx Pain, Coccydynia, Pudendal Nerve Pain, Pudendal Neuralgia. Some patients find that the most comfortable place to sit is to sit on a toilet seat. This is true for some patients with coccyx pain (tailbone pain, coccydynia). This is also true for many patients with pudendal nerve pain (pudendal […]

Sitting on a Couch causes Coccyx Pain, Tailbone Pain, Coccydynia

Many people with coccyx pain find that couches are terrible for sitting, because even with a cushion the cushion just sinks into the softness of the couch and your tailbone still ends up contacting the sitting surface. So, many people with tailbone pain will avoid couches or sofas. Some people with tailbone pain will […]

Pelvic Pain Lecture by Stephanie Stamas, Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist in NYC

I attended a fantastic lecture on Pelvic Pain this week in NYC by pelvic floor physical therapist Stephanie Stamas, PT, DPT, at Beyond Basics Physical Therapy in NYC.

They have upcoming lectures on related topics over the next few weeks.

I definitely recommend attending these if you are in the NYC area and interested in […]

Infection Rates after Coccygectomy, per Published Medical Research

Here is an excerpt from Dr. Foye’s book, Tailbone Pain Relief Now!

Chapter 25: Coccygectomy: Surgical Removal of the Tailbone. Page 197:

“Published research by Dr. Wood (at Harvard Medical School) documented that after coccygectomy as high as 35 percent of patients have postoperative complications including wound problems (infection or persistent drainage). Meanwhile, Dr. […]

Tailbone Pott's Disease: Coccyx Tuberculosis

What is Pott’s disease, or Pott disease? Pott’s disease is a condition where tuberculosis infection occurs within the spinal vertebral bones. “Pott’s disease” is also called “Pott disease.” Tuberculosis is commonly called “TB.” Tuberculosis infection usually involves the lungs. Pott’s disease is different because the infection is within the vertebral bones of the spine. Which […]

Tailbone Anatomy and Imaging Questions-Answers on Facebook Live, with Jason Woon PhD and Patrick Foye MD, on Tailbone Pain, Coccyx Pain

Tailbone Anatomy and Imaging Questions-Answers on Facebook Live, with Jason Woon PhD and Patrick Foye MD, on Tailbone Pain, Coccyx Pain

On February 21, 2019, there was a Live Question-and-Answer session for more than an hour on the Tailbone Pain Center’s Facebook page.

People from around the world asked questions about coccyx pain (tailbone pain, […]

Dr. Jason T.K. Woon PhD, MBChB, International Lecturer, Anatomy of the Coccyx and Implications on Reading a Standard X-ray

Jason TK Woon, PhD

Please join the NJ Society of PM&R for a special event this Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at 6pm.

The special guest speaker from New Zealand will be Dr. Jason T.K. Woon PhD, MBChB.

Dr. Woon is an internationally known lecturer on the topic of coccyx anatomy and coccyx imaging studies.

Dr. Woon will […]

FREE Book on Tailbone Pain: 1-day only, New Year's Day 2019

FREE Book on Tailbone Pain: 1-day only, New Year’s Day 2019. Go to Amazon. Get the eBook version (electronic version) for Free. You do NOT need to have a Kindle. You do NOT need to sign up for “Kindle Unlimited” (although Amazon tries to offer you that option). Video explaining this:

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