Tarlov Cyst Surgery May Relieve Coccyx Pain

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

They found that surgical treatment of Tarlov cysts may help relieve coccyx pain.

 

Here is the link to the full article at the Journal’s website: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S187887501933195X?via%3Dihub

 

Here is the abstract:

World Neurosurg. 2020 Jan 10. pii: S1878-8750(19)33195-X. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.12.163. [Epub ahead […]

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 […]

Podcast Interview Consultant360 for Tailbone Pain Awareness Day 2019

For Tailbone Pain Awareness Day 2019… Patrick Foye, M.D., was interviewed by the healthcare podcast Consultant360.

Dr. Foye is Director of the Tailbone Pain Center at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.

Dr. Foye discussed tailbone pain—an often misunderstood, underdiagnosed, & undertreated condition.

Here is the Link to the Podcast: http://bit.ly/FoyeTailbone360

(Or you can […]

VIDEO: Facebook Live Questions-Answers about Coccyx Pain, on Tailbone Pain Awareness Day

On Tailbone Pain Awareness Day, November 15, 2019, Dr. Foye answered live questions about coccyx pain from people worldwide.

The event was held on the Facebook page for the Tailbone Pain Center, which is located at: https://www.facebook.com/TailbonePainCenter/

Here is the video from the Question and Answer session:

Or you can watch the video […]

Tailbone Pain Awareness Day: November 15, 2019

Last year, 2018, was the first Tailbone Pain Awareness Day. Click this link to read more about last year’s first-ever Tailbone Pain Awareness Day. It included a Facebook-Live session of Questions/Answers about Coccyx Pain, that was 1.5 hours long. You can watch that video here: https://youtu.be/0zio1pqdjpU The day also included hundreds of free copies of […]

Honoring James Oleske, MD, Pioneer in the Care of Pediatric AIDS

This evening it was a pleasure to join with others at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in honoring James Oleske, MD, as he leaves @Rutgers_NJMS after 43 years.

He was the first US physician to diagnose #AIDS in children, in the early 1980’s.

Pediatric Infectious Disease specialist.

Well known as a wonderful doctor, a great […]

Trough, Folding Cushion for Tailbone Pain, Pelvic Pain, Genital Pain

Most patients with coccyx pain (tailbone pain) find that sitting is painful, but that it is somewhat less painful if they use the right cushion. For most people with tailbone pain, the best cushion has a cut-out located just at the back of the cushion (under the coccyx, so that the coccyx does not hit […]

Fibromyalgia and Coccyx Pain, Tailbone Pain, Coccydynia

Fibromyalgia is a very interesting and complex topic in relationship to coccyx pain… Fibromyalgia can worsen the symptoms of coccyx pain: On the one hand, people with fibromyalgia have diffuse/widespread pain throughout multiple areas throughout the body. This can often make it difficult to figure out exactly how much of someone symptoms are coming from […]