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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Can you Ride a Bicycle if you have Coccyx Pain, Tailbone Pain?

The 4 main factors for using a bicycle despite tailbone pain would be: 1) a coccyx cut out, so that the coccyx is not directly hitting into the bike seat. 2) a wider-than-usual bike seat, so that more of the body weight is on the other sit bones (on the ischial bones) rather than on […]

Periosteum of the Coccyx: Tailbone Periosteal Layer and Coccygectomy.

Periosteum of the Coccyx: Tailbone Periosteal Layer and Coccygectomy.

Recently I have received a lot of questions about the periosteum and whether the periosteum should be left in place when ppatient undergoes a coccygectomy (surgery to amputate or removed the coccyx, or tailbone).

What is the periosteum? The periosteum is a very thin layer of […]

Tailbone Book, Chapter 13: Cancer Causing Coccyx Pain, Tailbone Pain.

Tailbone Book, Chapter 13: Cancer (Malignancy) Causing Tailbone Pain, Coccyx Pain Is your Tailbone Pain Caused by Cancer??? This is the next in a series of coccyx pain videos, giving you highlights from the chapters of Dr. Foye’s book, “Tailbone Pain Relief Now!” The actual VIDEO is at the bottom of this page. Here is […]

Soft vs Hard Cushions for Tailbone Pain, Coccyx Pain. Which cushion is best?

How Hard Should your Cushion be for Coccyx Pain, Tailbone Pain? Should your Tailbone Cushion be Softer or Harder? Which cushion is best?

Many patients ask me about what is the “best” cushion for them to sit on to help decrease their coccyx pain (tailbone pain, coccydynia).

In this video, I review a coccyx cushion […]

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