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 […]

Male Pelvic Floor Anatomy, Short Video Clip

I like the way this video is really nicely illustrated.

It is just showing the basics, without much detail, but that is a perfect starting point for patients who are just first learning about their pelvic floor.

You can see the short video here:

https://www.facebook.com/mypfm/videos/2179402842349343/

The link above is a 23 second clip from a […]

Should the Coccyx Bones be Fused Together? Does that Cause Tailbone Pain?

Should the Coccyx Bones be Fused Together? Does that Cause Tailbone Pain? There is a lot of variability from person to person regarding fusion of the coccygeal joints. The Completely Fused Coccyx: A Rigid, Non-mobile Tailbone In some people, the entire coccyx is fused, meaning that the individual bones of the coccyx are fused into […]

Tailbone Book, Chapter 4: ANATOMY of Tailbone Pain, Coccyx Pain

Tailbone Book, Chapter 4: ANATOMY of Tailbone Pain, Coccyx Pain 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 the TEXT from the video: Hi. I’m Dr. […]

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