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 […]

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 […]

A Lecture on Pelvic Pain at Connect PT, Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

On Nov. 8, 2018, I was very happy to attend a lecture titled, “Uncovering the Black Box of Chronic Pelvic Pain” at Connect Physical Therapy, in New Jersey.

Thank you to Michelle Dela Rosa, PT, DPT, at Connect Physical Therapy, for hosting a great event and thank you to Dr. Allyson Shrikhande for giving a […]

Some of the Pelvic Floor Physical Therapists that Dr. Foye has met so far

I have been VERY fortunate to have met many great Pelvic Floor Physical Therapists in recent years.

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy can be very helpful for a variety of conditions in the pelvis.

Here are a few photos…

Stephanie Stamas PT DPT, with Patrick Foye MD, after her Pelvic Pain lecture, NYC, March 2019

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Collaborating with Pelvic Floor Physical Therapists in Treating Coccyx Pain, Tailbone Pain

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy can be immensely valuable for many patients with certain types of pelvic pain.

I was reflecting this weekend and feeling grateful for having met and collaborated with so many wonderful Pelvic Floor Physical Therapists over the years.

It has been wonderful sharing patients in common, or giving lectures to the therapists, […]

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 […]

Sacrospinous Ligament, External Palpation on Physical Exam, in Coccyx Pain, Tailbone Pain

Below is a very good video where a Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist explains palpation of the sacrospinous ligament on physical exam.

The sacrospinous ligament (SSL) is a connective tissue structure that spans from the sacrum to the ischial spine, hence the name sacrospinous (i.e., sacro – spinous).

However, despite being called the “sacrospinous” ligament, this […]

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapists & Dr. Foye Discuss Coccyx Pain, Tailbone Pain, Coccydynia

It was great chatting today with Pelvic Floor Physical Therapists to discuss #TailbonePain #CoccyxPain #Coccydynia with Rivki Chudnoff (from Hamakom PT), along with Stacey Futterman Tauriello & Kara (both from @5pointPT)

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy, Coccyx Pain, Tailbone Pain

To get your copy of the book “Tailbone Pain Relief Now!” go to: www.TailboneBook.com or […]

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy and Tailbone Pain

As a rehab medicine physician, let me start by saying that in general… I am a big fan and a big advocate for physical therapy as a non-surgical approach to many musculoskeletal/pain disorders. For pelvic floor pain and dysfunction, there are a growing number of physical therapists who specialize in treating pelvic floor pain. […]

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