Wow! A shocker from my childhood… My parents’ home bathroom recently had the wall tiles removed to install grab bars for their safety. They called me to come see the insides of the walls, which were covered in cartoon sketches drawn by my siblings and I the last time the bathroom was renovated. That […]
Re: Response to coccyx injections. Hi, Folks.
Overall, the specific type of coccyx injection varies from patient to patient, along with differences in how the injection is performed based upon an individual patient’s anatomy and an individual patient’s diagnosis.
For example, regarding anatomy, a ganglion par block would be perform differently in someone who […]
What is coccygectomy? Coccygectomy is the surgical amputation of the coccyx. During coccygectomy, the coccyx (tailbone) is removed. Who needs coccygectomy? Coccygectomy is only medically necessary in a relatively small fraction of patients with coccydynia (tailbone pain, coccyx pain). Typically, coccygectomy is reserved for those patients who have failed to get adequate relief despite a […]
On 9-24-16, Patrick Foye, M.D., Director of the Tailbone Pain Center (www.TailboneDoctor.com) gave a lecture to the APTANJ (American Physical Therapy Association of New Jersey) Women’s Health Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting.
The lecture topic was “Coccyx pain: Overview for Pelvic Floor Physical Therapists.”
Approximately 20 pelvic floor physical therapists attended the 2-hour talk.
Last night I lectured on Tailbone Pain (Coccyx Pain) in Morris County, New Jersey.
Thank you to the Montville, New Jersey, public library for hosting the event in recognition of my recently published book: Tailbone Pain Relief Now!
There was a terrific turnout and I greatly enjoyed the question-and-answer session at the end of my […]
You are invited to attend…
Free lecture on Tailbone Pain (Coccyx Pain). By Patrick Foye, M.D., Director of the Tailbone Pain Center. When: Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at 7:00 pm Where: Montville N.J. Public Library (Morris County, New Jersey, United States) 90 Horseneck Rd, Montville, NJ 07045 Phone:-extension-227 For Free registration, click here.
Proving that a tailbone problem even exists Do you have a lawsuit related to your tailbone injury (coccyx injury)? The first step in a legal case involving a tailbone injury or coccyx pain would be proving that a tailbone problem actually exists. The legal system is generally based on evidence. Subjective factors like self-reported […]
There are many different types of injections that pain management physicians like myself can provide for patients. Often, an important first step is deciding whether any given patient needs an injection at all, and if so which specific type of injection they may benefit from. What is an epidural steroid injection? An epidural injection […]
I am honored and excited to be part of the first ever medical conference dedicated solely to problems of the coccyx (tailbone), such as coccyx pain (tailbone pain, coccydynia).
For more information, go to:
PARIS SYMPOSIUM ON COCCYX DISORDERS
ORGANISED BY JEAN-YVES MAIGNE & LEVON DOURSOUNIAN
PARIS, 2016 JULY 8-9
When there is skin breakdown of ulceration of the skin over the coccyx, it is worth looking for a cause. Sometimes people develop a bed-sore of the skin behind the sacrum and coccyx after spending too much time laying in bed. (The medical term for a bedsore is a “decubitus ulcer”.) Usually, a bedsore […]