Pain Conference was Awesome, NJSIPP and NYSIPP

Dr. Foye recently attended the Pain Medicine Symposium 2017, which is a medical conference for pain management physicians.

The conference was run by the New York Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (NYSIPP) and the New Jersey Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (NJSIPP).

There were physician experts speaking and attending from around the world. Modern treatments […]

Is the Spinal CORD Located at the Coccyx?

Patients sometimes ask me whether the “spinal cord” is located at their coccyx.

It’s a reasonable question, since the spinal cord does extend through most of the human spine.

What is the Spinal Cord? The spinal cord is a dense, relatively tightly packed collection of nerves. The spinal cord is almost like a big, thick […]

Why Doctors Specialize in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

There are many reasons why doctors choose to specialize in a given area of medicine.

The video below was done by the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) regarding why doctors choose to specialize in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R). It features Patrick Foye, M.D., and other PM&R physicians.

To come to […]

Social Media for Public Medical Education

To “Doctor” means “To Teach.” The word “Doctor” comes from the Latin word docēre [dɔˈkeːrɛ] ‘to teach‘. So, a Doctor is a Teacher. Doctors teach patients about the health and about their medical conditions and treatment options. A patient who is well-informed about their condition can make better decisions about their healthcare. There are many […]

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