Cycling Pain Article Ignores Tailbone Pain, Coccyx Pain

In this video, Patrick Foye, M.D., gives his initial reactions to a medical journal article that covers the topic of Cycling and Low Back Pain. Dr. Foye points out that the article completely ignores the issue of tailbone pain (coccyx pain, coccydynia) in cyclists. Sitting on a bicycle seat, or saddle, can put direct […]

Sit-ups and Tailbone Pain (Coccyx Pain)

I recently posted a video and blog about exercise and tailbone pain, but I forgot to mention sit-ups!

Doing traditional-style sit-ups are usually very problematic and painful for people suffering from coccydynia (coccyx pain, tailbone pain).

So here is my follow-up video specifically discussing sit-ups and tailbone pain:


To come to Dr. Foye’s […]

Exercise and Tailbone Pain (Coccyx Pain)

What exercises should you avoid or modify if you have tailbone pain (coccyx pain, coccydynia)?

You may want to maintain their fitness, health, body weight, and well-being, without exacerbating (flaring up) your tailbone pain.

This video gives many tips and tricks for ways that you can exercise without making your tailbone pain worse.

The video […]

Motocross Riding Career Ended due to Tailbone Pain (Coccyx Pain)

In the news…

Ryan Villopoto recently retired from his motocross (motorcycle racing) career due to an April 2015 crash in Italy that reportedly caused multiple tailbone fractures (broken bones of the coccyx) and low back injuries of the lumbar spine.

Villopoto is only 26 years old, but was already an accomplished motorcycle racer, including six-time […]

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