Tailbone Pain: Hot Topics, Assessment, and Treatment

Discussion with Tracy Sher and
Dr. Patrick Foye


  • 1 hours 
  • NY CEUs available
  • For other states, check for reciprocation or individual application



  • Medical and Fitness Professionals
  • No pre-requisites
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What can I expect?

Dr. Patrick Foye answers questions like:

  • What are the most common causes of coccyx pain? 
  • What are the most common things that clinicians miss when treating patients with coccyx pain? 
  • Why don't more clinicians know how to evaluate and treat coccyx pain?
  • What do you mean when you talk about the "chicken and the egg" question when trying to figure out the relationship between coccyx pain and pain throughout the rest of the pelvis or pelvic floor? 


What people are saying:

Love love how thoughtful you are Dr. Foye!!!
Thank you for being such a quality provider!!! We need more like you!
Love this! Thanks for spreading your knowledge. Great perspective and overview, including the medical component that I am not as familiar with.

What You Will Learn:

After completing this course participants will:
  • Understand the scope of diagnoses that can cause coccyx pain, including musculoskeletal causes (such as coccygeal dynamic instability, distal coccyx bone spurs, arthritis, fractures, dislocations) and potentially life-threatening causes (such as cancers and bone infection). 
  • Understand the role of imaging studies in the evaluation of coccyx pain. 
  • Understand the multi-disciplinary approach, including collaboration between a physician providing various types of local coccyx injections in coordination with Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy. 
Learn ways to problem solve a variety of sexual health issues.
Feel comfortable navigating psychosocial nuances while learning practical skills to do so. 

Do you want to watch THIS webinar and ALL of our other webinars for one yearly price? 

The Global Pelvic Health Alliance Membership offering features designed to help you grow your clinical skills and build your business. 
  • Webinars: an amazing set of webinars (like this one) that are all included in the membership with the ability to be present at the live recording and ask questions to the presenters.
  • Illustrations: We have an illustration that creates anatomy illustrations for us. We are constantly looking for ways of presenting the anatomy in ways that are more accurate and descriptive.
  • Handouts: Using the illustrations and an amazing team of colleagues to help review, we create a collection of handouts for you to use with your patients/clients!
  • Premiere Directory Listing: While anyone can have a free directory listing, GPHAM members get to have a profile picture, live links, and photo galleries to stand out. 
  • Global Pelvic Health Support Community: In addition to resources, you can also ask to join the private FB page with hundreds of multidisciplinary professionals from around the world to help you out!

Tracy Sher, PT, DPT, CSCS - Your Host

Tracy Sher is a pelvic physical therapist and is the founder of Pelvic Guru, Pelvic Guru Academy, and the Global Pelvic Health Alliance Membership. She is also an instructor for Pelvic Guru Academy, teaching Pudendal Neuralgia and Complex Pelvic Pain Solutions. 

Patrick M. Foye, M.D. 

Dr. Patrick Foye, M.D., is Founder and Director of the Coccyx Pain Center (Tailbone Pain Center), located in the United States, just outside of New York City. He is a Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, in Newark, N.J. 
In addition to publishing in peer-reviewed medical journals and textbooks, Dr. Foye also extensively publishes educational materials directly for people suffering from coccydynia (coccyx pain), which you can find on his website, on his YouTube channel TailbonePainDoctor, on, and on Twitter @TailboneDoctor. 
Dr. Foye authored a 272-page book titled, ""Tailbone Pain Relief Now!"" which is available on Amazon. 
Dr. Foye has received many teaching awards and has given over 500 local, regional and national lectures regarding musculoskeletal pain, rehabilitation, and especially coccydynia. 
USA Today newspaper named Dr. Foye on their list of “Most Influential Doctors”. The American Academy of PM&R (AAPM&R) honored him with their national “Distinguished Clinician Award”.
Clinically, Dr. Foye is sub-specialty board-certified in Pain Medicine, and his niche area of therapeutic injections for coccyx pain has drawn thousands of patient visits from all across the country and internationally. 


What is the Cancelation & Refund Policy?
Individual GPHAM webinars are non-refundable. 
For other courses, the option for a full refund is available within 48 hours of purchase, however it is non-refundable upon either of these conditions:
  • You have viewed more than 50% of the course material
  • You have already claimed your CE certificate
If you need additional assistance with a refund or course concern, please email
Will there be any part of this live course where I could be recorded?
Live participation parts of courses may be recorded live and screenshots maybe be taken by the instructor or the host. If your camera is on, your microphone is on, or you type comments in the comment section, your participation will be part of that recording. If you do not wish to be part of this recording, you will be responsible for keeping your video and audio recording OFF during any live recorded sessions. 
How can I use the handouts, videos, and course supplemental material?
You will be provided with online content and recordings of the course as well as slides and material related to the course. This material is for your personal use only.  Please do not use clips of video, screen captures, screenshots, or copying in any way, that you might be presenting it as your own (whether or not it is for financial gain). Sharing a screenshot to social media that is credited to the instructor and/or Pelvic Guru, LLC is acceptable. If you would like to use any of this content for an independent project, you need to discuss this directly with Pelvic Guru and the instructor of the course. 
Will I have to exercise or have a space to move for this course? 
Some of the Pelvic Guru Academy courses have sections in them in which you will have the option of doing movement at various levels. Understand that all physical therapy, rehabilitative, and strength training instruction and use of all facilities and equipment shall be done at you own risk, and please be physically and medically able to undertake any and all physical therapy, rehabilitative, and strength training instruction provided in the course.