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Resume Exercise Tailbone Injury
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
Upto a year for the : Pain to improve and tenderness to resolve, in a majority of cases. In some it might even take longer. ...Read more
Tailbone injury 2.5 years ago and it still hurts now. What medication can I take to ease the pain?
How to care for a tailbone injury 6 week old injury, still very painful. How do I know if i broke it?
Xray or bone scan: Broken tailbone (coccyx) is usually diagnosed with a x-ray but may require a bone scan or MRI to conform it. A rectal exam confirms it clinically .Sitting down can be quite pain and can require you to sit on doughnut like cushion to take the weight off of it. Stool softeners are necessary so that bowel movements are softer and easier on the tailbone. ...Read more
Depends: "tailbone" injuries can be very painful and for a very long time. Pain will probably dictate your return to your sports. Of course re-injury can occur but that is a risk you take. Work with your doctor, sports trainer and coach on when to return. You may need to see someone skilled in injuries in this area. Sometime it is necessary to remove a tail bone due to pain and to restore activity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can crutches be used for a coccyx (tailbone) injury if most of the pain is from walking and putting pressure on one leg?
With a tailbone injury can you do strength training w weights ie squats,leg press, hip abducter and cardio - elliptical?
Varies: It varies somewhat based on the severity of the injury. If it is a fracture, you would be well suited to avoid exercises that put extra strain on that area such as seated military press, etc for 6-8 weeks. If it was more of a soft tissue injury, than basically you would just try to keep your activities to such a level that your pain is not aggravated, but could increase them as tolerated. ...Read more
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