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A 44-year-old male asked:

Had lumbar mri for acute butt pain. says " loss of disc height seen at the l4/5 and l5/s1 levels. degenerative changes of the sacroiliac joints.

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Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery 36 years experience
Coccydinia: Degenerating discs in the lumbar spine lose elasticity and cushioning which can lead to tail bone pain. Cortisone injections (caudal block) along with physical therapy and bracing can help reduce the pain. See a neurosurgeon to identify the source of the pain.
Last updated Aug 17, 2014

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