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I have a dislocated coccyx. The dislocation is not suitable for manual manipulation. What surgical options are available to me, and the side effects.
Coccyx: Surgery for this is rare. Removal is the best bet if you've exhausted conservative treatment. ...Read more
My mother is 76 and has a dislocated coccyx, oral med has only led to dependency, pt did not help. Do we have other options? history of sepsis and c-diff
Pls advise long term prognosis of fractured coccyx, dislocated (90 degrees to spine) for 33 year old female. Thanks !?
Can non dislocated fracture of coccyx trigger delayed neuralgia in neck and skull? injured beg November, neuralgia stared end Dec. Tks.
Highly unlikely: There is virtually no chance that the neuralgic pains you're feeling from December in the neck or the "skull" as you put it have anything to do with the coccygeal fracture. It would be kinda like finding a Polar Bear sunbathing in the Amazon Rain Forest! Totally WRONG location! Nice thing about fractures is that PAIN marks the spot...like the X on a treasure map! Anything else is "fool's gold!" ...Read more
Could happen: Typically can be a post-traumatic finding if one lands forcefully right on the coccyx. It can fracture, or can dislocated. Sometimes some people have something called hooked coccyx, where there is no dislocation, but there is an acutely angled (inwardly angled coccyx), these all could be symptomatic and cause pain in the tailbone area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have broken and dislocated my tailbone and keep hearing loud cracking sounds. Should I be concerned?
Only is painful: Fractures of the coccyx or tail bone can occur and can be quite painful. Several muscles attach to the tail bone and contracting these muscles could cause the bone to shift and/or crack. But as long as you don't have pain, you can leave it alone. If there is pain, this should be checked out by your doctor. Rarely the tailbone can be excised if it is causing a lot of pain. ...Read more
Pain or swelling: Finger dislocations are common from minor injuries. If there is pain, swelling, bruising, deformity and difficulty with range if motion you should suspect a dislocation. The joint can relocate spontaneously or may require a physician's help. Seek medical advice and have an x-ray done. Usually a simple problem to correct unless there is also a fracture or other complication. ...Read more
Ligamentous laxity: Certain people have ligamentous laxity of the shoulder. If your dislocation have all been non traumatic from the start this may very well be the case. Physical therapy can help and avoiding certain positions or activities can decrease the amount of dislocations. Get evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in shoulders to start. Avoid voluntarily dislocating shoulder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a bankart repair 4 months ago and have now dislocated again. Is it possible to dislocate and not do any damage? I keep subluxing now.
Usually no there is : Torn ligaments and labrum are the rule unless you are hypermobile genetically ...Read more
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