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How can I relieve my coccyx pain?

How can I relieve my coccyx pain?

Variable: Time. Doughnut seat usually helps if you have to sit for long periods. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Germanovich
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Tailbone Pain (Definition)

Coccydynia or tailbone pain is usually an injury to the bottom most vertebrae beneath your sacrum. When you sit you impact on this vertebrae which means if is injured ...Read more


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Why is my coccyx in excruciating pain?

Why is my coccyx in excruciating pain?

Many possible causes: The pain can be from local injury especially if traumatized such as in a fall. The pain can be referred from another body part including the pelvic organs or lumbar spine. The treatment varies with the cause. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of back and neck pain along the spine after falling on my coccyx months ago?Pain is constant w/sitting/standing/walking

What are possible causes of back and neck pain along the spine after falling on my coccyx months ago?Pain is constant w/sitting/standing/walking

Soft tissue: At your age, chances are your pain is due to a persistent soft tissue inflammation (myofasciitis) vs deconditioning, especially with diffuse complaints including the neck and back. However, if you have had pain for months i would certainly recommend evaluation by a physician before initiating any treatment. ...Read more

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What should I do if my coccyx is in excruciating pain?

Prolotherapy: This is a condition that is caused by movements of the coccyx and ligament injury and can be resolved with prolotherapy visit www.Proloshot.Com or www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org or www. Proloshot.Com. ...Read more

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What can I do about coccyx pain?

Conservative/aggress: First, you need a diagnosis: what's causing the pain? Treatment depends on cause as well as other factors. Commonly, it's due to injury. If it's fractured, surgery is an option, though osteopathic docs use more conservative manipulation techniques to re-position the coccyx. Sometimes there is no visible cause for pain. A good osteopathic exam and manual treatment might prove helpful in such a case. ...Read more

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What can I do about coccyx pain?

What can I do about  coccyx pain?

Suggestions?: See a pain doc start with physical exam then diagnostic injection avoid and narcotics sit on donut cushion. ...Read more

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Severe coccyx pain, what can I do?

Severe coccyx pain, what can I do?

Coccydynia.: This sounds like coccydynia, which is a pain in the tail bone which occurs after sitting on a hard surface for a long time or from falling onto your tail bone onto a hard surface. Can take a long time to heal up. You can try sitting on a "donut", that soft cushion with a hole in the middle that you find at the surgical supply stores. Anti inflammatories and heat may help. ...Read more

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What can be the main cause of coccyx pain?

Usually injury: Although there may be other potential causes for coccygeal pain, the most common cause is injury, even if you don't remember a specific injury. As an osteopathic doc who does a lot of pain treatment & manipulation, the vast majority of coccydinia is due to minor & major coccyx injuries. Even sitting wrong can injure it - fracture it or simply displace it. Manipulation &/or prolotherapy often help. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Roh
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Coccyx (Definition)

Coccyx is the triangular piece of bone at the end of the spine. It is commonly ...Read more