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Why does my sacrum hurt when i stand up and put pressure into my feet?

Why does my sacrum hurt when i stand up and put pressure into my feet?

Gravity: 20's male with "sacral pain with standing" might have effects of upper body weight bearing down on pelvis and pelvic joints, a sacroiliac joint. Lax and injured ligaments of the sij might be the pain generator. See an osteopath for hands on diagnosis. If fever see sooner than later. ...Read more

Sacrum (Definition)

Below the lumbar spine and above the tailbone or coccyx lies the sacrum. The sacrum is part of the spine and interacts with the pelvis ...Read more


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I got lumbar surgery an at first i was getting better then my sacrum kept hurting an i get sharp pains on the back of my thighs help?

I got lumbar surgery an at first i was getting better then my sacrum kept hurting an i get sharp pains on the back of my thighs help?

See back surgeon: Back surgeries in some cases fell to resolve the back pain and sometimes depending upon your condition may require pt , pain management and even further surgical intervention. ...Read more

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When my grandma get's up the chair, she say's that the sacrum hurts when she stands up to sit. It hurts when she forces the foot when she stands. Why?

When my grandma get's up the chair, she say's that the sacrum hurts when she stands up to sit. It hurts when she forces the foot when she stands. Why?

Doctor evaluation: I recommend your grandma see her doctor who may get more history and perform physical exam to determine the cause of her pain and provide appropriate treatment for relief. ...Read more

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I can physically feel my sacrum/ coccyx bones when I touch the bottom. Is it normal to feel them? It sometimes hurts when I sit down. What about that?

I can physically feel my sacrum/ coccyx bones when I touch the bottom. Is it normal to feel them? It sometimes hurts when I sit down. What about that?

A donut and patience: Coccydynia or tailbone pain is most likely and has many causes from unknown (most common) to direct trauma, infection, and tumor. It can be treated with a pain reliever or anti-inflammatory medication such as ibuprofen. Limiting sitting for prolonged periods is suggested along with use of a padded cushion or "donut" to protect the tailbone. It can take weeks to months to resolve so be patient. ...Read more

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Fell twice in 4days, both at al apt door after using walker coming from breakfast. Went to ER and ok first time. Have 3mo old sacrum frac. Back hurts ?

Fell twice in 4days, both at al apt door after using walker coming from breakfast. Went to ER and ok first time. Have 3mo old sacrum frac. Back hurts ?

Vetebral fracture: If you have an additional vetebral fracture there are treatment options that can help eliminate or reduce the pain as well has maintaining quality of life. Minimally invasive procedure available is called kyphoplasty were a cement like material is injected into the fractured spine through small canulas. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of infiltration of the sacrum diffusely?

Radiologic findings: This is terminology a radiologist would use to describe changes on imaging that appear to spread throughout the sacrum (bone between waist and tailbone). The cause of the changes can sometimes be determined by the images but often requires a biopsy or other tests. ...Read more

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Sacrum pain on and off for the past 8 months. Can this be a gynaecological issue?

Sacrum pain on and off for the past 8 months. Can this be a gynaecological issue?

Could be: It could be. Have a proper physical exam and possible imaging studies done under the supervision of your physician. ...Read more

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