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When i lay in my back on a the floor to do pt, it feels like I am trying to grind my sacrum bone into the floor. Foam mat no help.Very painful! why?

When i lay in my back on a the floor to do pt, it feels like I am trying to grind my sacrum bone into the floor. Foam mat no help.Very painful! why?

there may be a : Variety of reasons. So make sure you are doing your exercises with proper techniques. Make sure you follow specific instructions provided to you by your therapist. If one specific program leads to increased pain, avoid that particular exercise, as there may be alternative exercise that can allow you to achieve same goal. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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My lowest sacrum bone sticks out and i can feel it it is like a ball, it that bad, and should I talk to a doctor? I can not do correct stomach crunches or roll on my back, I have to lean sideways in order to not feel discomfort.

My lowest sacrum bone sticks out and i can feel it it is like a ball, it that bad, and should I talk to a doctor? I can not do correct stomach crunches or roll on my back, I have to lean sideways in order to not feel discomfort.

The : The bottom of the sacrum is called the tail bone or coccyx. Sometimes people are born with them sticking out or sometimes they stick out after an injury (fracture). In severe cases the coccyx can be removed. I would discuss this with your primary care doctor. Good luck! ...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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About a month has passed that i fell in a minor accident about the right side of tail bone and sacrum , i fell some tenderness at these bones.?

About a  month has passed that i  fell in a minor accident about the right side of  tail bone and sacrum , i fell some tenderness at these bones.?

Tail Bone: "tail bone" pain, or coccydynia, could be due to several reasons: direct trauma, or l5-s1 disc protrusion. If the pain is slightly to the side, si joint (sacroiliac joint) may be causing the pain. If the pain is continuing beyond several weeks, you need to get an x-ray, and and then MRI of lumbar and sacrum. The treatment is typically physical therapy, chiropractic, etc. ...Read more

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2 cysts at S2 (racepinephrine) 2cm each cause scallop of bone at sacrum n lamina. Hip stiff n muscle spasm. Feel lump at tailbone when sit. Should go for surgery?

2 cysts at S2 (racepinephrine) 2cm each cause scallop of bone at sacrum n lamina. Hip stiff n muscle spasm. Feel  lump at tailbone when sit. Should go for surgery?

Don't is safe way: Tarlov cysts in this region are not uncommon and are usually not a cause for pain unless one is dealing with soft or osteoporotic bone which can occasionally be subjected to pressure changes by a large cyst creating a fracture of the bone which then becomes painful. See an orthopedist to evaluate you symptoms for the source. ...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