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Treatment Tail Bone Pain
Depending on who is using the term, bone pain can be used to describe a pain that seems very deep, as opposed to something more superficial, or the term can be limited to pain that arises from the bone itself. There are other potential causes of deep pain other than pain from the bone including pain from a pinched nerve ...Read more
Tail bone pain: Avoid any further trauma by sitting on a hardsurface.Use an inflatable ring when sitting on hardsurfaces.Taking warm seatbaths will help with pelvic organs congestion, avoid constipation, take otc medications.When pain is intense local infiltration of the area will. Help, olso manipulation of the sacroccoxygeal joint may be of benefict. Dr seni. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Can't say which one is the best. It is different in patients. Nonsurgical: physical therapy, manipulation, myofascial release techniques, medication, using donut-shaped pillow to sit, if not responding, then nerve block and injections or surgery to remove the coccyx if needed. Check with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I hiked today with a 2000 feet gain 8 miles. I didn't fall at all however I have a growing tail bone pain. What could be casing this?
I fell 4 months ago and i've had tail bone pain since. It hasn't improved. Is it time to see a doctor? What kind of doc should I see?
See your regular doc: He or she will do an x-ray (and possibly an mri). If fractures or dislocations are seen, your doctor can refer you to an orthopedist or spine surgeon he or she trusts. Injuries to the coccyx can be pretty painful. Using a doughnut cushion and nsaids can help. Some times injections to the area and other interventional or surgical procedures need to be employed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ever since i had my child 17 months ago I have had horrible tail bone pain. Got an X-ray and said it wasn't broken or fractured. What is it then?
Coccydynia : Coccydynia refers to pain in the region of the coccyx. Most cases are associated with abnormal mobility of the coccyx which may trigger a chronic inflammatory process leading to degeneration of this structure. Nonsurgical management remains the gold standard treatment for coccydynia, consisting of decreased sitting, seat cushioning, coccygeal massage, stretching, local injection of steroids. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: An anal fissure should not cause tail bone pain unless there is communicating tunneling or an active infectious process going on arising from the fissure. This is a more serious situation and if you feel the two are related, then you need to have it checked by your primary care doc. ...Read more
Tore my acl about 7 months ago and now experiencing tail bone pain? what can I do to not have this pain?
Try doughnut pillow: To sit on, coccyx can hurt for a long time. If this doesn't resolve, see a pain specialist. ...Read more
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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