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What are the best available treatments for coccyx pain (tail bone pain)?

What are the best available treatments for coccyx pain (tail bone pain)?

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 more

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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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What are the available treatments for coccyx tail bone pain?

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 more

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I had a CT scan for coccyx pain but show left sided ovarian cyst and smaller right sided. Will I need treatment?

I had a CT scan for coccyx  pain but show left sided ovarian cyst and smaller right sided.  Will I need treatment?

Depends: on the size of the cysts. Most cysts resolve on their own, but cysts over 3 cm may require intervention. See a GYN doctor to discuss options. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain in my coccyx (lower tail bone)?

Cushions: The first step is to just avoid putting pressure on the coccyx, such as by using cushions, and avoiding sitting on hard surfaces. Typically there is no intervention for this other than symptomatic management. In rare cases, certain types of injections can be done by a pain management specialist. Even rarer, surgeons can remove the tip of the coccyx, but that procedure is not the most successful. ...Read more

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When you get an MRI of the sipnal cord, does that include the tail bone or coccyx?

When you get an MRI of the sipnal cord, does that include the tail bone or coccyx?

Usually not or never: If the problem is in the sacrum or coccyx the MRI would have to be ordered of that specific area. ...Read more

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What is better treatment of spine tail bone dislocation?

What is better treatment of spine tail bone dislocation?

Let me explain: If what saying is true you have dislocation of the tail bone? Let me ask you ?Dose it bother you a lot? If it dose bother you i think the only solution for that to have and take the tail out ...Read more

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What are my treatment options for tail bone pain?

Supplementations...: From supplementations, hormonal therapy, mesotherapy and your habits of course. ...Read more

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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


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