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What Are My Treatment Options For Tail Bone Pain
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
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
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
Unknown: Most commonly a cause is not found. It is usually thought to be from trauma, either old or recent. Rare causes are from an inflammatory condition or infection and those tend to progress and not be the same over 2 years. ...Read more
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 1 more doctor answer
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
See below: Sounds like you have coccydynia or 'tailbone pain'. This can occur with trauma to the tail bone, abnormally positioned coccyx, or poor sitting posture. Try using a good lumbar support to help shift your pelvis forward. This will put the pressure on your ischium. (bottom part of pelvic bone), and will shift the weight off of your coccyx (tailbone). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had tail bone pain for years now, getting worse. Long flight coming up. What should I order for seat?
Take an Air dount: There is a joint in the middle of the pubic bone some time get inflamed. With you and set on, it will suspend the coccyex and get red of the pressures and hopefully relief the pain. ...Read more
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