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What are my treatment options for tail bone pain?

What are my treatment options for tail bone pain?

See below: Try a tailbone cushion and 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 more

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Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
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Bone Pain (Definition)

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


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What are the available treatments for coccyx tail bone pain?

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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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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What are the best treatment options for chronic back pain?

What are the best treatment options for chronic back pain?

Lifestyle changes: Not smoking, weight control and regular exercise are the key ones. Modifying activity that aggravates the back, trying a back support and use of medication if not medically contraindicated can also make a difference. Physical therapy and injections through pain management may help. Most are treated non operatively. ...Read more

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What are effective treatments for severe bone pain?

What are effective treatments for severe bone pain?

Find the cause: First need to know what is producing the bone pain and treatment varies depending upon what is producing the bone pain. ...Read more

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What are some treatment options for chronic back pain?

What are some treatment options for chronic back pain?

Depends on the cause: Treatment for chronic back pain really depends on the cause. If the cause is a muscle/tendon issue, back stretching and strengthening is usually beneficial. If it is due to poor body mechanics, then having a trainer and ergonomic specialist may be helpful. See your doctor to find the cause and discuss with him/her about what treatment options are best for your specific situation. ...Read more

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What are the conservative options for treating low back pain?

What are the conservative options for treating low back pain?

Back Pain: Conservative measures in my opinion for back pain include the following: NSAIDS , muscle relaxers short term ( not soma), stretching and range of motion exercises, physical therapy, osteopathic manipulation, in some cases chiropractic care, very short term use of pain medications in the acute phase, local heat, rest for 24-48 hours, plain X-ray. No CT or MRI without neuro deficit for 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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What are the options for severe tail bone pain in male of 45 years??

What are the options for severe tail bone pain in male of 45 years??

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

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I have a stabbing pain on my scapula bone what causes this and what are the treatments ?

I have a stabbing pain on my scapula bone what causes this and what are the treatments ?

Scapula Pain: Inflammation can occur underneath the shoulder blade where there is a bursa. This is called scapulothoracic bursitis and can be treated with therapy, NSAIDS, pain medications, and possibly a steroid injection. Make an appointment with an Orthopaedic shoulder surgeon to be evaluated and discuss treatment options. Take care, Joe Wilson. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for a dislocated knee?

What are the treatment options for a dislocated knee?

Dislocated knee: A dislocated knee usually refers to a complete or near complete separation of the tibia relative to the femur (thigh bone). Depending on the location of the tibia dictates ligament and soft tissue injury. Typically an x ray is performed following a careful neurovascular assessment of the limb. The peroneal nerve should be checked along with the distal pulses at the level of the foot. ...Read more

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What is the best cure or treatment for knee pain, apart from surgery?

What is the best cure or treatment for knee pain, apart from surgery?

Knee pain: The right first thing to do is to see an orthopedist for a diagnosis of the cause of the pain . Then a treatment plan can be developed . ...Read more

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What are the treatments for upper back pain?

What are the treatments for upper back pain?

Depends: It depends in part on the length and severity of the pain as well as the underlying cause. Many simple cases are treated with rest and medications, more involved cases are often treatd with physical therapy or chiropractic. Imaging the spine to aid in the diagnosis is oftened used for potentially more aggressive options. Thank you. ...Read more

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What are options for pain management for nerve pain?

What are options for pain management for nerve pain?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the neuropathic pain. Standard pain drugs such as advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) do not work. Sometimes drugs such as Gabapentin or Lyrica will work. Narcotics sometimes help as well. Drugs such as antidepressants and anticonvulsants are sometimes uses as adjuvant therapy. Depending on the cause treatment such as epidural steroid injections or other invasive techniques maybe help. ...Read more

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What is surgical treatment for lower back pain?

What is surgical treatment for lower back pain?

Back pain surgery: Surgery for back pain can be either a discectomy where a part of the disc is removed or a fusion where 2 painful vertebrae are fused together as one (usually using screws and rods) . ...Read more

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What are good treatment for joint pain?

What are good treatment for joint pain?

Get eval: Stretching, heat from a shower or heating pad (don't get burned), massage, & acupuncture can help. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic. ...Read more

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What are the best therapies for lower back pain (s.I. Joint pain)?

Several: Regular stretching, core strengthening, proper posture & mechanics, massage, acupuncture, some topical treatments, osteopathic manipulation & more can all be effective low back pain treatment. The si joint is complex and takes much of burden of forces transferred from the upper body. By restoring proper function, omm can help provide sustained relief from low back pain due si dysfunction. ...Read more

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What kind of treatmments are available for serious back pain and already had surgery and is there another way besides medication , pain managment?

Spinal Cord Stim: Evaluation with a reptable pain management physician who can evaluate then implant the stim, after a trial. Nice thing about a spinal cord stim is that you can and indeed are required to, try it for a few days before the permanent implantation. ...Read more

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What are some treatment options for a dislocated knee?

What are some treatment options for a dislocated knee?

First reduction: Dislocating your knee not just you patella implies injuring 2 to 3 major ligaments in your knee. Trying casting often leads to stiffness. If old and recurrent instability you could try a brace but may need to reconstruct he torn ligaments. ...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


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