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What Can Cause A Knot In My Back By My Tailbone
It is possible: There are several variables that could be contributing to your pain such as a poor mattress and pillows. An older mattress that sags in the center can put a strain on your back. It is also important to put a pillow under your knees. This helps the natural curvature of your spine and puts the least amount of pressure on it. ...Read more
I have scoliosis and knots from where my tailbone meets my spine to the middle of my back, they are painful. Any suggestions?
Scoliosis: I would recommend an evaluation with a spine surgeon who specializes in spinal deformity. Physical therapy, chiropractic care, and pain management are important treatment options that can help reduce the pain. It is important to have yearly evaluations to monitor the curvature of the spine and to ensure that it doesn't need surgical correction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be sacroiliac: Joint dysfunction or coccyx injury. Sacroiliac joint is the largest joint in your spine and hurts in people with pelvic imbalance. Happens in people who sit improperly for long time. ...Read more
Spine Pain Options: This pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have lower right back pain that has gotten worse the last three days. I feel a knot right above my tailbone, and i'm off balance when walking. Days before, i did intense exercise and 1 1/2hr yoga.
Post traumatic disc: You may have caused a bad traumatic sprain with hematoma in the lower lumbar spine and may have caused pressure on the sciatic nerve or a herniated disc. I suggest you have it checked by your doctor or go to er and have it evaluated and treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually a : An inflammation of the coccyx and rarely other issues. It is usually self limiting. You should avoid sitting especially on hard surfaces. Rarely, this could be from another reason like a rare tumor called a chordoma. That is why you should get evaluated if the symptoms are persistent or worsen. ...Read more
What could cause painful tailbone and back of hips. Worse around menstration. I have a tilted pelvis would this be the cause? Thanks.
Maybe: Women with a retroverted (tilted) uterus tend to have more back pain with their periods and pain on deep penetration with intercourse. If this is something new or gradually worsening, you should probably be checked to see if something else is going in, like a cyst. Pain worsening around menses could also be a sign of endometriosis. ...Read more
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