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What Type Of Doctor Specializes In Tailbone Pain For Teenagers
Orthopedist: Of course it depends on what you mean by "tailbone pain". But chronic lower back pain usually is an orthopedist's domain. Sometimes there can be nerve pinching or a tethered cord, mild spina bifida, etc, but those are rare. Start with your regular doc, to rule out infection or nerve issue, then likely on to the orthopedist. ...Read more
Suffering?: Wheelchairs are not the treatment for coccyx pain. If you are in a wheelchair for another reason, you need to ask for a specialist in seating. There are high tech solutions available in cushions and wheelchair design. The treatments and therapy for coccyx pain depend on the medical cause. Sitting is not comfortable until this is achieved. ...Read more
My 15 yr old daughter has been in coccyx pain for 6 mos. She had an xray, pt, nsaids and uses a donut pillow all the time. What is next? Spine doc?
Yes: If pain has persisted for six months then further work up is needed to make a diagnosis. A spine doc or orthopaedic surgeon could examine and order any necessary test (s). It may possibly be an intrapelvic problem and not the coccyx itself. ...Read more
What to do if I'm suffering from coccydynia - a pain in the tailbone. Suggest me names of good doctors in kolkata for cure.?
Usually time: This condition is usually better over time but that can be months. Avoid sitting especially on a hard surface or for prolonged periods of time. Use a doughnut style pillow when sitting to take pressure off that region. If the pain is severe get it checked to make sure there is no other issue causing the pain in this region. Medication can help. See an orthopedic surgeon or a physiatrist. ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm suffering from coccydynia - a pain in the tailbone. Suggest me names of good doctors in kolkata for cure.?
I've been having serious tailbone pain ever since I had my kid 15 months ago, doctors won't do anything just hand me meds and say stay off my butt?
Find an Osteopath: When you give birth, the joints in you sacrum open and move. Sometimes afterword they close slightly misaligned, which can cause pain. I have seen great results with omt (osteopathic manipulative treatment) in treating this.** I would try to find a good do that does manipulation in your area. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. My question is how you feel about other doctors saying there is no such illness? My symptoms are low back, tailbone pain, and leg pain. Is fibromyalgia "Fake Pain"? I also suffer from bipolar depression.
It's unfortunate: It's unfortunate that professionals discount the pain fibromyalgia patients experience. While not an expert in that field, I do treat patients who have been "accused" of faking their pain, despite often traumatic physical injuries that preceded it. We don't yet seem to understand the mechanisms that create such pain, but the research I've seen suggests it is "real"--not always just in your head. ...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 more
Hx of broken tailbone 7 yrs ago, recently experiencing axial coccyx pain, especially after exercise. Got an X-ray and it was normal. What to do?
Coccydynia: Tailbone pain can occur with or without injury. Only real concern is to exclude a sacral tumor (extremely rare). If bowel/bladder habits normal, probably ok. Treatment included nsaid's, and a sitting pillow. Not a doughnut, but a foam wedge with triangle cutout. This keeps you sitting leaning forward without pressure on the coccyx. If persistent, removal is rarely needed but successful. ...Read more
One of the causes of coccyx pain is previous trauma to the area. Also, bicycle riding, particularly spinning where there is a lot of banging into the seat, can contribute to coccyx pain. Muscle spasm of the pelvic floor can be a cause of coccyx pain.
I would start with a visit to the doctor. ...Read more
Pemf: Use pulsed electromagnetic device to reset pain. ...Read more
Doughnut pad: The best and easiest treatment is to use a doughnut pad to relieve pressure on your coccyx. If this fails to relieve your pain, you should be seen for an examination. ...Read more
Coccydynia: Coccydynia literally means pain coming from the tailbone and its cause is not known. Because the condition responds exceptionally well to an injection of cortisone directly into the coccyx and because cortisone is a powerful anti-inflammatory, it is felt the condition may be from an inflammation of the coccyx. Consider being seen, thank you for your question. ...Read more
Coccyx: Lunges and squats, but watch for pain level. ...Read more
Let me tell from: Experience the best one is the daunt one which suspend the area. ...Read more
Conservative/aggress: First, you need a diagnosis: what's causing the pain? Treatment depends on cause as well as other factors. Commonly, it's due to injury. If it's fractured, surgery is an option, though osteopathic docs use more conservative manipulation techniques to re-position the coccyx. Sometimes there is no visible cause for pain. A good osteopathic exam and manual treatment might prove helpful in such a case. ...Read more
Coccydynia.: This sounds like coccydynia, which is a pain in the tail bone which occurs after sitting on a hard surface for a long time or from falling onto your tail bone onto a hard surface. Can take a long time to heal up. You can try sitting on a "donut", that soft cushion with a hole in the middle that you find at the surgical supply stores. Anti inflammatories and heat may help. ...Read more
Usually injury: Although there may be other potential causes for coccygeal pain, the most common cause is injury, even if you don't remember a specific injury. As an osteopathic doc who does a lot of pain treatment & manipulation, the vast majority of coccydinia is due to minor & major coccyx injuries. Even sitting wrong can injure it - fracture it or simply displace it. Manipulation &/or prolotherapy often help. ...Read more
Coccyx pain: You should be evaluated by your doctor. Severe coccyx pain may be due to a number of reasons including injury, fracture, or a tumor. It would be advisable to see your doctor and be properly evaluated. ...Read more
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