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What could I do to crack my tail bone?

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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Fall

Falling is the usual cause of cracked tailbone.

In brief: Fall

Falling is the usual cause of cracked tailbone.
Dr. George Valdez
Dr. George Valdez
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Dr. Justin Esterberg
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Fall

The tailbone consists of the sacrum and coccyx.
A simple fall from standing height could cause a crack/fracture of the coccyx. It typically takes higher energy falls to break the sacrum....I.E. A fall from a height even as low as 3 to 5 ft.

In brief: Fall

The tailbone consists of the sacrum and coccyx.
A simple fall from standing height could cause a crack/fracture of the coccyx. It typically takes higher energy falls to break the sacrum....I.E. A fall from a height even as low as 3 to 5 ft.
Dr. Justin Esterberg
Dr. Justin Esterberg
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