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.
Consider. Consider being seen by an osteopathic physician. Osteopathic physicians have additional training in the musculoskeletal system and may be able to find the root of the problem or offer additional treatment or therapy (to include osteopathic manipulative medicine)depending on what is found on physical exam and further review of the history.
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.

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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...
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...

What are my treatment options for tail bone pain?

Several. Coccyx injuries are often extremely painful, so home care is aimed at controlling pain and avoiding further injury. Treatment may include over the counter anti- inflammatory medication, tylenol, (acetaminophen) advil, aleve; the use of a doughnut can prevent additional injury. Read more...
Supplementations... From supplementations, hormonal therapy, mesotherapy and your habits of course. Read more...
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...

Can tail bone pain cause lower back and leg pain?

Kind of. Another way to say it perhaps is that there are conditions in the spine that can cause pain in the tailbone, back, and leg. Not so much that one pain causes the other, but rather that they can potentially have the same source. Don't hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis. Read more...

How to eliminate lower back pain? How to fix a tail bone pain?

Wish i could.... There is a nobel prize for the doc who figures these out. Low back pain often responds to continued low level activity , stretching, physical therapy, low dose pain relief / non steroidals and time. For the tail bone will need to sit on an inflatable donut or pad to take pressure of the sacrum. Read more...

Severe back pain and tail bone pain. Hear some sort of noise in throat and when I walk. Had a X-ray on lower back don't know what else to do!

See your doctor. Have your doctor examine you to find the cause of your pain. It may be a muscle sprain which will typically settle down in 2 weeks. You can also take tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain relief. If the pain persists, then x-rays or a scan may be considered. But your doctor can guide you best. Read more...