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What might cause tailbone pain?

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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: See below

The tailbone or "coccyx" is the small trail of bones that connect to the end of your sacrum, and form the end of your spine.
A painful tailbone can come from several things. Trauma to the tailbone which might occur with a fall. An abnormally positioned tailbone that is under stress with prolonged siting, and in very rare cases abnormal growths can occur on the tailbone.

In brief: See below

The tailbone or "coccyx" is the small trail of bones that connect to the end of your sacrum, and form the end of your spine.
A painful tailbone can come from several things. Trauma to the tailbone which might occur with a fall. An abnormally positioned tailbone that is under stress with prolonged siting, and in very rare cases abnormal growths can occur on the tailbone.
Dr. Craig Morton
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Dr. Ronald Krinick
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Coccyx

Coccyx or your tail bone can become painful.
It usually goes away quickly. If not you need a work up.

In brief: Coccyx

Coccyx or your tail bone can become painful.
It usually goes away quickly. If not you need a work up.
Dr. Ronald Krinick
Dr. Ronald Krinick
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