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I hurt my tailbone snowboarding... Id like to know how I would know if its broken?... And or is there somthing to do ubout it?

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Dr. Marjorie Delo
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Xray

You'll need an xray to determine if your tailbone is broken, but as long as it is not displaced, there is not much that we can do.
We recommend sitting on a donut pad or on the edge of a phone book, and applying ice to the area. With a stable fracture or a bruise, time is of the essence for improvement of pain.

In brief: Xray

You'll need an xray to determine if your tailbone is broken, but as long as it is not displaced, there is not much that we can do.
We recommend sitting on a donut pad or on the edge of a phone book, and applying ice to the area. With a stable fracture or a bruise, time is of the essence for improvement of pain.
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