Tailbone pain ranges from a dull ache to a fierce stab. It can last for weeks, months or sometimes longer.
There are three types of events that cause tailbone pain:
If you take a really bad fall you can bruise, break (fracture) or dislocate (knock out of place) your tailbone (coccyx).
Sports like bicycling and rowing require you to lean back and forth and stretch your spine. Too much of that repeated motion can strain the tissues around your coccyx.
During the third trimester of pregnancy. ——>body secretes hormones——> soften the area between the sacrum and the coccyx.
enables the coccyx to move during childbirth.
Stretch the muscles and ligaments.
around the coccyx too far
causing additional pain.
Such a strain on those soft tissues keeps them from supporting your coccyx at the correct angle.
If you’re sitting on a hard or narrow surface.
The symptoms of coccydynia include:
Non-operative treatments may range from the recommendation of
physiotherapy will include :-
The initial goal of treatment should be focused on :-
Mobilizations: This can help realign the posture of the coccyx. Manipulation: It can be done intra-rectal.
Massage: Massaging the coccygeus muscles has also been proven to relieve pain.
Extracorporeal shockwave therapy show as great result in coccydynia pain management