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www.healthline.com/health/back-pain/tailbone-pain

Jun 26, 2017 ... Tailbone pain is centered at the very bottom of your spine, right above your buttocks, where this multi-segmented bone sits. The tailbone is small, but it does have a few important jobs. It helps to stabilize you when you sit, and many tendons, muscles, and ligaments run through the area. Your doctor might ...

www.medicinenet.com/coccydynia/article.htm

What is coccydynia? Inflammation of the tailbone (coccyx or bony area located deep between the buttocks above the anus) is referred to as coccydynia. Coccydynia is associated with pain and tenderness at the tip of the tailbone between the buttocks. Sitting often worsens coccyx pain.

www.mayoclinic.org/tailbone-pain/expert-answers/faq-20058211

Apr 16, 2015 ... Lean forward while sitting down; Sit on a doughnut-shaped pillow or wedge (V- shaped) cushion; Apply heat or ice to the affected area; Take over-the-counter pain relievers, such as acetaminophen (Tylenol, others), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others) or aspirin. If your tailbone pain doesn't improve (chronic ...

www.spine-health.com/conditions/lower-back-pain/coccydynia-tailbone-pain

Coccydynia, or tailbone pain, is persistent pain at the bottom of the spine due to injury or inflammation. Watch: Coccydynia (Tailbone Pain) Video. The condition is much more common in women than men. It is usually caused by trauma to the tailbone or surrounding area, such as a backward fall or childbirth. On rare ...

www.spine-health.com/conditions/lower-back-pain/tailbone-pain-causes

Typical causes of coccydynia include injury, childbirth, pressure to the coccyx area, tumors and infections. Learn about these coccydynia causes and more.

www.spine-health.com/conditions/lower-back-pain/treatment-coccydynia-tailbone-pain

Additional Non-Surgical Treatments for Coccydynia. If tailbone pain is persistent or severe, additional non-surgical treatment options for coccydynia may include: Injection. An injection of a numbing agent (lidocaine) and steroid (to decrease inflammation) in the area surrounding the coccyx may provide pain relief.

www.emedicinehealth.com/tailbone_coccyx_injury/article_em.htm

Pain in the area of the tailbone, also termed coccydynia, can be caused by a variety of conditions and can lead to either acute or chronic discomfort in this area. Coccydynia occurs most commonly in adolescents and adults, and it is more prevalent in women than in men. Most cases of tailbone pain can be managed at home ...

my.clevelandclinic.org/health/articles/coccydynia-tailbone-pain

Coccydynia is pain in or around the area of the coccyx, also called the tailbone. What causes coccydynia (tailbone pain)?. Most often, the cause of coccydynia is unknown ("idiopathic"). Other causes include: Trauma (for example, from falls and childbirth); Abnormal, excessive mobility of the tailbone; Infection, tumor, ...

emedicine.medscape.com/article/309486-overview

Feb 3, 2017 ... The bracket shows the area of focus for radiographs that would provide a coned- down view of mainly the coccyx and distal sacrum. A more common lateral view would often also include larger bony structures, such as the lumbar spine and femur, all of which would make it difficult to optimize visualization of ...