The tailbone (coccyx) is made up of 3-5 small bones that can be injured by trauma during a fall or prolonged sitting on a hard surface. Less commonly, patients may have degenerative joint changes or experience postpartum tailbone pain.
The following are the most common symptoms of Tailbone Pain.
Individuals may experience symptoms differently.
- persistent, dull ache
- sharp pains come from activities such as sitting, or even standing after sitting for a prolonged period of time.
Tailbone pain typically goes away on its own without medical intervention within a few weeks or months. The following are some available treatments of Tailbone Pain.
Please consult with your Hoag physician for a tailored care plan that best suits your situation.
- Lifestyle Changes
- Physical Therapy
- Pain Management