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More about Coccydynia—Tailbone Pain

About one-half of the American population has reported experiencing back pain each year. This is a debilitating health condition that has led to 264 million workdays being lost due to sick leaves and medical emergencies. It has been estimated that around 80 percent of the population is bound to experience back pain at least once in their lives. This makes it a prominent concern for healthcare providers and it’s important that we learn more about it.

Even though back problems are quite common, there’s a wide variety of back pains that account for such a large number. Tailbone pain is one such category.

In this condition, the pain occurs at the tip of the spine, in your coccyx. Since the pain is localized near the tailbone, it’s impossibly hard for patients to deal with it without painkillers and extensive treatments.

Here’s all that you need to know about tailbone pain.

Symptoms of Coccydynia

Tailbone pain is also referred to as Coccydynia. The most prominent symptom of this condition is pain and tenderness in the lower back, upper pelvic region. If you’re experiencing tenderness in the area just above the hops, along with the following symptoms, it could possibly be this condition.

Once you’re aware of all the signs and symptoms of tailbone injuries and pain, you’d be better equipped to handle your condition. For some patients, the pain can get doubly worse if it pairs up with shooting sciatic pains and aching hips!

Causes of Coccydynia

Here are some common instances in which this condition is reported:

When to seek a medical professional

As scary as it sounds, not all cases of Coccydynia are as bad as it seems. Early signs of tailbone injury or pain can be treated most effectively. In fact, the pain may improve on its own in a few weeks following the incident that caused it. But it’s important to note when:

If you’re experiencing any of the above symptoms, it’s important that you seek a doctor immediately. When it comes to spinal health, there’s nothing more valuable than your wellbeing.

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