coccyx or tailbone pain


Most cases of coccyx pain that are caused by injury improve within several weeks with proper medication and self-care with home remedies. However, the healing time for coccyx pain ultimately depends of many factors, for example:

  • the underlying cause of the coccyx pain (whether from trauma, tumour or infection).
  • if due to trauma, the severity of the injury (a bruise, fracture or dislocation) determines the healing time.
  • the patient’s ability to comply with medical treatment.
  • the person’s underlying general health and natural ability to recuperate and heal.
  • some people suffer from chronic coccyx discomfort despite medical treatment. This can be an extremely frustrating and debilitating problem.

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