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Subject: Coccyx Fracture
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Direct blow to the tailbone
Pain and soreness at the tailbone that is worse when sitting or when you have bowel movements
Special cushion to use when sitting
Shot to help with pain and swelling
Surgery is rarely needed
Help with pain and swelling
Stay active and work out to keep your muscles strong and flexible.
Eat a diet rich in calcium and vitamin D to keep your bones strong.
Wear the right equipment when playing sports.
Use a special cushion for sitting. It has a hole in the middle of it to take pressure off of the tailbone. This is called a doughnut cushion.
Lean forward when sitting to take pressure off the tailbone. Try to shift your weight from side to side at times.
Neuromuscular and Skeletal
Therapy (Occupational, Physical, Speech, etc)