Often when the tailbone, or coccyx, is broken or damaged, it never completely heals. This can result in chronic pain. Tailbone pain, also called Coccydynia, can be treated in a few ways such as activity modification, supportive pillows and dietary changes. However, if home remedies have not provided lasting relief, then a Coccyx Injection is a non-surgical option that can alleviate tailbone pain.
A Coccyx Injection is an anesthetic mixed with a steroid to reduce inflammation and pain. The injection is inserted into the tissue surrounding the coccyx, which the bottom portion of the spine at the tailbone. Pain relief can last for several years. If the first injection is effective at relieving pain, then patients may receive up to three injections in a year.
If you’re suffering from the following symptoms, a Coccyx Injection may bring you longer-term pain relief:
At Regenerative Sports, Spine & Spa, our goal is to develop a specific and personalized treatment plan to get you back on the road to optimum health and wellness. If you’re suffering from tailbone pain that hasn’t responded to previous treatments, please contact our offices today to learn more about our non-surgical treatment options such as Coccyx Injection.
At Regenerative Sports, Spine & Spa, our goal and passion is to get people back to their lives, whether they are derailed by injury, they are not feeling like themselves, or if the natural aging process has slowed them down. We help our clients get back to work, sports, daily activities and beauty, so they can enjoy their lives again.