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Tailbone pain

Pain in your tailbone (or coccyx) is often felt when sitting on hard surfaces or when pressure is applied to the tailbone area. It can be sharp and painful, and is usually only alleviated by standing or walking. Since the tailbone is actually the “coccyx,” tailbone pain is called Coccydynia. Unfortunately, once the tailbone is broken or damaged it never heals completely, which can result in chronic pain. If you’re feeling sharp pain in your tailbone, and natural remedies or traditional pain relief methods aren’t bringing relief it may be time for something stronger. At Regenerative Sports, Spine & Spa we offer effective treatments to relieve chronic tailbone pain including cellular therapy to reduce inflammation and promote healing as well as a non-surgical coccyx injection.

Common Causes of Tailbone Pain:

  • A fall or injury
  • Pregnancy and / or childbirth
  • General wear and tear to the tailbone from repetitive motions
  • Fracture, infection or tumor

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.

A Coccyx Injection May Bring Relief

If you’re suffering from the following symptoms, a Coccyx Injection may bring you longer-term pain relief:

  • Localized pain and tenderness in the tailbone region
  • Increased pain when sitting
  • Pain that worsens when moving from sitting to standing
  • Pain that increases with bowel movement or sexual intercourse

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 cellular therapy or a Coccyx Injection.

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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.

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