Back Lower (Lumbar) Coccyx Area Pain Treatment

The coccyx , or tailbone, is the last bone of the vertebral column. It is a small bone that articulates with the sacrum and that usually consists of four fused vertebrae which form the terminus of the spinal column. Coccyx serves as an attachment site for various muscles, ligaments and tendons. It also serves as a weight-bearing structure when a person is seated.

The coccyx bears more weight when the seated person is leaning backward. People with a painful coccyx find it more comfortable to sit leaning a little bit forward. Coccydynia is a type of tailbone pain (coccygodynia) in the area of the coccyx (tail bone).

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 Healed
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After going to chiropractor for over 5 years, pain was managed but only with continued treatment which took time and expense. Did online research on inversion therapy using tables and chairs and purchased an inversion table. I noticed results after the first day. I now use the inversion table every day for less than 5 minutes and I haven't had ....
 Helped a little
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All of these relieved symptoms temporarily or mildly, but didn't change anything permanently..
 Helped a little

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Category
Name Average Result Healed Helped
a Lot
Helped
a Little
No Change Made Worse
All Treatments (average)
2.3
(73)
5 1 14 43 10
Diet and Weight Management
Weight Loss
2.8
1 1 3
Drugs and Supplements
Anti-inflammatory Medication (NSAID)
2.7
1 2 4
Drugs and Supplements
Pain Killers (Analgesic)
2.2
1 4
Exercise
Walking
2.8
1 1 3
Exercise
Swimming
2.8
1 1 3
Exercise
Exercise
1.8
3 1
Exercise
Strengthening
1.7
2 1
Exercise
Dumbells
1.0
1
Exercise
Cable Weights
1.0
1
Medical Devices and Equipment
Padded Shorts
3.0
1
Medical Devices and Equipment
Back Support Brace
3.0
1
Medical Devices and Equipment
Coccyx Cushion
2.8
1 1 2
Medical Devices and Equipment
Orthotics
1.0
1
Therapy
Inversion
5.0
1
Therapy
Ice
2.5
1 1
Therapy
Heat Therapy
2.3
1 3
Therapy
Chiropractic
2.3
1 3
Therapy
Stretching Treatment
1.8
3 1
Therapy
Physical Therapy
1.8
3 1
Therapy
Bed Rest
1.8
3 1
Therapy
Traction
1.7
2 1
Therapy
Spinal Decompression
1.0
1
Topical
Biofreeze
3.0
1
Topical
Icy Hot
2.5
1 1
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