Coccydynia is an inflammation of the tip of the tailbone, called the coccyx. If you’re struggling with this condition, you may be experiencing pain and tenderness between the buttocks that can make it difficult to sit or even walk comfortably.
At The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists, our team of spine pain specialists can help diagnose and treat your tailbone pain at the source. We use a variety of advanced therapies and procedures to help reduce your pain and improve the function of your spine. Our experts are well-equipped to provide you with an effective treatment plan that best suits your individual needs.
If you’re ready to start feeling more comfortable and free of tailbone pain, contact us today to book your appointment at our office in Atlanta, GA. We look forward to helping you find the relief you deserve.
The most common symptom of coccydynia is pain in the tailbone area. This pain can be dull or sharp and may worsen when sitting, leaning back while sitting, or when standing up from a seated position. Other symptoms may include:
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, it's important to seek medical treatment from a trusted physician.
At The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists, we offer various treatment options for coccydynia, including:
In rare cases where conservative measures fail, a doctor may recommend injection therapy, radiofrequency ablation, or in very rare cases, surgery.
Our team at The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists will work with you to develop an individualized treatment plan to provide the best possible outcome and relief from your coccydynia.
Coccydynia can be caused by a number of factors, including:
If you are experiencing symptoms of coccydynia, it is important to consult with a qualified healthcare provider to determine the underlying cause and develop an appropriate treatment plan.
Coccydynia can affect anyone, but certain individuals may be at a higher risk, including:
By understanding the risk factors for coccydynia, individuals can take preventative measures, such as maintaining a healthy weight, practicing good posture, and using protective padding during certain activities to avoid developing tailbone pain. If pain or discomfort develops, it's important to seek medical attention to minimize the impact of the condition.
Yes! The Physicians believe that leading-edge care for chronic spinal pain should be accessible to everyone who needs it, and we’re proud to accept insurance from providers across the Atlanta area. Visit our page to see our list of accepted providers.
If you’re ready to find relief from tailbone pain, The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists are here to consult with you, answer your questions, and get you started on the road to relief. Schedule your appointment today using our easy online tool.