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Coccydynia - tail bone pain or coccyx pain by Barmac Posted Fri 05 Feb 2010 1:03pm Coccydynia is something you don't often hear mentioned much with regards to back pain and according to Spine Health "is a fairly rare and relatively poorly understood condition". It causes persistant pain at the very bottom of your spine when you are sitting downor any activity that puts pressure on the bottom are of the spine. I su ... Read on »
Q and A: Tailbone Trouble by Kelly .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 11:25am Hi Kelly! I have a quick question I hope you can help me with! I have been building up my mileage for running, and a few weeks ago when I ran 3 miles, after my run the tip of my tailbone hurt like crazy. For two days I could not sit straight down on it! This has also happened before after doing Tae- Bo, ... Read on »
What is that Bump on my Tailbone? Pilonidal Cyst Symptoms, Treatments, Surgery by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 04 Jul 2012 12:00pm What is a Pilonidal Cyst? A Pilonidal Cyst is a cyst  that develops in the midline of the tailbone near the cleft of the buttocks. The most accepted theory for the cause of these cysts is the blockage of hair … Continue reading → Read on »
Bladder Cancer, BCG and granulomatous prostatitis. Tailbone pain. IBM Chemical exposure. by Guessing_Lupus Posted Sat 26 Jun 2010 11:15pm After having 11 tumors removed from my bladder in 3 surgeries over 18 months I decided to do the Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) treatments.   I believe my bladder cancer is from chemical exposure while I worked at IBM.   I worked with a petroleum byproduct which we used for a computer disk lubricant.   I never smoke cigarettes, which in known t ... Read on »
A slow 1-mile jog by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:07pm I ran, actually a slow jog, for a mile today on the Jordan River Parkway. My pace was slower than my fast walk, and I probably looked like an old man shuffling down the path with very small steps :) This was my first run since I slipped on the ice. My back feels fine, but my tailbone is pretty sore when I run due to the impact of running on my ... Read on »
My recovery is progressing fine by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:07pm During the past week, I made significant improvements in my recovery. I've slept all of the past three nights in my bed, and with each passing night, my back isn't as stiff after each night as it has been. During my run today I didn't feel my sore tailbone at all, and I ran faster than I did on Wednesday. The only problem with my body during th ... Read on »
Two year-old baby girl with a growing tail bone by EyeDrD Posted Thu 19 Jul 2012 8:04am A baby girl in Tu Nghia district of the central province of Quang Ngai had a small tumor at her sacrum, at birth. This tumor has grown to be over 2cm long after two years. Huynh Chau Hai Nhi, 2, … Continue reading → From: Eye Dr DeLengocky Read on »
Bad to the (tail)bone by Sally C. Posted Wed 02 Apr 2014 12:01am I received an email from a nurse at UCSF which I will share in part below. But first some background. She and I are working together on a project, but really don't know each other well. When we had our first meeting, she said she thought she remembered me from a talk I gave when she was a student. I participated in several panels with other paren ... Read on »
maintenance & inventory by Joan H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 12 Apr 2005 12:00am Haven't done one of these in a while... Amazingly, miraculously, my RA and fibromyalgia both are not bothering me lately. I sleep and wake up and do not feel as if I have been hit by a truck. It is a blessing to wake up that way. My piriformis still tweaks me and it feels sore, but I have been more regular about doing my s ... Read on »
My Friend Hatha by Jaime Posted Thu 26 Mar 2009 12:00am Weeeeeeeeeeeeee!! I just did 20 minutes of hatha yoga and it didn't hurt. I looked through a few of my pose guides from and determined that Gentle Hatha #2 didn't have any sitting poses that looked like they would rock me back on to my sore tailbone so decided to give it a go. It was lovely. :) A few positions required some ... Read on »