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Fall causing injury to tail bone. Suggestive treatment?

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my wife XXXXXX wt 80, 31 yrs, fell from stairs and happened to her back specially tail bone. we have 8 months old baby as well after c section. please suggest.
Posted Tue, 11 Jun 2013 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Answered by Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi 2 hours later
Hallo dear friend, thanks for writing to XXXXXXX
I am Dr Vaibhav Gandhi, I am an orthopaedic surgeon and spine specialist
I have studied your case

Use ring cushion for sitting, it will release pressure on coccyx [tail bone]
With some analgesic medication [like dolo 650mg] once a day, calcium supplement with vit D
Local injection therapy will also work for that you need to consult doctor

Some suggestion for you
•     take rest , hot or cold fomentation
•     avoid lifting weights
•     sit with taking support to your back
•     take Sitz bath [sitting in XXXXXXX warm water]
•     physiotherapy - Ultrasonic therapy will help
If pain is not relieved you need X XXXXXXX spine and coccyx

take care

Let me know if I can assist you further.
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