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I tore my ligament on my tail bone and now it hurts, how to cure this ?

I wonder if I tore my ligament on my tail bone during a bicycle ride last Sunday as after that when I sit down and get up, that part hurts. I m female, aged 58 years and recently took up biking after stopped riding since childhood. The first time was fine but this 2nd one gave this problem. Thanks a lot!
Asked On : Thu, 10 Mar 2011
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you have injured your coccyx .so start sitting on scooter tube for 3-4 weeks .as it will won`t hurt your coccyx while sitting. Take painkiller for few days.disclaimer
Answered: Thu, 10 Mar 2011
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If the pain is severe, visit a orthopedician for an examination.
If its mild or has reduced since y'day , you can just take some rest, hot fomentation & pain killer med for pain relief, gentle massage is also helpful.Avoid bending, lifting and exertion for a week atleast.
Homeopathic med RHUS TOX 1 M * one dose, will be useful.
Next time when you do an exercise/acitivity, do little at a time, and increase it gradually.
Also , since you are 58, some routine tests and a bone density chk will be a good idea.

Answered: Thu, 10 Mar 2011
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