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Tail bone injury, shocking pain in area, hurts to dance, pain on applying pressure. Treatment for pain?

Hello, i landed to hard on my tailbone when dancing, when the pain happened i felt a shock of pain on the area,and now it hurts whenever i try to dance and when i put pressure on it.The area is located on around the middle at the top of my rear end. please help what can i do to ease the pain and make it go away.Thank You
Asked On : Fri, 15 Mar 2013
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This is quite common condition. We need to rule out injury to sacrum. I would suggest to lateral xray of the lower spine. Try to take some rest and use dougnut pillow to offload the tender area. Use local gel application to tender area. Thanks.
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