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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Exp 50 years

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Could Pain In Tail Bone Be Due To Herniated Disc In Spine?

Hello doctor I am Ravi, from last one year suffering from tailbone pain coccygodynia. I have done my mri of LS spine and tailbone.inreports it shows as L5 S1 disc prolapsed. I am still getting tailbone pain and sum times back pain also. I have taken x ray of tailbone it is normal . I want to know whether my tailbone pain is due to herniated disc? What treatment should I take for tailbone as I have taken physiotherapy cushion and manipulation already a tried.
Mon, 9 Mar 2015
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Hello
I appreciate your concern
I would like to know
# since how long you are having the problem
#is there any history of diabetes high BP or any other co morbidity
#About your age

I see such patients in my clinic I would advise them for corrective surgery if individual wishes for that or supportive care by physiotherapy and other life style modifications like
weight reduction
correction of posture and gait
Avoid prolonged sitting or.use of proper cushion

Hope this addresses your question
You can ask.me a direct question I will happily answer you
wishing you good health
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Could Pain In Tail Bone Be Due To Herniated Disc In Spine?

Hello I appreciate your concern I would like to know # since how long you are having the problem #is there any history of diabetes high BP or any other co morbidity #About your age I see such patients in my clinic I would advise them for corrective surgery if individual wishes for that or supportive care by physiotherapy and other life style modifications like weight reduction correction of posture and gait Avoid prolonged sitting or.use of proper cushion Hope this addresses your question You can ask.me a direct question I will happily answer you wishing you good health