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Suggest treatment for pain in the tailbone pain

I fell approx. 9 years ago on my coccyx. I now have pain from coccyx area that radiates to both hips when I walk. It happens if I am up on my feet all day, but stops when I sit down. I have spoken to my doctor, but he thinks it may be weak stomach muscles. What is your opinion? Thank you. I am 62 years old.
Fri, 8 Dec 2017
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Neurologist 's  Response
Hello!

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Your symptoms could be related to a pinched nerve in this region (also called neuralgia), or a bulging disc in the vertebral column, probably due to the trauma.
For this reason, I would recommend consulting with a neurologist and performing a CT scan of the lumbo-sacral spine, coupled with a nerve conduction study.

You should discuss with your doctor on the above issues.
Kind regards, Dr. Aida
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