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X-ray after a fall showed mildly displaced coccyx fracture, mild multileven lumbar spine degenerative changes. What treatment should be taken?

After a hard fall, the x-rays show that I have mildly displaced coccyx fracture and mild multileven lumbar spine degenerative changes. The fall was on Tues, July 10. The pain was worse this morning, so I called my doctor and she ordered xray s. I haven t heard from my doctor and won t until next week. but my sister went and got a copy of the report at the hospital. I have been putting ice and then some heat on it. I already take pain medicine, Tylenol #3, for fibromyalgia four times a day. Any suggestions?
Asked On : Tue, 17 Jul 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
I would suggest you following things.
1. Hot water fomentation by sitting in a tub filled with gentle warm water.
2.Tablet Brufen twice daily
3. Avoid sitting on hard surface and even if you sit then use cushion with ring shape.
4. Show it to doctor , you may need a steroid injection in coccyx.
Answered: Mon, 7 Apr 2014
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