Vioxx has helped, but surgery is an option


I have for no reason had pain in my coccyx for about 1 year. My doctor gave me Vioxx which has helped immensely but still much pain going from sitting to standing up. I am going to ask for the cortizone shot and then if that does not help coupled with the medication I am going to request surgery.

Waiting until it goes away (my doctor told me sometimes it takes 3 months) is not an option. With almost a year just waiting for the shot I feel I have waited too long.

Thank you for your site and thanks too for those that have shared their experience. It has helped me plan what to do next in my particular situation.

Updated 2001-12-30

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