Surgery soon after falling down stairs

Lauren -

Original posting, 2004-03-07:

My name is Lauren and I am 23 years old. I fell down stairs at work on May 17, 2002. I fractured my coccyx and at this point the pain is still really bad and it needs to be removed. The doctors I have been dealing with have not had experience with removing the coccyx before.

I was wondering if anyone could recommend a doctor in Connecticut for the surgery, for I do not want someone performing the surgery who does not have experience with it. I would really appreciate any suggestions.

Update, 2004-05-16:

I will be having my coccyx removed on May 21 in Greenwich, Connecticut.

I had fallen down stairs 2 years ago at work and nothing else has seemed to get rid of the pain (I've tried numerous injections and so on). I'm optimistic about the surgery even though I am a little scared.

I'll let you all know how it turns out. Wish me luck!!

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