Coccyx pain is worse

Joe -

I'm a 58 year old male. Four years ago I developed TMJ (temporomandibular joint, or jaw joint disorder), two years ago I developed Tinnitus, 16 months ago I developed painful coccyx syndrome without injury.

I have been probed, stuck, shot up and ridiculed, but I'm encouraged by this web site and the people offering their experiences.

Various MRI/ scanning shows that my coccyx is normal. I, as others, find relief by spreading the buttocks. I also find pain at times sleeping on my back. I also think that heat is a player in the coccyx pain generation. I have tried numerous varieties of chairs and cushions. Still looking.

I chose to list my info because I noticed something about my ailments. If my Tinnitus is loud and my TMJ is painful, my butt pain is extreme. I'm beginning to think that I have a nerve disorder, but the doctors do not connect the dots.

I have documented the decrease in Tinnitus noise when the barometric pressure is rising and only when it is rising. The doctors are uninterested in this info, at best.

If anyone has food for thought please e-mail me.

I'm going to figure this out.

Thanks, Joe

Updated 2005-02-13

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