Tracy - email@example.com
I have no idea how my pain come about, but I remember getting out of bed and being paralysed by the pain and falling to the floor. No-one understands the pain of a dislocated coccyx and GPs do not want to help. I researched a chiropractor to find out what the problems was as at the time I had no idea what was wrong with me, my GP prescribed me Diclofencic which works to a certain extent but it is not a cure.
I finally settled on a London based practice called 'The Sayer Clinic' and a practitioner 'Dr Robert Griffiths' (see Doctors and specialists in the UK, London) who I must say has been my saviour. After a couple of x-rays he told me it was dislocated and the pain I feel is from the muscles contracting to protect the area or something like that. Surgery for me is not an option after all the horrific stories I have heard there is no way I will ever choose that option. He recommended a treatment that was to correct the dislocation and then work on loosening up the muscle around this area. The dislocation part was internal, not a very nice procedure, but it's not for long.
I have had approximately 12 treatments going from weekly to biweekly to now not at all and this has been 6 months. I am not cured and I have a few niggles here and there, but I know what to avoid as certain things attribute to it, like sitting on a hard surface.
I bought 3 cushions with the bit cut out of the back so the coccyx area sits within the hole and pressure is put on it (see Coccyx cushions), I sit on one at work, one in the car and one at home at the dinner table. You MUST invest in these they are a god send as so is Dr Robert Griffiths at the Sayer Clinic.
I do not take any pain relief or diclofenac and I live a normal life without the excruciating pain I once had.