Ditch the footstool

Nic - nicandrews@hotmail.com

Posted 2013-02-17

I bought one of these lazyboy style leather chairs that comes with a stool, about 2 years ago. It seems to help my lower back, as I have had a couple of lumbar operations. However, coccyx pain appeared and I have realised it is down to using a footstool.

The stool lifts my legs and puts my weight on the coccyx rather than the bum cheeks and thighs.

Can I recommend to coccyx pain sufferers that if they use a footstool, they try living without it?

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