Coccyx and pelvic floor pain

Cyndee -

Posted 2017-05-14

My initial onset of pain was when a P/T decided to externally and aggressively push on the soft tissue around my coccyx and gluts. She said that my soft tissues were pulling my coccyx to the left and under, so she pushed right and pulled up. Since then (9/16) I have not been able to sit, stand, walk, squat, lay, etc. comfortably. Chronic pain is only relieved by sleep, except when it wakes me up in the middle of the night! My pelvic floor pain began immediately with small muscle spasms creating extreme pain in my vaginal area.

After spending two months with a pelvic floor physical therapist who made my pain worse each time I went, and couldn't digitally get in my rectum or vagina to do any muscle tension release, I had to stop. My muscles are so bound up and are in constant spasms.

I've been through all kinds of tests, all kinds of medication, multiple doctors, prolotherapy injections, PRP injections, and recently an anesthetic injection to the ganglion impar area. So far no relief. This pain has caused me to fall into a pretty deep depression at times. I feel like I've missed out on so much of my "old" life. It's hard for me to imagine that this is going to be the rest of my life so I still have hope that I will find someone who has the correct diagnosis and treatment. I am obviously game for anything, as most of you have been!

Desperation runs rampant in my mind and I am constantly studying anatomy books, websites, medical journals, pretty much anything that I can get my hands on that makes me more educated when I go to any of the multiple doctors I've been to. My husband and family are very supportive of me but it is hard to know that I have disrupted their lives during this time as well. The only time I leave the house is to go to get another doctor appointment or procedure. Oh the guilt!

Please email me and let me know if you've ever had pelvic floor pain along with your coccyx pain. I feel like my entire pelvis is on fire. It is nothing on the surface of the skin, which some doctors thought it was. It is a totally deep throbbing pain. Extremely sensitive to strong touch and almost impossible to sit both in the tailbone in the pelvic floor areas.

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