Personal experiences of coccyx pain

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2020-07-12 - Jane S, UK - Update - Acute, severe coccydynia

2020-07-05 - George, UK - Update - Testimonial for Robert Giffiths

2020-06-21 - Karthika, India - Tailbone pain and neck pain

2020-06-14 - Sarah, UK - Update - Misalignment of coccyx - eternally grateful for cure by manipulation

2020-06-14 - Sean, UK - First chiropractic treatment has made a noticeable improvement

2020-06-14 - Bhavisha, India - Update - Tailbone pain for no reason

2020-06-14 - Anonymous, UK - Update - Slipped and fell on a wet rock

2020-06-14 - Lucy, UK - Update - Coccyx loose, like a wobbly tooth

2020-05-31 - Carol, USA - Update - Taken the decision to have a coccygectomy

2020-05-31 - Katie, UK - Vulval pain was caused by the coccyx

2020-05-17 - Kay, USA - Update - Finding coccyx treatment in Louisiana

2020-05-03 - Rebecca, UK - Many years of poor posture affecting my whole spine

2020-04-26 - Kavita, India - Update - Exercises and coccygeal manipulation working

2020-04-19 - Andre, UK - Internal manipulation of the coccyx by yourself

2020-04-19 - Pam, USA - Treatment from Dr Chan, chiropractor

2020-04-12 - Kate, UK - Tackling the problem, getting relief from pain

2020-03-29 - ZN, Algeria - Fell on my coccyx, the pain was excruciating

2020-03-15 - Fra, Italy and UK - Broken coccyx and endometriosis

2020-03-15 - Anonymous, Israel - Testimony from Israel

2020-03-08 - Nadia, UK - Coccyx Dislocation: Childbirth Injury

2020-03-08 - Anonymous, India - Update - Hooked tailbone and prolapsed disc

2020-03-01 - Anonymous, UK - Final relief of coccyx pain from change of lifestyle

2020-03-01 - Sunita, UK - Increasing coccyx mobility

2020-03-01 - Leanne, UK - Manual manipulation for the coccyx problem

2020-03-01 - Anonymous, UK - Combination of physio and chiropractic treatment has been effective

2020-02-23 - Becky, UK - Finally had the coccygectomy!

2020-02-16 - Gaurav, India - Great recovery with manipulation and exercise

2020-01-26 - Melissa, Canada - Update - New diagnosis

2020-01-26 - HI, UK - Spicule on rigid coccyx caused pain after childbirth

2020-01-26 - Brandi, USA - Long coccyx with anterior angulation, now removed

2020-01-19 - Sinead, UK - I am feeling like myself again after months of treatment

2020-01-19 - Savannah, USA - Coccyx pain successfully treated by Dr. Dana Grenman

2020-01-12 - M Dev, India - My tailbone problem solved by J Mazumdar

2020-01-05 - Anonymous, UK - Update - Great experience with Michael Durtnall and the Sayer Clinic

2019-12-29 - Vanessa, UK - Segway accident caused coccyx dislocation

2019-12-21 - Anonymous, South Africa, Australia - Coccyx issue in Australia, help in France, removal in South Africa

2019-12-15 - Rachel, UK - Update - Recent coccygectomy experience

2019-12-08 - Jane, USA - Another Ohio success

2019-12-08 - Anonymous, Canada - Update - Manipulation in Vancouver

2019-12-08 - Anonymous, USA - Update - Physical Therapy, manipulation and exercise did the trick

2019-12-01 - N, UK - Thankful to have found Dr Durtnall

2019-12-01 - Anony Mous, Puerto Rico - Coccyx angled at 100 degrees - removed

2019-12-01 - Ayushi, India - Internal manipulation and exercises made a big improvement

2019-11-24 - Anil, India - Excellent tailbone treatment by Dr Rajveer

2019-11-10 - Fazilet, Turkey - Update - Coccyx pain treated by Dr Elif Gurkan

2019-11-10 - Aman, India - Update - Ongoing tailbone treatment

2019-11-10 - Anonymous, UK - Tremendous difference after three session of manipulation

2019-10-27 - Davina, UK - Still pain-free 6 months after treatment

2019-10-27 - Mark, UK - Ten years of rectal/pelvic pains

2019-10-27 - Smitha, India - Tailbone treatment review for Dr. Mubashira

2019-10-13 - Annette, UK - Coccyx pain treated at The Sayer Clinic

2019-10-06 - Kathryn, USA - Successful coccygectomy in Minnesota

2019-10-06 - Kate, UK - Steroid injections did not work, 90-95% pain-free after manipulation

2019-09-29 - Pinar, Turkey - Update - Patient experience related to Dr. Elif Gurkan

2019-09-29 - Helen, UK - Update - Coccyx pain decreased significantly, but still severe difficulty sitting for long periods

2019-09-29 - Mila, UK - Sayer Clinic treatment for coccyx pain

2019-09-22 - Catherine, USA and UK - Internal adjustment and dry needling for tailbone pain

2019-09-22 - Anonymous, USA - Clamshell and leg exercises got rid of the pain

2019-09-15 - KF, USA - Update - My tailbone journey

2019-09-08 - Chris, Greece - Update - Coccydynia

2019-09-08 - Anonymous, UK - Update - Pressure from fibroid caused pain

2019-09-01 - Helen, UK - A light at the end of the tunnel

2019-09-01 - Ashley, USA - Long hikes help with my tailbone pain

2019-08-18 - Anonymous, Malaysia - Speed hump in the road caused my coccyx pain

2019-08-18 - Izzy, UK - Update - Coccydynia under 18 years old

2019-08-18 - Georgina, UK - Update - Coccyx pain related to child birth

2019-08-11 - Leela, USA - Last three segments of tailbone dislocated

2019-08-11 - Anonymous, USA - Prolotherapy worked, steroids and manipulations didn't

2019-08-11 - Diwakar, India - Injections lasted for 6 months, then 2 months, then not at all

2019-07-28 - Raf, Armenia - Brenda's sitting pull out manipulation method

2019-07-28 - Anonymous, UK - Update - How the Sayer Clinic helped my coccyx

2019-07-28 - Eline, The Netherlands - Update - Hooked coccyx causing pain

2019-07-13 - Ali, Moldova - Non-touch healer reducing coccyx pain

2019-07-07 - Samuel, India - After a fall, the pain grew slowly until it was unbearable

2019-07-07 - Priyanka, USA - Yoga exercises for coccydynia

2019-06-30 - Heather, UK - Pain in lower back and coccyx diminished by 80-90%

2019-06-30 - Nidhi, India - Coccyx/tailbone pain connected with seating on hard surfaces

2019-06-30 - Josh, USA - I'm done being holistic

2019-06-09 - Anonymous, India - Coccyx pain was severe, then started to go away

2019-06-09 - Raahim, Canada - Doctor recommendation in Canada for coccyx pain

2019-06-02 - Anonymous, UK - Update - My recovery from severe coccyx pain (and the suffering of having a steroid injection)

2019-05-26 - Anonymous, USA - Update - Treatment with Michael Durtnall and his team

2019-05-26 - Helena, UK - Immediate benefits from chiropractic treatment

2019-05-26 - Andrew, USA - Update - Alignment and scar tissue treatment

2019-05-12 - Camilla, UK - Update - Coccyx pain in a 12 year old girl

2019-05-12 - Ugur, Turkey - Update - Injections worked for a year

2019-05-12 - Kayley, UK - Update - Coccyx internal manipulation with cortisone

2019-05-12 - Nina, UK and Malta - Update - Injured coccyx during childbirth

2019-04-28 - Wilson, Australia - Stretching and strengthening of glutes muscles by Jaclyn Thurley worked

2019-04-14 - Preethi, India - Manipulation and exercises, including swimming, got rid of the pain

2019-04-14 - Elizabeth, USA - Update - I am ready to have the operation (now had it)

2019-04-14 - Anonymous, USA - Update - What worked for me ... Curamin and Serrapeptase

2019-04-14 - Natavan, Azerbaijan - Update - My tail bone is very stiff

2019-04-14 - Maggie, UK - Update - Degenerative disc protrusion and annular tear of L4/L5 coccyx segments

2019-04-14 - A Khera, UK - Update - Coccyx pain and treatment by Dr. Durtnall at Sayer Clinic

2019-03-24 - Fern, UK - Coccyx pain related to spinal position

2019-03-17 - Sameera, India - Update - 2.5 years of coccyx pain - post surgery update (Do it, worth it!)

2019-03-17 - Nobue, UK - Update - My coccyx agony & successful treatment with Dr Michael Durtnall

2019-03-10 - Roo, USA - Update - Great outcome in Nov 2017!

2019-03-10 - Michelle, USA - Update - I can go longer without pain after each internal adjustment

2019-03-02 - Anonymous, Spain - Hypermobile coccyx - pelvic floor treatment and orthopedic chair helped

2019-02-17 - Anonymous, USA - Update - I found relief!

2019-02-10 - Anonymous, USA - Update - Coccygectomy--St George, UT

2019-02-10 - Emilie, France - Update - Coccyx deviation and pain

2019-02-10 - Anonymous, UK - Update - Well on the way to recovery after steroid injections and manual treatment

2019-01-27 - Anonymous, USA - Update - My recovery from coccyx pain

2019-01-27 - Lylima - Update - Dealing with coccyx pain

2019-01-20 - Anil, India - Excellent coccyx pain recovery after treatment and exercise

2019-01-06 - Angie, USA - Update - Coccyx removed

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Updated 2019-08-25

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