Personal experiences of coccyx pain

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2018-12-16 - Nadia, UK - Update - Diagnosed with tarlov cysts

2018-12-18 - Caline, UK - Not sitting on my coccyx EVER

2018-12-18 - Jennie, UK - Prominent coccyx, fused

2018-12-18 - Ian, UK - Joint between sacrum and coccyx calcified and rigid

2018-12-09 - Natalia, USA - Update -Found a physical therapist who does manual treatment for in the coccyx

2018-12-09 - Nancy, USA - Update - Found relief in Illinois

2018-12-09 - Ronee, USA - Update - Tailbone pain and eventual burning at perineum

2018-12-09 - Eve, UK - Developed a very nasty infection after coccygectomy, but no regrets now

2018-11-25 - Saloni, India - Losing weight and sitting on a hard chair caused the suffering

2018-11-18 - Laura, UK - Update - Coccyx pain after a very quick birth

2018-11-18 - Frank, USA - Update, Cured after three years of pain

2018-11-11 - Anonymous, USA - I am at the end of my rope

2018-11-11 - Radhakrishnan, India - Improved 70-80% with manipulation and exercises

2018-11-11 - Laura, UK - Update - Sayer Clinic Review

2018-11-04 - Sofia, Mexico - Update - Coccygectomy in Mexico

2018-11-04 - Kamal, India - Tailbone issue

2018-11-04 - Anonymous, UK - Already on the mend

2018-11-04 - John, USA - Update - Surgery done - but left with a sharp point

2018-11-04 - Singh, India - Coccyx angulated posteriorly

2018-11-04 - Anonymous, USA - Physical Therapy, manipulation and exercise did the trick

2018-11-04 - Rachel, UK - Update - Recent coccygectomy experience

2018-11-04 - Dominic, UK - Review for Michael Durtnall, Sayer Back and Neck Pain Clinic Kensington

2018-11-04 - Clarissa, South Africa - Waiting for coccygectomy, needing advice

2018-10-21 - Afisya, India - Experience with Dr. Mubashira

2018-10-21 - Alise, Australia - Update - Coccygectomy recovery

2018-10-21 - Maria, UK - Update - Dr Michael Durtnall - nothing short of SUPERB!!

2018-10-21 - Anonymous, Canada - Manipulation in Vancouver

2018-10-21 - Anonymous, UK - Started after a fall down the stairs

2018-10-21 - MJ, USA - 1 month after partial coccygectomy with Dr Rudolph Schrot

2018-10-14 - Anil, India - Coccyx pain recovery

2018-10-14 - Zhanna, USA - Update - Coccyx relief

2018-10-14 - Denise, Australia - Sitting is painful

2018-10-14 - Sara, UK - Update - Waiting for surgery, terrified - now had it

2018-10-07 - Marie, UK - Update - Roller Derby fall

2018-10-07 - Shanthi, India - Tailbone treatment by Dr Rajveer Singh

2018-10-07 - Sara, UK - The Magic of Michael....

2018-10-07 - Raquel, Brazil - Surgery four years ago

2018-10-07 - Elizabeth, USA - Update - I am ready to have the operation (now had it)

2018-09-30 - AG - Update - Injection gave temporary relief

2018-09-30 - Jon Miles, UK - Neuropathic pain

2018-09-30 - Anonymous, India - My coccyx pain story

2018-09-16 - Tammy - Update - Personal manipulation

2018-09-16 - Anonymous, India - Recovering well

2018-09-09 - Jackie, USA - Update - Dr. Foye did ganglion impar--great!

2018-09-09 - Craig, USA - Testimonial

2018-09-02 - Kunal, India - Tailbone pain recovery review

2018-08-26 - Anonymous, UK - Pressure from fibroid caused pain

2018-08-12 - Jackie, UK - Update - Slipped on a marble staircase

2018-08-12 - Chris, Greece - Coccydynia

2018-07-29 - Helen, UK - Coccyx pain decreased significantly, but still severe difficulty sitting for long periods

2018-07-29 - Kavita, India - Exercises and coccygeal manipulation working

2018-07-29 - Catherine, USA - PostOp coccygectomy

2018-07-22 - Barbara, UK - Update - Review for Michael Durtnall of The Sayer Clinics

2018-07-15 - Clare, UK - Update -Scheduled for surgery - now had it

2018-07-15 - Antonella, UK - Dislocated joints of the coccyx

2018-07-15 - Katie, UK - Update - Anterior subluxation of the sacrococcygeal joint

2018-07-15 - Lucy, UK - Update - Drugs not working

2018-07-08 - Kirsten, USA - Update - Relief for coccyx pain

2018-07-08 - Anonymous, Australia - Sitting is painful

2018-07-08 - Sanjay, India - Feedback for Dr. Rajveer

2018-07-08 - KF, USA - My tailbone journey

2018-07-08 - Sharon, UK - Calcification of the saccrococcygeal joint

2018-06-24 - Pinar, Turkey - Patient experience related to Dr. Elif Gurkan

2018-06-24 - Sarah-Jayne, UK - Update - Coccyx Pain

2018-06-24 - Anonymous, USA - Update - Coccygectomy--St George, UT

2018-06-17 - Gill, UK - Coccyx cushions for sale

2018-06-17 - Anil, India - Tailbone treatment by Dr. Rajveer in India

2018-06-17 - Anonymous, UK - Update - Successfully treated by Michael Durtnall

2018-06-10 - Anonymous, USA - Update - Post-surgery getting better daily

2018-06-10 - James, USA - Update - Manual treatment: worked the first day!

2018-06-10 - Silke Neumaier - Update - Recommendation of psychological self-help method

2018-06-02 - Amanda, UK - My child had her coccyx fractured during an MUA

2018-05-27 - Georgina, UK - Coccyx pain related to child birth

2018-05-20 - Keerthi, India - Tailbone pain

2018-05-20 - Helena - Update - Dr Sarno's approach

2018-05-20 - Nataly, Croatia - Update - Managing pain through exercise and some other stuff, Zagreb, Croatia

2018-05-20 - Nicolas, UK - Update - Recovering from years of coccyx pain

2018-05-20 - Andrea, Italy - Update - I bounced from doctor to doctor, I was so desperate

2018-05-20 - Karen, UK - Update - Coccyx pain

2018-05-13 - Izzy, UK - Coccydynia under 18 years old

2018-05-13 - James, Australia - Update - Protruding Sacrum - I'm a 43 year old male and this is my 'tail'

2018-05-13 - Sandy, UK - Update - My experience of coccyx pain

2018-05-13 - Sally, UK - Update - Coccyx removed 17 October 2016, no success with other treatments

2018-05-13 - Dan, USA - Update - So very glad I got this surgery

2018-05-13 - Michelle, UK - Update - Crazy as it sounds, I cannot wait for surgery

2018-05-13 - Emily, UK - Update - Coccyx pain from age 10

2018-05-13 - Jenny, UK - Update - Help for a painful coccyx

2018-05-13 - Xavier, UK -Update - Gradual improvement over 1.5 years with Dr Durtnall and exercises

2018-05-06 - Homa, Iran - Update - Coccygectomy, whole tailbone removed?

2018-05-06 - Upma, India - Thanks for the treatment

2018-04-27 - Nurten, Turkey - Found relief

2018-04-15 - Ozlem, Turkey - Hypermobility of the coccyx

2018-04-08 - Jhansi, India - Coccyx pain for unknown reason

2018-04-08 - Dr S, Oman - Exercises are helping

2018-03-25 - Cathy, Canada - Never ending daily tailbone pain

2018-03-25 - Fazilet Erdogan, Turkey - 2 minute treatment, 80-90% better

2018-03-25 - Anonymous, Belgium - Now 90% better

2018-03-25 - Jo, UK - Update - Injections under anaesthetic

2018-03-18 - Riccardo, Italy - Pelvic pain

2018-03-18 - Sameera, India - 2.5 years of coccyx pain - post surgery update (Do it, worth it!)

2018-03-18 - Rumana, India - Tailbone Treatment

2018-03-18 - Elizabeth, UK - Update - Coccyx operation by Mr Hardy

2018-03-18 - Erin, USA - Update - I'm 13 months post-op and all of my tailbone pain is gone

2018-03-18 - Louise, UK - Update - Hypermobile coccyx - infection after operation

2018-03-18 - Helen, UK - Update - Coccygectomy and still in pain

2018-03-18 - Jaime, USA - Update - Debilitated after giving birth

2018-03-18 - FT, UK - Update - Suffered coccydynia since being pregnant with my first child

2018-03-18 - Sravani, India - Update - Tailbone treatment by Dr Syeda Mubashira

2018-03-18 - Anonymous, USA - Update - One injection cured the pain

2018-03-11 - Camilla, UK - Coccyx pain in a 12 year old girl

2018-03-11 - Rosalyn, UK - I was in a lot of pain and stuck in bed most weekends

2018-03-04 - Anitha, India - Update - Definitely feel an improvement from exercises

2018-02-25 - Maggie, UK - Pain started March 2016

2018-02-25 - Anonymous, USA - What worked for me ... Curamin and Serrapeptase

2018-02-25 - Andrew, USA - Alignment and scar tissue treatment

2018-02-18 - Ugur, Turkey - Injections worked

2018-02-18 - James, UK - Update - A strange old tail - removed by Professor Doursounian in Paris

2018-02-11 - Gwen - Update - Brenda 2003 - Self manipulation positive result

2018-02-11 - Kate, USA - Bone spur growing off the tip of my coccyx, now had minimally invasive surgery

2018-02-11 - Fatma, Turkey - Injection 5 years ago cured the pain

2018-02-04 - Andrew, UK - Update - Sharp pain in my tailbone following a heavy fall

2018-02-04 - Mitou, UK - Update - The only way I could sleep was on my tummy

2018-02-04 - Natavan, Azerbaijan - Repeating treatment

2018-02-04 - Rosie, UK - Expect to reach 100% pain free coccyx health shortly

2018-02-04 - Kayley, UK - Coccyx internal manipulation

2018-02-04 - Beverley, USA - Still have several questions about my surgery

2018-02-04 - Mine, Turkey - Injection decreased pain almost 90%

2018-01-28 - Mo, UK - Update - Success! Coccygectomy / coccyx removal surgery in UK

2018-01-28 - Robyn, USA - Coccydynia is underrated and excruciating

2018-01-28 - Fazilet, Turkey - Coccyx pain - Dr Elif Gurkan

2018-01-28 - A Khera, UK - Coccyx pain and treatment by Dr. Durtnall at Sayer Clinic

2018-01-28 - Tamara, Tanzania - Update - Coccyx release testimony

2018-01-21 - Dee, UK - Sayer Clinic Dr Michael Durtnall - coccyx pain

2018-01-14 - Zahra, Pakistan - Searching for a therapist in Islamabad

2018-01-14 - Mike, Australia - Eventually I decided to get the coccyx removed

2018-01-14 - Tom, UK - Robert Griffiths testimonial

2018-01-14 - Tom, Switzerland - Update - Considering surgery (now had it)

2018-01-14 - Rosalynd, UK - Coccyx treatment - Sayer Clinic

2018-01-14 - Roo, USA - Update - Great outcome in Nov 2017!

2018-01-14 - Shadi, Egypt - Chronic pelvic/coccyx pain

2018-01-14 - Gordon, USA - Update - Cortisone shot from Dr. Ed Hanley - then surgery, successful

2018-01-07 - Lauren, France - Update - Surgery after three years of pain and many other treatments

2018-01-07 - Anonymous, USA - Coccygectomy story

2018-01-07 - Sue, UK - Update, Internal manipulation is nowhere near as bad as you think

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