How to find experiences like your own
There are more than 2,000 Personal Experiences here, and it can be hard to find exactly what you want. Here is a way to search through them.
Personal stories can be very helpful, but they may not give a true picture of the success rate of a treatment. See the Treatment section for more accurate information on success rates.
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Marie, UK - Update - Roller Derby fall
Barbara, UK - Update - Review for Michael Durtnall of The Sayer Clinics
Lucy, UK - Update - Drugs not working
Clare, UK - Update -Scheduled for surgery - now had it
Kirsten, USA - Update - Relief for coccyx pain
Anonymous, UK - Update - Successfully treated by Michael Durtnall
James, USA - Update - Manual treatment: worked the first day!
Karen, UK - Update - Coccyx pain
Xavier, UK -Update - Gradual improvement over 1.5 years with Dr Durtnall and exercises
Sandy, UK - Update - My experience of coccyx pain
Emily, UK - Update - Coccyx pain from age 10
Dan, USA - Update - So very glad I got this surgery
Jo, UK - Update - Injections under anaesthetic
Sravani, India - Update - Tailbone treatment by Dr Syeda Mubashira
Jaime, USA - Update - Debilitated after giving birth
Helen, UK - Update - Coccygectomy and still in pain
Anonymous, USA - Update - One injection cured the pain
James, UK - Update - A strange old tail - removed by Professor Doursounian in Paris
Tricia, USA - Update - Coccygectomy experience and doctor referral
Anonymous, UK - Update - Post natal depression and coccyx pain
Michelle, UK - Update - Manipulation under anesthetic
Jessica, Australia - Update - Coccygectomy after unexplained coccyx deformity
Anne, UK - Update - 97% better
Abhishek, India - Update - Tailbone pain without any apparent injury
Marielle, UK - Doctor recommendation
Christopher, Poland - Thinking of having surgery
Nancy, USA - My coccyx was about to puncture my bowel
Dileshwar, India - Tail bone treatment
Federico, UK - Super-tight coccyx
Susan, USA - Question about cushions
Sulthana, India - Tail bone pain during and after pregnancy
Pauline, The Netherlands - Cycling and driving in comfort
Keerthi, India - Greatly improved
Anonymous, UK - Coccyx manipulation and pelvic physiotherapy
Cindy, USA - Help!
Neena, USA - Vitamin D helped
Diane, USA - Tailbone pain relieved
Vinayak, India - Huge pain relief from tailbone
Anonymous, USA - Coccydynia
Ray, USA - Coccyx injury
Tony, UK - 95% better after two years of manipulations
Will, Switzerland - Particularly painful when transitioning between standing up and sitting down
Marilyn, USA - Coccyx pain 8 years!
Joy, Zimbabwe - Relief from coccyx pain!
Wendy, UK - Treatment for coccyx injury with Michael Durtnall
Helen, UK - Questions about surgery
Anonymous, UK - Sports injury
Siva, India - Coccyx bone pain
Paz, UK - Manipulations coupled with physiotherapy
Amy, UK - Coccyx angled and calcifying
Malika S, UK - Bad posture while sitting and reading led to the sudden occurrence of coccyx pain
Husain, UK - Fall on hip led to nerve pain
Frederick, UK - Rowing injury
Miranda - Looking for advice about caudal injections
Stephanie, USA - Would like to talk about surgery
Rodrigo, Brazil - Pilonidal cyst and separate coccyx pain
Lucy, UK - Subluxation/Dr Durtnall
Kirk, USA - Coccyx birth defect
Mark, UK - It started with a kick...
Claire - Spur kept coming back
Neha, India - Exercises to improve the muscle strength around my tailbone
Lakshmi, India - Treatment by Dr. Mubashira
Naresh, India - Don't fear tail bone pain, because Dr. Rajveer Singh is perfect for this treatment.
Kate, UK - Rapid relief with Mr Sandler
Sally, UK - Forever thankful to have found something that works!
Mandi, USA - Update - Tailbone drama
Carolyn, Denmark - Recommend Sanne Holst Jensen
Anonymous, UK - Embarrassing Problem
Anonymous - Successfully treated by Dr. Durtnall
Anonymous - Coccyx recovery
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