How to find experiences like your own
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Nadia, UK - Update - Diagnosed with tarlov cysts
Natalia, USA - Update -Found a physical therapist who does manual treatment for in the coccyx
Laura, UK - Update - Sayer Clinic Review
Zhanna, USA - Update - Coccyx relief
Katie, UK - Update - Anterior subluxation of the sacrococcygeal joint
Sarah-Jayne, UK - Update - Coccyx Pain
Nicolas, UK - Update - Recovering from years of coccyx pain
Helena - Update - Dr Sarno's approach
Sally, UK - Update - Coccyx removed 17 October 2016, no success with other treatments
Riccardo, Italy - Pelvic pain
Louise, UK - Update - Hypermobile coccyx - infection after operation
Erin, USA - Update - I'm 13 months post-op and all of my tailbone pain is gone
Gwen - Update - Brenda 2003 - Self manipulation positive result
Mitou, UK - Update - The only way I could sleep was on my tummy
Tamara, Tanzania - Update - Coccyx release testimony
Mo, UK - Update - Success! Coccygectomy / coccyx removal surgery in UK
Sue, UK - Update, Internal manipulation is nowhere near as bad as you think
Lauren, France - Update - Surgery after three years of pain and many other treatments
Susan, UK - Update - Sitting slumped started the pain
Ibrahim, Turkey - Update - Pain after surgery when sitting and leaning back
An, Belgium - Update - Coccyx operation
John, USA - Update - One sneeze started it all. Fixed with Brenda's Post - came back - Fixed by reading Dr. Sarno's "Healing Back Pain"
Yvonne, UK - Update - Intense pain around the coccyx
Victoria, UK - Update - Long coccyx calcified and bent back
Sandy, USA - Update - No regrets about coccyxgectomy!
John, USA - Update - Dr. Brian Chan from Seattle
Ann, USA - Update - Nerve block
Helen, UK - Update - Cured after 13 years
Anonymous, USA - Update - My recovery from coccyx pain
Anonymous, UK - Update - How the Sayer Clinic helped my coccyx
Alejandra, Uruguay - Update - PLEASE Consider Trigger Point Syndrome in Coccyx Pain!!
Tracy, Australia - Update - External manual adjustment of coccyx
Sallie, UK - Update - Coccyx removal
Noel, USA - Update - Coccyx surgery
Shirley, UK - Update - I feel human again - 95% of the time I am pain-free
Gill, UK - Update - Huge relief from coccyx manipulation and pelvic physiotherapy with Michael Durtnall
Frances, Ireland - Update - I am in pain every hour of every day
Julie, UK - Update - Pain started with no obvious cause
Anonymous - Your pain may be caused by a spicule (spur on the coccyx)
Sara, USA - Made the trip from Texas to NJ to see a coccyx specialist
Nina, UK and Malta - Injured coccyx during childbirth
Anonymous, Kuwait - Severe tailbone pain
Zwe, South Africa - Discomfort after operation
Dina, USA - Broken coccyx
Vicky, UK - Coccyx pain experience
Mrs. Kulkarni, India - Treatment by Dr. Mubashira
Anonymous, USA - My painful story
Vinodrai, India - Coccydynia pain
Tina, Australia - Surgeons in Adelaide?
Shwetank, India - Side effects of steroid injection on tailbone
Anonymous - Get SEATED X-rays PLEASE!!!
Glen - Chairs to use after coccygectomy?
Tara, USA - Remarkable place
Karan, India - Pain around tailbone
Jennie, UK - Update - Coccyx pain for 4 years, now 80/85 percent better
Nikki, USA - Coccyx pain dilemma & almost 8 months pregnant to boot!
Tammie, USA - Worse pain than before after surgery
Kishore, India - Manipulation made the pain worse
Anonymous, USA - Treatment with Michael Durtnall and his team
Anonymous - Fell on ice/pain for a year/a bath made me so much better!!
Anonymous, USA - Accidental, serendipitous disappearance of tailbone pain
Sreevathsa, India - Feedback on tailbone treatment
IMS - Frustrated
Yuan - Daughter experiencing coccyx pain
Troy, Australia - Problem bum
Ed, UK - Coccyx misaligned and fused
Viswa, USA - Vitamin D3
Krazy, Canada - Going Krazy in the Kootenays!
Julie, USA - Cliff diving
Vivian - Sacral dimple and angled coccyx
Meagan, USA - Broken tailbone during childbirth and Tarlov Cyst
Jane, UK - Symptoms began after traumatic childbirth
Sheeba, India - Dr. Sayeda Mubashira
Robyn, Canada - Four years after surgery, pain is suddenly worse
Tracey - I dont wanna live like this anymore
Sandra, UK - My treatment at Sayer Clinic by Dr Michael Durtnall
Rajeshwari, India - Tailbone Treatment with Dr. Mubashira
Elizabeth, Australia - Injured tailbone while pregnant - 2 weeks post op now
Deborah, USA - Broken coccyx
Amal, UK - 70% pain relief in two weeks at Sayer Clinic
Alison, Australia - Pain was really acute going from sitting to standing
Lesley, USA - Recovering from injury to coccyx bone
Luca, Italy - Bike injury
Lou, Australia - My daughterís coccyx story
Chloe, Australia - 90 degree anterior angulation of coccyx
Cara - Self external coccyx adjustment
Yani, USA - Very happy with my surgery
Katie, UK - Chronic pelvic and coccyx pain after childbirth
Anonymous, Australia - I couldnít move, sit or sleep properly. Now Iím a whole new person!
Nicole, USA - Coccyx pain for 5 years
Miriam, The Netherlands - Displaced tailbone
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