Coccyx pain is pain in or around the bony structure at the bottom of the spine (coccyx). It can be caused by a fall, sitting on a hard or narrow surface, degenerative joint changes, or vaginal delivery. In most cases, the discomfort will go away on its own; however, if it continues, you should consult a medical professional. Here are some tips on how to get rid of coccyx pain and where to get pain management in Costa del Sol for coccyx pain.
When engaged in certain activities, such as sitting, standing for an extended period of time, or rising from a seated position to a standing position, coccyx pain can feel dull and achy before becoming sharp. Sex and defecation can both become uncomfortable. Coccyx pain in women can also make menstruation uncomfortable.
Pain in the coccyx typically disappears on its own after a few weeks or months. In the interim, you might find it helpful to:
Consult a medical professional if the pain in your coccyx does not go away (chronic coccydynia). In order to rule out the possibility of any other conditions, they may perform a rectal examination. If your doctor suspects that you may have a fracture, degenerative changes, or even, in extremely rare instances, a tumour, he or she may suggest that you undergo magnetic resonance imaging, also known as an MRI.
Our Pain management in Costa del Sol for coccyx pain includes: