Coccydynia (cont.)

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What is the prognosis for coccydynia?

The majority of people with coccydynia have complete recovery in response to the conservative treatments described above.

Is it possible to prevent coccydynia?

Because coccydynia is associated with injury, avoiding trauma to the coccyx bone is the best method of preventing coccydynia.

Medically reviewed by Gregory Polston, MD; American Board of Anesthesiology with subspecialty in Pain Medicine
REFERENCE:

Klippel, J.H., et al. Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases. New York: Springer, 2008.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/20/2013

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