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Tag: sciatica

Tail Bone Pain (Coccydynia)

February 26, 2010

WHAT IS COCCYDYNIA? Coccydynia is the inflammation of the tip of the tailbone and the pain is often worse on sitting. HOW IS COCCYDYNIA PAIN DIAGNOSED? Coccydynia is commonly diagnosed based solely on the symptoms and the examination findings of local tenderness over the tailbone. WHAT ARE THE CAUSES? Coccydynia is often caused by an […]


February 26, 2010

WHAT IS SCIATICA? Sciatica is pain resulting from irritation of the sciatic nerve. The pain of sciatica is naturally felt from the low back to behind the thigh and radiating down to below the knee. WHAT ARE THE CAUSES? The main cause of sciatica is generally a result of a disc herniation directly pressing on […]