Can't sit

Debbie -

I am experiencing pain in my lower back and also the tailbone area. The tailbone has been hurting for over a year now, and just recently it has gotten worse. I started a new job 3 months ago, lifting boxes that are close to 50 lbs. I am 5'1 and 125 lbs. I have one child that is 13 months old, I have been seeing a chiropractor for a bit now and stated that I have sciatica and back problems. I have complained a number of times about the pain when I sit. Should I ask him to have another x-ray done? He was given x-rays that are over a year old.

I am at my wits end, and now I let my job know that my back really hurts now do to the lifting of boxes and they sent me to a emergency medical to be checked and the medical center gave me Celebrex to take. I am fearful of taking this due to the side effects. I am in pain and I am only 29 years old and shouldn't have all these problems already. If I sit for a long period of time it feels like a knife right into my tailbone area, and if I do sit for a period of time the next day it is very painful. Help!! Do you know of any doctors in the NJ area?

Updated 2002-05-19

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