Ibuprofen and physical therapy didn't help

Sandra -  eriepuffin@aol.com

My experience is much like Melissa Schlee's. No accident, just the start of tailbone pain about 6-7 months ago. It has gotten worse, so I went to the doctor. Took ibuprofen, 800 mg, 3 times a day for a month with no improvement. Also went to P.T. No change. X-rays negative. Am now trying Naprosyn and thinking about going to an orthopedic surgeon. He has not seen this condition very much, so I don't know if it is worth it. He would inject the area, and I wonder if anyone has had any relief with that treatment.

I am 65 yrs. old and active, so the rest of me is OK!

I do use a coccyx cushion which is much better than a donut.

Sandra

Updated 2002-01-20

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