Pain came back six years later

Hillary -

I would like to hear via email from anyone who can offer up some advice. About 6 years ago, I fractured my coccyx when a huge wave threw me in the air and slammed me down on the beach. I went through about 8 months of horrible pain, but was told there was nothing I could do about a broken tail bone. The pain gradually eased and I rarely had problems.

Now, six years later, I am in agony all the time. I was hospitalized due to ovarian cancer and severe complications from that, and was in the hospital in bed for 3 straight months. I had other issues which prevented me from laying in any position other than on my back. I feel this greatly contributed to the reoccurrence of all this pain.

Anyway, I was wondering if anyone has had any relief from coccyx pain by seeing a chiropractor. I don't want to waste my time and money if it isn't going to help. I cannot take any OTC meds such as Advil or anything other than Tylenol due to the complications from my cancer and chemo. Any advice via email would be greatly appreciated.


Updated 2003-09-14

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