Coccyx Pain / Tailbone Pain
At Pelvic Health Melbourne we CAN help your coccyx pain.
Coccyx pain can be disabling, limiting your siting tolerance and quality of life. We look at all the factors contributing to your tailbone pain and treat everything reducing if not completely relieving your pain.
Causes of coccyx pain
Your pelvic floor muscles attach onto the coccyx bone therefore any abnormal tension in these muscles can aggravate your pain. Additionally your lower buttock muscles if tight can aggravate your pain.
You may have adjusted your sitting posture and are sitting more on your sacrum rather then your sit bones. This commonly happens to women after pregnancy as the pregnancy back ward pelvic tilt backward tilt is maintained after birth causing the woman to sit on the sacrum causing or aggravating their tailbone pain.
Treatment for coccyx pain
Wedge cushions and postural corrections are an easy fix for poor sitting posture.
Massage for the tight external muscles works brilliantly. Whilst we teach you how to normalize your pelvic floor muscle tension