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Coccyx Injury

Medically reviewed by Last updated on May 6, 2024.

What is a coccyx injury?

A coccyx (tailbone) injury may include a fracture or dislocation.

Vertebral Column

What are the signs and symptoms of a coccyx injury?

Coccyx pain may last for a short time or continue longer than 2 months. You may have any of the following:

How is a coccyx injury diagnosed?

How is a coccyx injury treated?

How can I manage my symptoms?

Call your local emergency number (911 in the US) if:

When should I seek immediate care?

When should I call my doctor?

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