Tailbone is a triangular shaped bone located at the bottom of the human spinal column. It pains so badly due to long sitting on a hard surface and directly impacts on the bone. Sometimes, you suddenly lose balance and fall or slip accidentally which also cause Tailbone injury. Athletes and sports player often get tailbone injury. Overall, there is no specific cause of injury, it just happens due to any careless activity with your muscles.
On talking about the pain after getting tailbone injury, it is unbearable even makes difficult to sit, stand and lay down on bed comfortably. Its major symptoms are inflammation and irritation in the tailbone. In order to get rid of this problem you can use the below tips at your home:
- Avoid The Major Physical Activities:
A tailbone injured person is always recommended to stay away from the major physical activities, otherwise, it may convert into a fracture and damage of tailbone. Before you could go to a specialist, make sure to stay away from the activities require a extreme strength.
- Ice The Tailbone
Put ice cubes on the tailbone (coccyx) for at least 20 minutes every hour for 48 hours after getting an injury. Gradually, put the ice for two or three times a day or until the symptoms persist.
- Give Pressure On Tailbone
Take help of cushion pillow to give pressure while sitting or taking rest. It is strictly recommended whenever you sit on the hard surface, make use of a pillow.
- Take Help Of Pain Reliever
Over the counter, if you find the pain is unbearable then take help of pain relieving tablets. But, make sure to use the right medication.
- Chiropractic Treatment
The chiropractic treatment is proven to provide incredible beneficial results for tailbone injury. Chiropractic can improve the misalignment of injury and provide fast relief of pain.
Along with treatment, one should also improve the diet chart. Make sure to include fibre and a good amount of fluids which prevent constipation.
If you are suffering from Tailbone injury and now looking for the chiropractic treatment then meet experts at Bramalea Physiotherapy & Wellness. We provide customized support and care throughout the treatment.