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pain in the coccyx and neighboring region. Called also coccyalgia and coccydynia.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


Pain in the coccygeal region.
[coccyx + G. ōdyne, pain]
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Pain in the coccygeal region.
Synonym(s): coccyalgia, coccydynia, coccyodynia.
[coccyx + G. odynē, pain]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


Persistent pain in the tail region of the spine, usually following a fracture of the small bones of the coccyx from a fall or a kick.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005


Also called coccygodynia. Pain in or around the coccyx.
Mentioned in: Coccyx Injuries
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Considering the patient's persistent severe coccydynia and failure of extensive conservative and interventional treatments and the chronicity of her pain, we proposed a DRG stimulator trial in September of 2017.
Sacralization results in variation in segmental structure of vertebral column that demands vigilance and modifications during anaesthetic and surgical intervention and it may be associated with non-traumatic lower back pain, sciatica, coccydynia and spinal pathologies.
for persistent coccydynia, a steroid injection may be recommended to calm down the painful inflammation.
PAIN HAS assumed a totally new dimension for 24-year-old PR professional, Sakshi Arora since coccydynia hit her four years ago.
As well as anaesthesia (neuralgias, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, post thoracotomy pain syndrome, coccydynia and trigger points), disciplines include neurology (migraine and analgesic rebound headaches, phantom limb and arachnoiditis), neurosurgery and orthopaedics (ganglion cysts, nerve entrapment syndromes and trigeminal neuralgia, radiculopathies and spinal stenosis, compression and rib fractures), musculoskeletal medicine and rheumatology (tenosynovitis and bursitis, temporomandibular joint dysfunction, arthritis of wrist, elbow, hip and knee and fibromyalgia), medicine (acute pancreatitis, acute herpes zoster and diabetic neuralgia), sports medicine (jumper's and runner's knee, and golfer and tennis elbow).
Nine articles reported on SMT for various pain conditions, including fibromyalgia, carpal tunnel syndrome, migraine and tension-type headaches, coccydynia, dysmenorrhea, shoulder dysfunction, and total abdominal hysterectomy.
AIT sounds as if you have developed a condition known as coccydynia. This is inflammation of the tailbone, or coccyx, usually brought on by an injury.
A YOUR condition is called coccydynia and, in rare cases, it can be totally incapacitating.
Pelvic PT has been shown to improve pain and dyspareunia in patients with CPP, coccydynia, and vestibulodynia.
Frequently recommended treatments for patients with conditions such as levator ani syndrome and coccydynia include digital massage of the levator ani musculature and/or mobilization of the coccyx.
Pain in the coccyx (the tailbone), or coccydynia, may be due to injury, a baby pushing against the mother's coccyx during birth, or prolonged pressure due to poor postures while sitting.