Coccyx Pain

Dr. Ekele Enyinnaya and her team at the Women’s Chiropractic Neuromusculoskeletal Clinic serving downtown Washington, DC, provide her community with invaluable chiropractic care. This includes helping patients who are suffering from coccyx pain or pelvic pain, which is not often talked about.

What Is Your Coccyx?

Your coccyx is most often referred to as your tailbone, as it is located right at the base of your spine. It is a triangular shape consisting of 3 to 5 connected bones that move back and forth slightly when you move the nearby pelvis, hips, and legs to provide better support and balance.

More About Coccyx Pain and Its Cause

Coccyx pain is a veritable pain in the buttocks associated with dull pain and discomfort or tenderness. This is interspersed with the occasional sharp pain at the base of your spine, where it meets your lower half.

Coccyx pain can be debilitating because it may worsen when sitting, standing, or even bending forward. It may also worsen during intercourse, during your period, or during a bowel movement. All of this may have a negative impact on your overall quality of life, including your ability to sleep comfortably.

The causes of the coccyx or tailbone pain may include:

  • Pregnancy and childbirth
  • Traumatic injury to that area
  • Repetitive motion strain
  • Poor posture
  • Weight issues, including being under or overweight

Coccyx pain is more likely to affect women than men. Luckily for the community of Washington, DC, Dr. Enyinnaya at the Women’s Chiropractic Neuromusculoskeletal Clinic is a board-certified chiropractic orthopedist specializing in women’s spine health. Additionally, she is certified in pelvic rehabilitation and has 20 years of clinical experience in her area of expertise. Her experience and care is invaluable for women (and men) who suffer from this type of pain.

Chiropractic And Coccyx Pain

Most of the time, coccyx pain is a neuromusculoskeletal condition, and this is where chiropractic shines. Dr. Enyinnaya is skilled in a toolbox of comprehensive chiropractic therapies. After a thorough evaluation, she can help improve your overall mobility and reduce your pain and inflammation naturally without using OTC medication or invasive practices using an individualized treatment plan tailored to you!

Some of our services include:

  • Spinal manipulations and adjustments
  • Cryotherapy
  • Electrical stimulation therapy
  • Therapeutic ultrasound
  • Therapeutic exercise, including core exercises
  • Nutrition and wellness support

Contact Us!

It is a no-contest decision! If you are suffering from coccyx pain in Washington, DC, then your first choice should be Dr. Enyinnaya at the Women’s Chiropractic Neuromusculoskeletal Clinic. Allow her to take good care of you so you can get back to a pain-free life. For appointments, call us today at 866-494-1754.

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