Can my tailbone pain be cured?
Some of the muscles that control defecation attach to the coccyx, and there may be pain in the injured tailbone upon defecation and when tightening the anal sphincter. There are no national incidence numbers for this condition, but pain in the tailbone is ...
Dealing with a bruised or broken coccyx
What should I do about it? The coccyx or tailbone is made up of three to five vertebrae at the lower end of the spine. Most people have a coccyx of four of these spinal bones. The coccyx functions as an attachment site for muscles, tendons and ligaments.
Coccydynia is a real pain in the rear
J.B. Answer • It sounds as though you may have coccydynia, which simply means “pain” (dynia) in the “tailbone” (coccyx). It’s usually associated with abnormal movement of the coccyx on the spine. This is generally treated by an orthopedic ...
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What Are the Functions of the Biceps Femoris Muscles?
Specifically, the upper portion or head of the biceps femoris starts at the bottom end of the back of the pelvis at a point called the ischial tuberosity, near the coccyx or tailbone. The other end of the muscle attaches to the top ends or the heads of the ...