Why does my coccyx hurt?

Why does my coccyx hurt? Your coccyx (also known as the tailbone) hurts because something is causing pain and inflammation in that area. This can be due to trauma such as a fall, vaginal childbirth, or prolonged sitting on a hard surface. Sometimes the pain can be...

Will golfer’s elbow heal on its own?

Will golfer’s elbow heal on its own? Golfer’s elbow will usually heal on its own, but only if you adequately rest your elbow, and take the appropriate measures. If you don’t rest your elbow, then your golfer’s elbow is likely to persist for quite some...

How do you treat bursitis of the shoulder?

How do you treat bursitis of the shoulder? Bursitis of the shoulder is best treated by physical therapy focusing on posterior capsular stretching, rotator cuff strengthening, and periscapular stabilization. Oftentimes, a steroid injection into the subacromial space of...

Why does my scapula hurt?

Why does my scapula hurt? Your scapula likely hurts because your scapular biomechanics are off, which is causing abnormal movements, which can cause pain.  As an orthopedic surgeon in Colorado Springs, Colorado, I frequently treat people who have pain in and around...