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 caused by a broken coccyx, or rarely a tumor. Coccygeal pain is something that I see as an orthopedic surgeon in Colorado Springs. Is a broken coccyx serious? A broken coccyx isn’t as serious as breaking many other bones in your body....

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 time. As an orthopedic surgeon in Colorado Springs, golfer’s elbow is something I treat frequently, most of the time it gets better without surgery. What happens if golfer’s elbow goes untreated If golfer’s elbow goes untreated, it will just...

What will happen if carpal tunnel syndrome is not treated?

What will happen if carpal tunnel syndrome is not treated?If carpal tunnel syndrome is not treated, it will usually get worse to where you have constant numbness or tingling, and eventually there will be irreversible nerve damage that will disrupt your hand function. Fortunately, this is very rare, as you have to neglect your carpal tunnel syndrome for a very long time before irreversible damage starts. As an orthopedic surgeon in Colorado Springs, I rarely see those who have let their carpal...

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 the shoulder will also provide tremendous relief. As an orthopedic surgeon in Colorado Springs, I like to inject the subacromial space and then send my patients to physical therapy. Almost all of my patients get better with this...

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