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Tailbone (Coccyx) Injury (cont.)

Follow-up

Follow-up is recommended at the discretion of the patient's doctor and depends on the severity of the injury and the progress the patient is making with medical treatment.

  • Most people do not require follow-up if their coccyx injury is improving with medical treatment.
  • People with chronic coccyx pain, for whom medical therapy has not worked, require more frequent follow-up evaluations and may be referred to other medical or surgical specialists.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/27/2014

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