Severe Pain After Coccyx Removal – Misha’s Story

Coccygectomy Did Not Help – Misha’s Story Misha, one of the visitors to this site, shares this story: “In 2000, I went to see chiropractor for knee pain. She did some kind of manipulation where she injured my sacrococcygeal ligament. I used to have pain in coccyx on and off .I had some steroids injections that helped till 2010. In March 2010, I had severe tail bone pain. I was not able to sit at all. I had all the conservative treatment ( medication, Injections, Ganglion blockers, Prolotherapy, PT-  manipulation). I finally decided to go for coccygectomy in 2013( May) after trying everything else. My surgery has not been successful so far. I am four and a half months post op ( 18 weeks). I have severe Gluteus Maximus pain on left side radiating to the left leg. Lately, it has started affecting my right side as well. My MRI of the back is normal.I am so frustrated with my life right now. I have been suffering with this pain for the last three and a half years. I thought surgery would get rid of it but I guess not in my case.I did lot of research about coccygectomy. Majority of patients have felt better after surgery.  I have pain (10/10) everyday. I cant sit or stand not lie on the sides because of gluts pain. I have gone...

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