Fractured Tailbone

We’re all in this for good.

By sharing your stories and data, you will:
  • help each other live better and uncover the best ways to manage your health today
  • help researchers shorten the path to new treatments tomorrow

How much good can your data do? A whole lot, as co-founder Jamie Heywood explains in this video.

What is Fractured Tailbone?

A fractured tailbone (coccyx) is a break to the triangular bony structure located at the base of the spine. Usually the fracture is treated by minimizing sitting for long periods of time and management of the pain.

What is it like to have Fractured Tailbone?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
Last updated:

What do patients take to treat Fractured Tailbone and its symptoms?

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Anexsia, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus) 13 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (2) Fractured Tailbone (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Anaprox, Anaprox-DS, E-Mylan Naproxen) 8 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Conzip, Dolol, Dolzam) 23 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Adco-alzam, Alprax, Alprazol) 15 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (1) Insomnia (1)
Treatment name(s)

(AnalgiPlus, Citodon, Co-codamol) 26 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Endocet, Magnacet, Oxycocet) 11 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Acetaminophen cream, Alvedon, Atasol-500) 36 more
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with Fractured Tailbone, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
Last updated:
You’ve tried this treatment.

Compare treatments for Fractured Tailbone

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Anexsia, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus) 13 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (2) Fractured Tailbone (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Anaprox, Anaprox-DS, E-Mylan Naproxen) 8 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Conzip, Dolol, Dolzam) 23 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
feels like mini seizures or strokes Serotonin syndrome
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Adco-alzam, Alprax, Alprazol) 15 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Anxious mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Involuntary head movement Sleepiness
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1) Insomnia (1)
Treatment name(s)

(AnalgiPlus, Citodon, Co-codamol) 26 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Endocet, Magnacet, Oxycocet) 11 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Acetaminophen cream, Alvedon, Atasol-500) 36 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with Fractured Tailbone, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
Last updated:
You’ve tried this treatment.

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Fractured Tailbone on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 6
30s 10
40s 16
50s 21
60s 8
70+ 0

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

92% Females
8% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 12
20-29 years 5
30-39 years 8
40-49 years 4
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 37
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from Fractured Tailbone patients who have completed their condition history
Last updated: