Professional Postpartum Musician with Pelvic Pain Gets Relief

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in Coccydynia, Lumbar Spine Dysfunction, Pelvic Floor Muscle Dysfunction

A 42 year-old professional violinist presented to our clinic with complaints of coccyx pain that began after the birth of her daughter approximately one year ago. During her delivery she received an epidural and induction. Soon after, she began to experience pain in the region of her tailbone or coccyx which worsened with sitting on hard surfaces as well as the floor. During her physical therapy evaluation, she demonstrated sacroiliac (SI) joint and sacral torsion or misalignment as well as multi-level lumbar vertebral segmental dysfunction. Her coccyx was hyper-flexed or drawn under. Right...

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