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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 44-48

Coccydynia: A lean topical review of recent updates on physical therapy and surgical treatment in the last 15 years


Department of Orthopedics, Government Medical College, Haldwani, Uttarakhand, India

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Ganesh Singh Dharmshaktu
Department of Orthopedics, Government Medical College, Haldwani - 263 139, Uttarakhand
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/JODP.JODP_18_19

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Coccydynia is disabling painful condition resulting from various factors and often not given serious importance. The chronic or recurrent pain affects activities of daily living and overall quality of life. Not only it is a poorly understood disorder with newer findings related to its anatomy, radiology, and the management periodically supplementing the medical literature but also it is managed in casual manner in clinical settings. There are various treatment options in both conservative and operative methods of its treatment and knowledge of which is important for its optimal management. A relevant topical review of recent advances on its management is presented here as handy guide for busy practitioners.


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