X-ray Radiation Safety Before Pregnancy

Patients with tailbone pain (coccyx pain, coccydynia) sometimes ask me… “After receiving medical radiation exposure (fluoroscopy, x-ray, etc.), how soon is it safe to get pregnant?” How long after tailbone (coccyx) x-rays or fluoroscopy should I “wait” before getting pregnant? Here is information from the Health Physics Society (“a scientific organization of professionals who specialize […]

Tailbone pain and childbirth, labor and delivery

I have treated many women whose tailbone pain began during pregnancy or while giving birth (during labor and delivery).

Some of these women ask me what they should do if they are considering another pregnancy.

I sometimes advise those patients to speak with their obstetricians/gynecologists regarding considering C-section for their next pregnancy. A cesarean section […]

Tailbone Pain and Pregnancy

There are many reasons why tailbone pain (coccyx pain) can initially occur (or worsen if it is already present) during pregnancy.

The developing child in the uterus causes increased pressure within the pelvis. Some of this pressure transmitted to the tailbone. The pregnant woman tends to be more sedentary (especially later in the pregnancy, due […]

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