Can a Lumbar Disc cause Tailbone Pain?

If an MRI shows that there is a lumbar disc herniation, could this be the cause of your tailbone pain?

Usually not.

Lumbar disc “abnormalities” “Abnormalities” in the lumbar discs are very very commonly seen on MRI studies. Sometimes these abnormal-looking discs may cause symptoms such as low back pain or nerve pain that travels […]

Do Tarlov Cysts cause Pain?

What is a sacral Tarlov cyst? A cyst is basically a bag of fluid. A cyst is like a water balloon. Sometimes at the sacral spine (the large bone at the back of the pelvis) there is a fluid collection known as a sacral Tarlov cyst. I explain sacral Tarlov cysts by comparing the sacral […]

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