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01-18-2013, 10:42 AM
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homersimpson
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Originally Posted by shoeshine boy View Post
as someone who has had this injury let me say, go see a doctor!!!! most likely he/she will tell you, "yep, you broke your coccyx and there's not a damn thing I can do for you other than maybe give you some meds." but at least you'll have ruled out anything that's spinal related.
next go visit your local medical supply store and buy one of these:


plan on taking it everywhere you go, especially the movies. it will make sitting, and therefore getting up a lot less painful. anyone who laughs at this injury has clearly not had it.
I had the exact same injury 7 years ago after getting slew-footed. it was a good 18 months before I could sit (and get up) without pain.
My wife and I are mostly only going to the hoytie toytie movie theaters that have recliners because the chairs in the other theaters sucks.

If it took 18 months to heal, I am almost there.

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