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Sacrum & Coccyx

Sacroiliac joint pain

  •  Elicited with patient lying on the affected side without support (Gaenslen's test), direct compression or FABER test (flexion abduction and external rotation)

  • Local anaesthetic injection can be diagnostic and therapeutic

  • Fusion only indicated when an infection is present

 

Ideopathic coccydynia

  •  Frequently associated with psychological conditions

  • Four types of coccyx:



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