5 Easy Ways to Relieve Coccyx Pain During Pregnancy
Child’s Pose Breathing Exercise
Breath deep into the pelvic floor and tailbone while in the child’s pose position. This breathing exercise creates a gentle stretch on the tailbone via the pelvic floor attachments.
Pillow Between Legs at Night
A pillow between legs can level the tension on the tailbone and pelvis.
Change The Way You Get Out of Bed
Tailbone pain increases as the expanding uterus stretch the core muscles and push down on the floor and tailbone. Therefore it can be helpful to use both arms while side-lying to get up. This modification is also the best way to prevent diastasis recti.
Tailbone Release (Hands-on)
Hands-on treatment by a physical therapist or chiropractor to the ligaments of the pelvic girdle can help reduce coccyx pain during pregnancy.
These ligaments include:
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