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Lift both hands off the ground so that your tailbone is the only point of contact with the ground.
The youngest of the family, Annalise, 18, lay curled on her side in the hospital bed — her tailbone bruised, a heating pad on her shoulder.
According to Erickson, most barre and Pilates exercises require the use of the lower abs and glute muscles to keep the pelvis stable in its natural position, with the pubic bone and tailbone in line with each other.
Shooting Guard DeMar DeRozan, vs. 76ers (FD: $9,000, DK: $9,100) Projected Points: FD: 44.19, DK: 44.83 Kyle Lowry has missed the last three games after landing on his tailbone, and DeRozan has predictably taken over the load on offense.
Look, this would be entirely reasonable because skaters often fall over during their performances (although Rippon did not, thxvm) and nobody wants to get a bruised tailbone.
Despite playing with a slight tailbone injury suffered against Brother Martin on Saturday, Morgan made 5-of-6 free throws in the final minute to help Jesuit hold on.
Lowry struggled in his first appearance after missing three games with a bruised tailbone.
Sarah fell on a steep section of trail in the White Clouds, injuring her tailbone.
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Definition of tailbone for English Language Learners
: the small bone at the end of the spine
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