Pain in the tailbone is a peculiar kind of issue that includes persistent pain in the lower part of the body. If the same is ignored for quite some time the same can lead to chronic complications and may also require surgery.
The common causes of tailbone pain may include any of the following:
Let’s understand what the tailbone is:
The bone that occurs in the lowest part of the spine, the coccyx, is called the tailbone. The coccyx itself is made up of 3 to 5 vertebrae, some of which may be fused together. The ventral side of the coccyx is slightly concave whereas the dorsal aspect is slightly convex. Both of these sides have grooves that show where the vestigial coccygeal units had previously fused. The coccyx attaches the sacrum, from the dorsal grooves with the attachment being either a symphysis or as a true synovial joint.
Treatment for Pain in the Tailbone: