Coccyx or tailbone pain is a condition referring to the pain originating in the Coccyx or the tailbone; often caused by trauma or injury sustained by the Coccyx. Women are more prone to the condition due to wide pelvis that makes the coccyx more exposed.

The common symptom is pain in the tailbone area which often flairs up with sitting. Painkillers can help provide relief from the symptoms but if the pain is severe, it is best to consult a doctor.





  • Dull and continuous pain which can flair up at times
  • Increased pain when sitting, changing position from sitting to standing, moving, or standing for a longer time.
  • Swollen ness and tenderness in the coccyx region
  • Localised pain that doesn’t radiate to the pelvis or to the lower extremities
  • Pain increases with bowel movement
  • Difficulty in sleeping due to pain
  • Bruise in the tailbone area
  • Pain experienced during sex
  • The pain is caused by injured tailbone due to trauma, like – injury caused by sudden fall or a fracture.
  • Poor posture & Obesity
  • Hypermobility or Hypomobility of the pelvis
  • Repetitive stressful actions, like horseback riding or sitting on hard surface for long
  • Pregnancy and trauma experienced during childbirth
  • Tumor and infection
  • Idiopathic Coccydynia is also quite common

At Kalp Health Care, our wise and empathetic professionals take a transparent and innovative approach to ensure you receive the highest quality care, personalized to your unique health journey.

  • Comprehensive Assessment: Our expert professionals conduct a thorough assessment, which includes:
    • Patient Symptom Evaluation: We listen attentively and patiently to understand your symptoms.
    • Posture Analysis: We assess your posture to identify potential issues.
    • Physical and Functional Assessment: A comprehensive evaluation of your physical health and functionality.
  • In-Depth Evaluation: To ensure a holistic understanding, we consider various factors, such as:
    • Radiological Findings: Incorporating X-Ray, MRI, CT scans, and clinical correlation.
    • Lab Reports: Analyzing laboratory test results for a complete picture.
    • Medication History: Documenting past and current medications.
    • Medical and Surgical History: Understanding your medical journey.
    • Lifestyle Factors: Exploring lifestyle, work patterns, and daily routines.
    • Nutritional Assessment: Evaluating diet and nutrition, emphasizing fibrous foods, minerals, and hydration.
  • Personalized Approach: We believe in patient-centric care, tailoring our assessments and recommendations to your specific needs:
    • Climate Considerations: Recognizing the impact of climate on health.
    • Family History: Considering hereditary factors.
    • Daily Activity: Analyzing your daily routine.
    • Metabolic Assessment: Understanding your metabolic activity.
    • Exercise Routine: Assessing your physical activity regimen.


At Kalp Health Care, we believe in precision and personalization, our wise and empathetic approach ensures that your treatment is innovative, transparent, and, above all, centered around your unique needs and holistic health.That’s why:

Individualized Approach: Our expert team crafts unique treatment protocols for each patient.

Unique Needs: Even if two patients have a similar diagnosis, their treatments are tailored to their specific requirements.

Comprehensive Assessment: We consider not only the diagnosis but also your overall well-being, including physical, mental, emotional, and psychological health.

Holistic Care: Our patient-centric philosophy means that:

A 360-Degree View: We take into account every aspect of your health and life that may impact your well-being.

Emphasis on Well-being: Your treatment plan is designed to address not just physical pain but also your mental and emotional health.


The following are prevention techniques to reduce the risk of Coccydynia:
1. Avoid wearing high heels and sitting for long periods of time.
2. Get up and walk around to stretch your legs.
3. Do exercise regularly.
4. Take up some form of stretching exercise.
5. Stay hydrated.
These are some of the most common prevention techniques for coccydynia.

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Dr. K. K. Kant is the Founder of Kalp Health Care, located in the sub-city of Dwarka, New Delhi.

There are trial & success methods to treat pain but as a seasoned  professionals, we know when and bhow to combine clinical reasoning with manual therapy, modalities, and recent EBP to restore mobility & rejuvenate life.

Dr. K. K. Kant has a keen interest in Ortho – Sports – Spine – Pelvic Floor – Foot field and advanced manual therapy.

Frequently Asked Questions

A fall on the tailbone can inflame the ligaments and injure the coccyx or the coccygeal attachment to the sacrum. Coccygeal trauma usually results in a bruised bone, but may also result in a fracture or dislocation either in the front or back of the coccyx.

Although coccydynia is not considered to be a serious condition, there are many other conditions that can cause the same symptoms of coccydynia, and may be more serious (such as a tailbone, hip, or spinal fracture).

Does walking help tailbone pain (coccydynia)? Yes. Standing up and walking around decreases pressure on your coccyx, reducing pain.

Sleeping on your back is the preferred position when it comes to reducing stress on your coccyx. Even better – try placing a wedge pillow under your knees as you lie on your back. This can help to further relieve stress on your tailbone and allow your coccyx to relax into the bed.

The pain from Coccydynia is usually confined to the tailbone. It usually does not radiate to other parts of the body, although some patients have radiating pain to the pelvis and/or down the legs. This can be due to the coccyx being adjacent to a dense band of nerve tissue called the ganglion impar.