Coccydynia, also known as tailbone pain can arise either from direct trauma or fall, prolonged sitting, or can also occur spontaneously. This pain is caused by inflammation of the tip of the tailbone. The pain symptoms include sensitivity or aching in the tailbone can be made worse with sitting, bowel movements, sexual intercourse.

Treatments for coccydynia include using a padded seat cushion, medications, nerve blocks with fluoroscopy guidance, sacral nerve stimulation or surgery to shorten the coccyx.