Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Coccydynia

This condition is an inflammation of the tip of the tailbone, called the coccyx. It causes pain and tenderness between the buttocks.

What is coccydynia?

This detailed video describes the condition of coccydynia, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. Treatment can include a padded seat cushion, medications, nerve blocks, sacral nerve stimulation, or, in rare cases, surgery to shorten the coccyx.