A coccyx injury results in pain and discomfort in the tailbone area. These injuries may result in a bruise, dislocation, or fracture of the coccyx. Although they may be slow to heal, the majority of coccyx injuries can be managed with cautious treatment.
The coccyx is the triangular bony structure located at the bottom of the vertebral column. It is composed of three to five bony segments held in place by joints and ligaments.
Common symptoms of coccyx pain includes: