Reduce tailbone pain with effective, non-nociceptive techniques

Learn the fundamentals of coccydynia management: assessment, treatment, available evidence, self help techniques and homework exercise. This entertaining e-learning course will give you insight into the biomechanics behind pain tailbone (coccyx) and current treatments. It will also prepare you for the clinical reasoning exercises we will do on the practical training day, when all this knowledge will be translated to hands-on skills and functional advice for coccydynia patients.

You can follow this e-learning course on your own computer, in your own time. You will receive a certificate after passing the final test and you will be listed on our ‘Find a therapist’ database. You will also have access to the continuously updated online course material for 2 years.

Target audience
Physiotherapists, Chiropractors & Osteopaths


Online distance learning
Approximately 8 hours



€ 205,- euro (click here for the current conversion rate) including:

  • Videos of diagnostic and safe therapeutic techniques, links to useful online videos on anatomy and biomechanics of coccydynia, home exercise examples
  • Final exam (you will be a registered/school therapist in coccydynia on after successful completion of this exam)
  • 2 years subscription and listing on Google Maps on the ‘Find a Therapist’  page of
  • 2 years access to updated scientific findings and new material on coccydynia

Do you want to combine it with the practical course (External treatment for coccydynia) and get certified as a coccydynia therapist? Then your listing and access will be extended from 2 to 5 years, and a graduate cap will appear on your profile to indicate that you are a coccydynia therapist. If you want to extend your listing beyond 5 years, we recommend that you join our Pelvic Girdle Pain courses. Check our FAQ page for more information.

Good luck!


Course Materials

Tailbone pain courseCoccydynia is a condition that can seriously impact the quality of life of patients. Fortunately there are several treatment methods, the least invasive of which is an external correction of the tailbone (coccyx). This treatment can be performed with various techniques. Dutch orthopedic manual therapists Meine Veldman and Cecile Röst have been teaching and updating this practical course since 2012, and it has been well received and highly evaluated by the numerous participants. Do you want more insight into coccydynia? Do you want to learn how to make the correct diagnosis and apply different, effective treatment methods? If so, this course is for you. The course material will cover the anatomy and biomechanics of the pelvis, including the sacro-coccygeal and coccygeal joints. You will learn safe treatment techniques to reduce or even eliminate the symptoms. Case studies and clinical reasoning form an important part of this course. Your patients will be grateful for these efficient and non-painful methods!