Pain at base of spine

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a type of chronic (long-term) arthritis that affects parts of the spine, including bones, muscles and ligaments.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Back stiffness
  • Lower back pain
  • Buttock pain
  • Unusually tired
  • Swelling in many joints

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Ankylosing spondylitis.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Pain at base of spine

Coccydynia is a type of lower back pain felt around the last bone at the base of the spine (known as the coccyx or tailbone).


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Pain at base of spine
  • Lower back pain
  • Buttock pain

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Pain at base of spine.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.