Fun Facts!

  • What: Supports and stabilizes
  • Why: Moves the tailbone during bowel movements

Oh Hello, Coccygeus! (Pt. 6)

Explore pelvic floor anatomy and function! The deep layer: coccygeus muscle.

Dr. Sherine Aubert describes the coccygeus muscle, part of the deep layer of the pelvic floor.

The coccygeus is the muscle that moves our tails. It is located from tailbone to ischial spine, and moves our coccyx (tailbone) when we empty our bowels.