#SLEEP SUNDAY – LETS TALK ABOUT SLEEP AND THE BEST SLEEP POSITIONS…

BACK PAIN BLOG UK...

It’s Sleep Sunday, so let’s talk about the best sleep positions for people who suffer from back pain. If are suffering from degenerative disc disease then they say that one of the best positions is to sleep on your stomach as this can relieve the pressure on the disc space. You should then place a flat pillow under your stomach and hips to help reduce stress on your lower back.

However, in general, elevating the knees slightly by placing a pillow under them while lying on your back can help many general forms of low back pain.

If you are experiencing upper back pain then use a memory foam pillow or no pillows under your head. Lie on your side and place a pillow between your knees.

When lying in bed try the Fowler Position, on your back with legs bent at right angles and supported by a pillow stack which…

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