We all know how important it is to get adequate hours of sleep every night. But, did you know that it’s even more important to sleep in certain positions to fix common body problems?

This graphic from Cleveland Clinic highlights the most optimum sleeping positions for the most common types of chronic pain – neck, shoulder, lower back, jaw and headaches. It classifies the best and worst positions, according to the specific type of pain.


For more information on how to best get a good night’s rest, check out this Wall Street Journal infographic in next page. It shows you how you can solve common problems simply by adjusting the way in which you sleep. For back pain, sleep with a pillow between the knees.