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.
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.
If you’re suffering from acid reflux or indigestion, elevate your head with come comfortable pillows or place a few bricks under the legs of your bed.
Switching your sleeping positions may not be easy at first. However, it’s definitely worth a try to get some relief from chronic pain with minimum effort.