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What sleep position helps when you have back pain?

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Sleeping with a pillow between the knees while lying on one side may increase comfort. Some doctors recommend lying on your back with a pillow under your knees.

From: Back Pain Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic: "Treating Back Pain Conservatively: Medication and Bedrest."

UpToDate: "Approach to the diagnosis and evaluation of low back pain in adults."

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Low Back Pain Fact Sheet."

 

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on October 17, 2018

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic: "Treating Back Pain Conservatively: Medication and Bedrest."

UpToDate: "Approach to the diagnosis and evaluation of low back pain in adults."

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Low Back Pain Fact Sheet."

 

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on October 17, 2018

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