Want to wake up feeling your best? Choose a posture that is going to help, not hinder you.
Good sleep posture = good sleep. Sleeping in a posture that varies from these guidelines usually always ends in joint pain.
The aim is to achieve a sleep posture that:
1. helps maintain your spinal alignment- think one long line from head to tail bone
2. has beautiful symmetry on either side that ensures the spine does not become twisted and develop a rotation or scoliosis.
These pictures come from a great site called Neck Pain Support blog and show the ideal alignment both when sleeping on your back and on your side.
Sleeping in a posture that varies from these guidelines usually always ends in joint pain. Check out these unfavourable sleep postures that are sure to end in a lot of ouch! It seems that bad sleep postures can happen to baby and child, man and woman.
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