Postures to avoid while sleeping

0 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Filament.io 0 Flares ×

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 boneCorrect-angle-of-head-resting-on-pillow

2. has beautiful symmetry on either side that ensures the spine does not become twisted and develop a rotation or scoliosis.

Correct-posture-of-side-and-back-sleeping

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.

baby car seat child shelves

man couch

woman couch

 

For more information about joint pain read these blogs:

Back pain keeping you up? Here's what to do!

Banish joint pain with paracetamol.

How to ease pain and sleep better.

Pain keeping you up?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No Comments Yet.

Leave a comment

CommentLuv badge

Human Check :) *

0 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Filament.io 0 Flares ×