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Soothe Stiff Joints with This Sleep Position

Soothe Stiff Joints with This Sleep Position

Don't you hate it when you sleep wrong and all of a sudden getting out of bed is a struggle?

So before you nod off, do a quick posture check. There are three sleep positions that help ease strain on your head, neck, and back. What are they? Read on . . .

3 Poses for R&R
According to the editors of Natural Prescriptions for Women, joint-friendly sleeping habits can help protect creaky body parts from developing a crick. Choose one of these postures:

  • If you sleep on your back, put a small pillow under your knees.
  • If you sleep on your side, avoid tucking your neck and chin into the fetal position.
  • If you sleep on your stomach, put a pillow under one side of your body so your head and neck aren't strained.

More Joint-Friendly Ideas
Did you know? Food is good medicine. Try these tips for reducing the risk of arthritis:

Medically reviewed in November 2019.

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