Change of Sleeping Position

Sleeping on the side instead of the back or vice versa

Top Helpful Cases

 Helped a lot
7 of 9 people found this helpful
I was rear-ended about ten years ago and suffered some acute lower back pain along with the usual neck and should injuries associated with a rear-end collision. I spent several months in physical therapy learning how to strengthen my back and receiving massage therapy and stimulation by the use of a TENS unit. I have been on and off pain ...
 Healed
5 of 5 people found this helpful
Although I've had knee pain off and on for many years, ever since chipping a bone when I was 12, my knee never hurt enough to affect my activities. Then, in March of 2007 I tripped running up some stairs and hit the inside of my knee on the edge of a step. I was doing yoga at this time ...
 Helped a lot
4 of 4 people found this helpful
I herniated a disk in my L5-S1 space. After being diagnosed, I was initially treated with pain medications and physical therapy. I also iced my back several times a day. The ice and meds made it feel the best. Physical therapy was good to learn how to do proper exercises in order to prevent pain in the future. I use ...

Change of Sleeping Position is Used For These Conditions

Area
Condition Average Result Healed Helped
a Lot
Helped
a Little
No Change Made Worse
All Conditions (average)
3.2
(46)
7 13 13 10 3
Back General
Postpartum Back Pain
3.5
1 1
Back General
Spina Biffida/ Scoliosis
3.0
1
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Spondylolisthesis
5.0
1
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Pain
4.0
1 2 1
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Osteoarthritis - Degenerative Disc Disease
3.5
1 1
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Herniated Disk
3.0
1 2 2 2 1
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Sacroiliac Joint
2.0
1
Back Mid (Thoracic)
Scoliosis
4.5
1 1
Back Mid (Thoracic)
Muscle Strain
4.0
1
Back Mid (Thoracic)
Pain
2.0
1
Back Upper - Neck (Cervical)
Muscle Strain
5.0
1
Back Upper - Neck (Cervical)
Pain
4.0
1
General
Asthma
4.0
1
Hip
Ischial Tuberosity Syndrome
3.0
1
Hip
Calcium Buildup
3.0
1
Hip
Pain
2.0
1
Hip
Labral Tear
2.0
2
Hip
Bursitis
2.0
1
Internal
Hemophilia
5.0
1
Internal
Ehlers Danlos syndrome - "Cutis hyperelastica"
3.0
1
Knee
Medial Meniscus Tear
5.0
1
Knee
Water on the Knee
4.0
1
Knee
Tendinitus
3.0
1
Knee
Pain
1.0
1
Knee
Articular Cartilage Damage
1.0
1
Neurological
Migraine
2.0
1
Shoulder
Pain
3.0
2
Shoulder
Bone Spurs
3.0
1
Shoulder
Rotator Cuff Injury
3.0
1 1
Skin
Acne
4.0
1
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