Sleeping Easier with Back Pain
Is back pain keeping you awake? Try these seven tips for sound sleep.
By Jennifer Warner
Reviewed By Charlotte Grayson
Back pain can make it hard to get a good night's sleep . But by experimenting with a few different simple sleep strategies, you can help ease your back pain and prevent future problems.
"First you have to start off with the understanding that there is no perfect position for everybody to sleep in," says Joel M. Press, MD, medical director of the Center for Spine, Sports & Occupational Rehabilitation at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. "Generally you have to listen to your body."
Here are some sleeping tips Press recommends: