Do you wake up with back pain every day? Do you suffer from insomnia? If you sleep on your stomach, let us tell you why you should stop, using evidence based methods that can provide you relief.
It is very difficult to keep you out of the office if you spend 6-8 hours a night in the wrong position! Let’s start with the basics. Stomach sleeping turns the head one direction 90 degrees for extended periods of time. Think about it this way, if you hold a stretch for 20 minutes that can set you up for injury. If you hold it for hours that’s just plain mean. Watch this video to understand why stomach sleeping is worse than the other sleeping options and more importantly what you can do about it. Most people have slept on their stomaches for years and it’s nearly impossible to transition to a side sleeper or a back sleeper. After watching this you’ll be excited to switch.