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A 37-year-old member asked:

Any tips on how to prevent shoulder pain during sleep?

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Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Sleep on your back: Avoid sleeping on your shoulders, or sides. Try to keep arms down to your side. Don't sleep on your stomach. To help keep your arms to your sides, and not above your head, wrap your arms with soft pillows and safety pin them on. This will weigh your arms down a little, and you will be less likely to sleep with them above your head.
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Last updated Jul 6, 2017
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