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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Pillow Support (Definition)

Sleep positions: Generally, pregnant women find it much more comfortable to sleep on their side once they are further along in their pregnancy. This helps to take pressure off your back and also helps to relieve pressure from your uterus on the main vein that brings the blood back to the heart from your legs and your feet. Consider putting a pillow between your legs and under ...Read more


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Best way to sleep to reduce neck hump.on back?where should i use the support pillows?

Best way to sleep to reduce neck hump.on back?where  should i use the support pillows?

I can't help you: with pillows or their placement, but if you are having issues with posture, spine alignment, etc. I recommend that you take up yoga. Very helpful in reinforcing good posture, strengthening your core and counteracting effects from slouching, bad posture using computer, watching tv, etc. ...Read more

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If I wake up with neck aches, is my pillow support to blame?

If I wake up with neck aches, is my pillow support to blame?

Can Be: Pillow support and bed support is very important for a good sleep. Sleep is most important. Try different pillows or go to sleep number and try their pillows. ...Read more

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At what age my baby need to sleep on pillow and neck support?

At what age my baby need to sleep on pillow and neck support?

2 years or older: Your baby should not sleep on a pillow until older than 2 years for safety. Should be sleeping safely on his back without loose fitting bedsheets, blankets or pillows. ...Read more

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What is the best pillow to use when you have neck support issues?

What is the best pillow to use when you have neck support issues?

Pillow support: You can actually go to a pillow store around you. I think there is one in monroe you can try out certain pillows and see what works the best for you. Everyone's needs are different. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it okay to sit up my 2month old? Like on the couch with pillows to support her?

Is it okay to sit up my 2month old? Like on the couch with pillows to support her?

Not really: 2 month olds have partial head control and may not be able to support the weight of the head. May lead to neck sprain and constant crying. So, propping up with pillows is not recommended. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i sprained my neck almost two months ago and i've experiencedlong. Will a neck pillow be good enough for support?

What do you advise if i sprained my neck almost two months ago and i've experiencedlong. Will a neck pillow be good enough for support?

See Spine Specialist: Often it takes more than one epidural injection to help with pain. Also you could be having pain from your facet joints so consider evaluating these as sources for your pain and treatment options such as facet joint injections or radiofrequency ablation. Lastly although not covered by insurance stem cell therapies have been helpful in healing tissues as well. ...Read more

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What is the best brand of lumbar support pillow to be used with home sofas?

What is the best brand of lumbar support pillow to be used with home sofas?

There are many: The most simple of support pillows can be of help providing they give you the support your back needs. Work with your chiropractor or physical therapist to find the one that works for you. You cannot just buy something like that online in my opinion. You need to try it and make sure it is comfortable for you and gives you the support you need. ...Read more