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Any tips on how to prevent shoulder pain from sleeping on it wrong?

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Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Recliner chair

Another suggestion is to sleep in a semi-recumbent position which is the position of a typical recliner chair. Either you can use sleep in a recliner chair or one can use a bunch of pillows to recreate that shape in your own bed.
Many patients with shoulder pain of all types report that this position is well tolerated. Good luck.

In brief: Recliner chair

Another suggestion is to sleep in a semi-recumbent position which is the position of a typical recliner chair. Either you can use sleep in a recliner chair or one can use a bunch of pillows to recreate that shape in your own bed.
Many patients with shoulder pain of all types report that this position is well tolerated. Good luck.
Dr. Robert Purchase
Dr. Robert Purchase
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Dr. Daniel Mass
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Ice and antiinflamat

Besides pillows and a recliner, ice and take antiinflamatories before bed.
If none of these help you need to be evaluated for a rotator cuff injury or shoulder arthritis.

In brief: Ice and antiinflamat

Besides pillows and a recliner, ice and take antiinflamatories before bed.
If none of these help you need to be evaluated for a rotator cuff injury or shoulder arthritis.
Dr. Daniel Mass
Dr. Daniel Mass
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