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How should I sleep after back surgery?
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: However is
Comfortable generally avoiding sleeping on your stomach for neck or back surgery.
Some prefer having a pillow under their knees or a large pillow to use and hold if lying on either side with a relatively flat pillow to support the head keeping it in line with the shoulders.

In brief: However is
Comfortable generally avoiding sleeping on your stomach for neck or back surgery.
Some prefer having a pillow under their knees or a large pillow to use and hold if lying on either side with a relatively flat pillow to support the head keeping it in line with the shoulders.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. John Kayvanfar
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Way you are comfort
Initially for the first day may be sleeping on your back would help if there would be any bleeding from sugery to happen, however after that sleep any way you feel comfortable.

In brief: Way you are comfort
Initially for the first day may be sleeping on your back would help if there would be any bleeding from sugery to happen, however after that sleep any way you feel comfortable.
Dr. John Kayvanfar
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Dr. Louis Cooper
Discuss this with your operating surgeon, as they know your medical situation and your .operation.
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