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Professional advice from posture and spine/neck experts. Is it better to sleep without a pillow&on back? If using pillow should shoulders be on pillow

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Varies

In general, it is " better" to sleep with the head and spinal column in as neutral position as possible.
That often involves sleeping on the side with a pillow between the knees and between the arms.

In brief: Varies

In general, it is " better" to sleep with the head and spinal column in as neutral position as possible.
That often involves sleeping on the side with a pillow between the knees and between the arms.
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