Take Home Points
Shoulder pain is common in the general population and athletes. During any evaluation, COR Physical Therapist go through a detailed history, unlocking the current signs and symptoms of any ailment. Sleep position is one area often discussed, as many have pain in the morning and wonder what is the best sleeping position. We are commonly asked:
- Does sleeping position influence shoulder pain?
- What is the best position for me to sleep in?
- Kempf B, Kongsted A. Association Between the Side of Unilateral Shoulder Pain and Preferred Sleeping Position: A Cross-Sectional Study of 83 Danish Patients.J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2012 May 17.