I have found a big improvement in my sciatica symptoms since consistently sleeping on my back with knees elevated. I am also propped up with two pillows under my shoulders, the top one being made of memory foam. I sleep on a Tempur-Pedic memory foam Mattress Guidelines for Sleep Comfort
, which we bought about three months ago.
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L4/L5 and severe arthritis. Pain was mostly on getting out of bed in morning (shooting pains down left buttock and leg); hip pain when walking more than 5 minutes; leg pain when sleeping on side.
For some time now, I've struggled with trying to Sleep and Insomnia: Articles and Videos on Mattresses and Better Sleep
on my back the whole night. I would start out on my back, but change positions through the night. Whenever I did that, my symptoms worsened. After forcing myself to sleep in my back the whole night, I noticed a big improvement. There was minimal pain getting out of bed. And when shopping yesterday, the hip pain didn't start until about a half hour.