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Sleeping after discectomy



  • It will depend on how you feel. Using a pillow for your legs is crucial though no matter what position. Under knees if on your back between your legs when sleeping on your side. I had terrible pain on my left side my bad side and it also hurt to lay on my back especially since I had to wear my back brace 24/7 except for when I showered.

    So the only way I could sleep was on my right side with a pillow between my legs. I use a regular bed pillow I find this the most comfortable. My right shoulder got sore from this since I had to do this for months but not that bad. This was before I got my 3" memory foam topper and as soon as I got that I was able to sleep on any side.
  • BmyersmiBBmyersmi Posts: 1
    edited 12/23/2015 - 6:51 AM
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