Did you know that the position in which you sleep, can be a great determinant of the posture you have the next day? This is a great topic of conversation for doctors who often ask their clients what posture they take when sleeping and stress the importance of having a good mattress to avoid problems in the spine.
Have you ever wondered what is the best posture for a restorative rest? Knowing this detail is more important than it seems.
There is a lot of writing about the best sleeping posture.
But something similar happens to choose the ideal mattress: there is no 100% perfect posture. What does exist is the most advisable posture to minimize later problems or ailments. There are several factors that influence the choice, such as specific physical ailments or temporary situations…
Also in the field of bed posture, obviously. The College of Physiotherapists itself reminds us that the best is to “keep the curvatures” of our body in a physiological position. Avoiding very hard or very soft mattresses.
Improve your posture with the right equipment
We don’t just mean sleeping equipment, we mean equipment that corrects your posture. It is logical if we take into account that the positions adopted when walking and sleeping and the technology on which we do it are two key variables to avoid cervical pain.
Carrying out an exercise routine that includes postural exercises is a good way to work on your posture regularly. Many specialists recommend the use of posture corrective in cases where patients present with great postural or muscular ailments.
This posture corrective brace is composed of tapes whose objective is to help you to maintain a good posture throughout the day. It is very easy to use and comfortable to wear under your clothes. The aim of using a posture corrective is to get your body used to adopt a good posture in a natural way so that eventually you do not need to use it to have a good posture and it becomes natural in every person.
As we have said before, wearing a good posture during the day, also helps to have a good posture at night, at bedtime. In this regard, experts advise you to follow a natural trend, that is, sleep on your side or back with your arms stretched out across the body. Sleeping on one side is the preferred posture for 65% of the population according to an ASOCAMA study. But you can also choose the other option (face up), as it better distributes the pressure points of the body and reduces the pressure in the spine, favoring circulation.
The fetal position has become one of the favorites for many. In addition to mitigating snoring problems, it keeps the pelvis stable, reducing the chance of back pain. If you like to sleep on your side, remember that the pillow should be firm enough.