The shoulder contains one of the most flexible joints in your body. This joint ensures you are able to rotate and use your arm properly. There are many injuries that your shoulder can suffer. When this happens, you may lose mobility in your arm. Shoulder injuries can also cause extreme pain, inflammation, and discomfort.
Treatment often includes physical therapy and anti-inflammatory drugs. When the initial treatments do not work, there are cases where shoulder surgery may be advised. If a doctor recommends surgery, you may feel pain and discomfort for a few weeks after the procedure. You need to get enough sleep to support the healing process. We share four important tips to help you sleep better after you had shoulder surgery.
Use a Shoulder sling
Consider a Reclined Sleeping position
Make sure you have the right mattress
use ice packs on your shoulder
Connie finished her counseling psychologist program at Ohio State University. Her passion to write helped a lot of people suffering from physical, emotional, and mental issues.
Connie is a sleep specialist and a full-time writer for Sleep Standards. Connie has tested and reviewed over 40 different products and is always up to date on the latest sleep and mattress trends.