Foot Pain in the Morning

Foot Pain in the Morning

                    If you have foot pain in the morning from the very first step you take out of bed, you may have plantar fasciitis. Your feet might feel fine after a few steps, or you could have shooting pain in the heels or balls of your feet, which […]

Daylight Savings Time 2014: Get Ready to Fall Back

Daylight Savings Time 2014: Get Ready to Fall Back

“Spring forward, fall back,” as the saying goes. Daylight savings time 2014 ends Sunday, November 2. Are you ready for it? Setting the clocks back or forward is really disruptive to your sleep cycle. If you think you’re gaining an hour of sleep; it’s not that simple.  Get ready for daylight savings time 2014 by […]

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OAS) and Back Sleeping

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OAS) and Back Sleeping

Obstructive sleep apnea (or obstructive sleep apnoea) is a condition where your tongue and/or soft palate relaxes while you’re sleeping and drops back into your airway, either completely or partially obstructing your breathing. One little known second line of treatment for OAS is back sleeping on the proper pillow. If you put your head into […]

Gravity and Sleep Injuries

Gravity and Sleep Injuries

Throughout your day, gravity pushes on your whole body, constantly. You actively resist gravity all day long by consciously walking upright, standing straight and holding your head up.  Gravity works against you when you sleep, too, aggressively trying to crumple you up into a ball. The difference is, while sleeping, you cannot actively resist it. Gravity is why it’s so easy […]