Part 6 Common Sleep Injuries: Hip Injuries

Part 6 Common Sleep Injuries: Hip Injuries

Hip injuries are the trickiest of common sleep injuries, because you will often feel pain in another part of your body. The lower back is most often the scapegoat. For instance, what you think is a lower back injury can turn out to be Piriformis Syndrome. A chiropractor can accurately determine if the cause of […]

Part 5 Common Sleep Injuries: Back Injuries

Part 5 Common Sleep Injuries: Back Injuries

Gravity is not your friend. Life would be easier on the moon. Your posture, even when you are passively sleeping, is still actively fighting against Earth’s pressure on your body. If you have a terrible mattress, don’t have the proper pillow, or are sleeping wrong, you aren’t helping to support your spine, which leads to […]

Part 4 Common Sleep Injuries: Wrist Injury

Part 4 Common Sleep Injuries: Wrist Injury

Babies are so cute when they sleep with their chins cupped into their bent wrists; tiny hands curled into little balls and pulled into their chests. What is not cute, at least to your chiropractor, is an adult sleeping in the fetal position. That much stress on your body just isn’t comfortable or healthy. Best […]

Part 3 Common Sleep Injuries: Elbow injuries

Part 3 Common Sleep Injuries: Elbow injuries

Do you sleep with one arm under your pillow? If you do, you might wake up from time to time with a completely numb, “dead” arm, which feels creepy and frightening. That’s harmless enough, but after time, repeated compression of the nerves that run along your elbow can cause elbow injuries. It’s common to suffer elbow […]